Nursing Foundations IV: Maternity Nursing

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.

Note: 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)


Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Edmonton

Fall Aug 29 - Oct 21, 2022 Thu, Fri: 08:00 - 11:00 am
42160 A01 No
Fall Oct 24 - Dec 16, 2022 Wed, Thu: 08:00 - 11:00 am
42164 A02 No
Winter Jan 9 - Feb 24, 2023 Tue, Thu: 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
12246 A01 No
Winter Mar 6 - Apr 28, 2023 Tue, Thu: 03:30 - 06:30 pm
12250 A02 No

Wetaskiwin

Fall Aug 29 - Oct 21, 2022 Tue, Wed: 08:00 - 11:00 am
42165 C01 No
Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Online

Spring May 2 - Jul 22, 2022 21159 O01 No
Fall Aug 29 - Nov 18, 2022 42162 O01 No
Fall Sep 26 - Dec 16, 2022 42163 O02 No
Winter Jan 9 - Mar 31, 2023 12248 O01 No
Winter Feb 6 - Apr 28, 2023 12249 O02 No
Spring May 8 - Jul 28, 2023 21273 O01 No

To take this course, you must be enrolled in one of the related programs:

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