NURS 305 Nursing Childbearing Family with lab

This course introduces nursing concepts related to women’s health, pregnancy, and care of the new-born. The unique needs of reproducing families will be explored. Building on the foundation of previous nursing courses and the nursing process, the student will explore nursing care for women with reproductive concerns as well as nursing care during preconception, perinatal, postpartum, and neonatal periods. Tasks of pregnancy, psychosocial adaption, biological-behavioral concepts in obstetric nursing care within the context of social justice, cultural competence, and equity will be addressed. Learning experiences are provided in the University simulation laboratory, hospitals, clinics, and community.