NURS 314 Pediatrics – Nursing Care 1 month – 19 years

This course focuses on the infants’, Children’s’ and adolescents’ health and illness within the context of their families and relevant environments. Students will be challenged to think and respond critically and comprehensively regarding a variety of infant, child, and adolescent health and illness situations form health promotion through the end of life care. Course content will build on foundational knowledge from the basic and social sciences, humanities, and previous clinical courses. Students will use family systems theory in the development of comprehensive plans of care for the new-born through adolescent with/and emphasis on disease and injury prevention, nutrition, assessment, and treatment of common pathologies conditions and disorders of development. Learning will be supplemented ion the simulation lab and other settings.