HNR 242 - Adv Maternal Child Nursing-Cli

Course Description

This course provides for the clinical application of the principles presented in the co requisite: HNR 241. Maternity clinical time will occur in an inpatient unit and pediatric clinical time will be in an acute or community pediatric setting observing and caring for pediatric patients. Students will complete a detailed family assessment, be involved in clinical simulations, and participate in these experiences by observing and/or directly providing care to at-risk families coping with childbearing and/or childrearing stressors/issues. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

HNR 251 with a grade of 2.5 or higher and HNR 252 with an S


HNR 221, HNR 241

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Communications - Direct, Quantitative Reasoning

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Utilizes professional communication skills to facilitate shared decision-making in providing patient-centered care, and in promoting effective team functioning.
  • Implements nursing actions based on decisions that are consistent with standards for nursing practice, established policies and procedures, and legal/ethical parameters.
  • Implements holistic patient-centered care for an assigned group of patients.
Human Dimension:
  • Implements safe care practices that minimize the potential for harm to patients, self, and health care team members.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Provides relevant, accurate and complete information in a concise, clear and timely manner to the healthcare team, patients and families.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Applies various types of thinking required to implement the nursing process.