2017-2018 Semester Catalog

PNSG 2130 Obstetric Nursing

Focuses on health management and maintenance and the prevention of illness, care of the individual as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health. The definition of client care includes using the nursing process, performing assessments, using critical thinking, and providing client education. Topics include: health management and maintenance and prevention of illness, care of the individual as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health in the reproductive system, pathological and nonpathological concerns in obstetric clients, and the newborn; client care, treatments, pharmacology, and diet therapy related to the reproductive system, obstetric clients, and the newborn; and standard precautions.

Credits

4