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


1.5 Units 1.5 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU
Prerequisite: N 173 with a grade of “C” or better
Corequisite: N 174 Lab
Limitation: official admission to the nursing program.
Provides the theoretical basis for integration of the nursing process to care for women, newborns and to their families/significant others. The focus is on providing family centered care while applying nursing practice and professional standards, evidence based practice, safety and quality improvement, nursing informatics and effective health care team collaboration. Nutrition, medication/fluid administration, physiology, development and advocacy are emphasized. The following concepts are integrated: US cultural group diversity, legal/bioethical considerations, health promotion, disease process and illness prevention, restorative care, end of life care and the values and attitudes required of the professional registered nurse. Letter grade only.