This course provides information on complex problems facing families coping with complications during the childbearing/childrearing process, including an identification of at-risk families. These concepts will be applied to review of complications occurring during childhood and the prenatal, intrapartum and postpartum periods. Group 2 course.
Required Prerequisites HNR 251
with a grade of 2.5 or higher and HNR 252
with an S
Corequisites HNR 221
, HNR 242
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Incorporate best practices based on research into the nursing plan of care for the maternal-child and family health populations.
- Use clinical reasoning to ensure healthy practices persist when dealing with high-risk complications that can present during the preconception, prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum periods.
- Formulate nursing interventions for at-risk indicators.
- Create a plan of care for the at-risk client and family during the prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum periods.
- Apply the principles of health promotion/disease prevention, stress adaptation, growth and development, and cultural considerations for caring for families during the childbearing/child rearing periods.
- Coordinate care with other disciplines for children with chronic, handicapping, and/or life-threatening illnesses.
- Coordinate care with other disciplines for families experiencing an at-risk prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum periods.
- Evaluate at-risk indicators within multiple family structures.
- Incorporates safe care practices that minimize the potential for harm to patients, self, and health care team members.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Plan nursing care with other disciplines for children with chronic, handicapping, and/or life-threatening illnesses.
Learning How to Learn:
- Apply grief theory into the nursing management of pregnancy and newborn loss.
- Correlate community, state, and national resources available for the family with complex needs into the plan of care.
- Analyze data from a comprehensive assessment (physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual) to distinguish characteristics that may be problematic for individuals or families in the future.