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|Child Health Nursing.|
|Five semester hours, two theory, three clinical. (SP)|
This course focuses on clinical application of the nursing process in providing culturally specific care to children, adolescents and their family systems. Clinical experiences in acute care and community-based settings provide students with the opportunity to apply primary, secondary and tertiary prevention within child health care and family-client systems. Critical thinking, health promotion, family-centered care and cultural diversity are stressed. Contents will be covered over a 16 week period with appropriate unit and final examination and clinical rotations. In order for a student to pass the NURS 3526 course, the student will have to demonstrate mastery with a test average of 75 and passing clinical experience. Students who cannot achieve these objectives will be required to repeat NURS 3526 in its entirety. To earn credit, this course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. (Advanced standing for Registered Nurses.) Prerequisites: NURS 3314, NURS 3315, NURS 3665. Course fee: $100.
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