Nursing Foundations IV: Maternity Nursing - NFDN 2004

Credit(s): 3 | Hours: Lecture - 45, Lab - 0, Work Experience - , Other - 0

This course introduces the learner to the childbearing family and the practical nurse's role in promoting, restoring, and maintaining the health of the maternity client and her family. The learner will apply knowledge of the nursing process and the four concepts of the nursing metaparadigm to the care of the expectant family before, during, and after the birth of the baby. The learner will build upon previous nursing knowledge and related theory in adapting the nursing approach to the care and health promotion of the child-bearing family and learn how assessment of family strengths, coping abilities, and life experiences are key to the practical nurse's role in health promotion. The learner will apply the collaborative interdisciplinary team approach to maternity care. New developments in maternal and newborn care will be examined as trends and issues in maternity care are addressed.

Prerequisites: NFDN 2003, PATH 1000 Restricted to Practical Nurse

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Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies


Fall O01 41840 Aug 31 - Dec 8, 2020
Fall O02 41841 Oct 01, 2020 - Jan 07, 2021
Fall O03 41842 Nov 01, 2020 - Feb 07, 2021
Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies


Fall A01 41838 Oct 26 - Dec 16, 2020 Wed: 02:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Mon: 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Fall C01 41844 Aug 31 - Oct 23, 2020 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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