2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

N 173 NURSING CARE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES LAB


2 Units 6 hours lab
Transfers: CSU
Prerequisite: N 161 and 172 with a grade of “C” or better
Corequisite: N 173 Lecture
Limitation: Official admission to the nursing program
Recommended Preparation: HSC 228  and N 245 
Focuses on integration and application of the nursing process to care for neonates, infants, children and adolescents and their families. The focus is on providing family centered care, the application of nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective collaboration with health care team members. Nutrition, medication/ fluid administration, physiology, growth and development, comfort/pain management, and advocacy are emphasized. The following concepts are integrated: diversity among US cultural groups, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care, and he values and attitudes required of the professional nurse.
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