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NU 108 Maternal Health and Newborn Nursing

NU 108 Maternal Health and Newborn Nursing

100.5 clock hours (weeks 2-8)

This course provides the student with an understanding of the conception, development and delivery of a newborn. The nursing process and evidence-based practice is utilized to address the physical, psychosocial, and emotional needs of the maternal patient through these stages, as well as for the newborn. Psychosocial and multi-cultural dynamics of the family are considered. Common complications of pregnancy are also incorporated into the curriculum.