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NURS 4250 Child Health Nursing Theory (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course builds on the published Pediatric Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice to discuss the unique responses of children and their families to acute and chronic illness. Emphasis is placed on the child's growth and development in relation to wellness and illness. A family-centered approach is used to address the health teaching, promotion, restoration, and maintenance needs of children and their families. Theoretical principles are presented, and creative, evidence-based nursing intervention strategies to meet the needs of children and their families across the health care continuum are discussed.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: NURS3242, NURS3243, NURS3244, NURS3245

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Last Updated: 14-Feb-14