Prerequisites: Completion of Year II of B.N. program.

Students will study congenital, genetic, and common pediatric illnesses, as well as the childbearing experience, in the classroom and clinical setting. A case study approach will be used to examine individual and family responses to these health transitions/challenges, while emphasizing the nurse's roles in the areas of health promotion, prevention, curative, rehabilitative and supportive care. Determinants of health, current research and knowledge, and ethical reasoning as bases for professional nursing care will be discussed.

3 lecture hours per week, 4 clinical practice hours per week , one term

Successors: 71:375.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 71:356 in the BU Course Transfer Database.