NUR 150 Maternal - Child Nursing

6 Credit Hours • 171 Contact Hours (49.5 Lecture, 31.5 Lab, 90 Clinical)

Prerequisite: Successful completion of preceding nursing coursework; BIO 202, MAT 103, NUR 109, NUR 112

Corequisite: BIO 216, NUR 106

Note: BIO 216 may be taken during the second semester in the Nursing Program

NUR 150 provides for the acquisition of maternal/child nursing theory, as well as application of mental health concepts, communication, collaboration, caring, and critical thinking/clinical reasoning necessary for safe, family-centered nursing care to childbearing families and children that is developmentally and culturally appropriate. Incorporates evidence-based practice, standards of practice, quality improvement, and legal and ethical responsibilities of the nurse. Application of knowledge and skills occurs in the nursing skills laboratory and in a variety of maternal/child and pediatric clinical settings.