This course builds on previous nursing knowledge and related theory and assists the student in adapting nursing care for pediatric clients and their families through the use of the nursing metaparadigm, nursing process, and growth and development theories. Theoretical concepts of assessment of the pediatric client related to growth and development are introduced. Pathophysiology, nursing care, communication, and health-teaching techniques specific to pediatric clients and their family are discussed.
Note: Practical Nurse Prerequisites: NFDN 2003, NPRT 1001, PSYC 1060
PN for Internl Educated Nurse Prerequisite NFDN 2003
Co-requisite: SOCI 1000
Restricted to PN & PN for Internl Educated Nurses (some classes may not be open to PNIEN)