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.

Practical Nurse Prerequisites: NFDN 2003, NPRT 1001, PSYC 1060 PN for Internl Educated Nurses Prerequisite: NFDN 2003 Co-requisite: SOCI 1000 Restricted to PN & PN for Internl Educated Nurses (Some classes may not be open for PNIEN)

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Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Edmonton

Fall A01 41640 Oct 25 - Dec 16, 2021 Mon, Fri: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Winter A01 11942 Jan 5 - Feb 18, 2022 Tue, Fri: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Winter A02 11946 Feb 28 - Apr 15, 2022 Wed, Fri: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Winter E01 11947 Jan 5 - Feb 16, 2022 Wed, Thu: 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Term Section Class Duration Schedule Open Studies

Online

Fall O02 41643 Sep 27 - Dec 16, 2021
Winter O01 11944 Jan 5 - Mar 25, 2022
Winter O02 11945 Jan 31 - Apr 22, 2022
Spring O01 21159 May 2 - Jul 22, 2022

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