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Midwifery Care 4: Post partum, Breast Feeding and Newborn Care

Course Code: NURS 616

Credit: (2)

This course covers a variety of complications the midwife may encounter in clinical practice during post partum period. Emphasis is on recognition, current thinking about prevention/treatment modalities, including medical as well as complementary and nutritional therapies. In addition to the role of physician consultation and referral, this course also addresses controversies within the midwifery community regarding where and how these clinical challenges should be handled.