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Woman and Newborn Health Nursing

Course Code: NURS 419

Credit: (3+3)

Pre-Requisite: NURS 316

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.