Courses

Dept Subject Number Credits Course Name
HPD NUR 1052 2.5 Nursing Care of Children and Families

This course focuses on the unique health and developmental needs of infants, children and adolescents with an emphasis on family-centered care. The course incorporates principles of assessment, planning and implementation of nursing interventions appropriate for health promotion, wellness, health restoration and various complex health problems. Nursing approaches are based on the use of best evidence, developmental perspectives, and cultural competence with a focus on critical thinking.

Dept Subject Number Credits Course Name
HPD NUR 1052C 2.5 Nursing Care Of Children And Their Families Clinical

This course focuses on nursing practice for restoration and maintenance of health in children in various stages of development within their families and the broader social contexts in which children grow and develop. Nursing approaches used in the clinical setting are based on the use of best evidence, developmental perspectives, and cultural competence. The nursing process is applied to the child and family to minimize the effects of stressors which have resulted in a disruption of health. There is an emphasis on critical thinking and decision making as the student applies theory to nursing care.