Semester: Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: NUR 334 and NUR 344, previous or concurrent enrollment in NUR 453.
Catalog Description: Examines theories and strategies which promote or restore health and prevent or manage illness in infants, children and adolescents; includes family-centered concepts and supportive management during end-of-life care.
This course examines issues facing children and their families as they strive for optimal health and prevention of illness of infants, children, and teens. Health promotion, health maintenance, and risk management are primary concerns of pediatrics nurses working in all health care environments.
By the end of this course you will:
This course meets for 3 hours /week for lecture and class discussion. There are both quizzes and exams. The course is taken concurrently with NUR 434, which is the practicum component of Nursing of Children.
This course is taught by multiple instructors, please refer to the URI Course Schedule.
This is a required course that gives the senior nursing student the opportunity to explore the issues and nursing care of infants, children, and adolescents. The information learned in this course will enable the student to deliver optimal nursing care to children as well as to be able to consider the needs of children as family members when caring for adults.