2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASN-225 Advanced Concepts of Maternal Newborn Nursing


Credits: 2
Contact Hours: Lec 1 Lab 0 Practicum 3
Tier Rate: Tier III
This course focuses on contemporary nursing of the childbearing family from pregnancy through birth. The nursing process will be utilized to focus on the holistic health and sociocultural needs of the childbearing family. Emphasis will be placed on the registered nurse’s role in providing care to high-risk mothers and newborns with the goal of achieving optimal health outcomes for this client population. Critical thinking and evidenced-based practice will be used in the clinical area to develop a case study of a client from labor and delivery, post-partum nursery or neonatal intensive care with the goal of administering care to the client and the entire family. Included will be assessing client and family development, prioritizing family physical, psychosocial, Maslow’s Human Needs and cultural diversity needs, appraising the client stress adaptation level and devising interventions to assist in health promotion, health protection and disease prevention. Prerequisite(s): ASN 200, 210, 215 Corequisite(s): ASN 220Maximum Credit Hours 2