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NU 109 Nursing Care of the Child

NU 109 Nursing Care of the Child

100.5 clock hours (weeks 2-8)

The focus of this course is the nursing care of the child. The understanding of the child’s normal growth and development is the foundation for further study regarding the diseases and disorders common to each age group. Basic physiological, psychosocial, emotional and cultural needs are explored utilizing the nursing process and evidence-based practice. Pharmacological nutritional, safety, and health promotion considerations are incorporated into the course.