Woman and Newborn Health
Course Code: NURS 419
This course is designed to equip the student
nurse with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to provide care
effectively for women during pregnancy, labor and delivery, post-partum period
and to provide care to newborn and family as well. Major
bio-psycho-social-spiritual concepts related to the mother and fetus/neonate in
the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods are emphasized. It also
familiarizes the learner with the concept of high-risk women and facilities
critical thinking skills within the frame of nursing process. The clinical
placement will be preceded by 2 weeks of introduction in the Nursing Skills Lab.
Supervised Clinical experience may include but not be limited to bedside
teaching, clinical rounds, direct patient care, health education, scenarios
analysis and case study.