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2021-2022 General Catalog 
2021-2022 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PRNU 210 syllabus

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PRNU 210:PN Pediatric Nursing

Credit Hours: 2.5; 30 Hours of Clinical Experience
Lecture hours per week: 2
Introductory pediatric nursing concepts will be discussed to include newborn and pediatric concepts, nursing considerations and care of the child in the hospital, community, and home. Growth and development will be discussed to include common childhood disorders/dysfunctions, communicable diseases, and immunizations. Emphasis on developmentally appropriate, evidence-based nursing practice for children and families from conception through birth, infancy, childhood and adolescences including, but not limited to, the knowledge, skills, and attributes essential to providing compassionate cultural care to meet the health needs of the infant from birth through adolescence, experiencing multiple health alterations. A discussion of anatomical, physiological, pharmacological, and nutritional theory is presented related to the care of children. This course includes a 30-hour clinical component for students to integrate pediatric nursing theory into practice under the supervision of a nurse faculty member. 30 hours theory, 30 hours clinical

Enrollment in the program courses (PRNU) is limited to those students who have been selected and admitted to the program. Program courses are sequenced by semester and must be taken as a group each semester per program requirements and policies.

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