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NUR 114 BASIC CONCEPTS OF PEDIATRIC NURSING (2)
Provides the learner with a basic understanding of the care of both the well and sick child within the role of the Practical Nurse. Emphasis is placed on the normal growth and development from infancy to adolescence. Nursing care of common childhood conditions is discussed. Theory is related to the nursing care of the well child, the sick child in various settings, the child with special needs, and the impact of pediatric care on the family. Relevant psychosocial, ethno cultural and family concepts are integrated throughout.
30 contact hours (30 lecture hours). Prerequisites: Completion of preceding nursing course work with a grade of "C" or better.