Semester: Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: Credit or concurrent enrollment in NUR 343.
Catalog Description: Application of the nursing process in the care of individuals and families with childbearing and reproductive experiences.
This course is designed to teach nursing students how to take care of women and families experiencing pregnancy, childbirth, and new parenting, as well as women with reproductive system problems, through simulation laboratory and clinical experiences with real clients. Students learn about both healthy and sick women and newborns.
By the end of this course you will:
This course is primarily taught through supervised experiences in the simulation laboratory and in health care agencies, focusing on caring for the pregnant and birthing women, her newborn, and her family. Students are evaluated through observations of performance and written assignments.
This course is taught by multiple instructors, please refer to the URI Course Schedule.
This is a required nursing course that prepares the student to care for women during pregnancy, birth, and throughout the lifespan, and for newborn infants, including both healthy and ill babies.