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NURS 418

Nursing Care of Children & Their Families

Course Code: NURS 418

Credit: (2+3)

Pre-Requisite: NURS 316 + NURS 321

Pre/Co-Requisite: NURS 322

This course is designed to acquaint the student with the nursing care of infants and children within the framework of normal physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development. The disease conditions of the childhood are described in relation to the body systems integrating nutritional, psychological, pharmacological, teaching-learning and rehabilitation aspects throughout the course. Clinical experiences are designed to help the student integrate theory and research findings to provide holistic care for children, adolescents, and their families. The clinical placement will be preceded by 2 weeks of introduction in the Nursing Skills Lab. Supervised Clinical experience may include but not be limited to bedside teaching, clinical rounds, direct patient care, health education, scenarios analysis and case study.