NURS-172 Health Care of Women
The focus of this course is on the response of individuals and families to changes that occur during the reproductive process and in related issues of women's health. Reproduction is explored as a normal life cycle event with an emphasis on the role of the nurse in promoting health for families. Pertinent knowledge from the social and biological sciences is considered in the development of a plan of care. In addition to a focus on the normal reproductive process, students study potential complications of pregnancy, and other common health concerns of women across the life continuum. This is a four (4) credit course. Two (2) credits are allocated to the classroom (didactic) component and two (2) credits to the clinical laboratory component. At the junior level, the ratio of laboratory to credit hours is 3:1. Fall, Spring and Summer. Junior Year.
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: NURS- 042, -012, -015, -112, -162 HSCI -101, -102, -202 and 204. Corequisites: HSCI-201, NURS-173 or -174.
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