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					                                        Pediatric Nursing


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                                  Pediatric Nursing Practice

COURSE DESCRIPTION


This course is designed to develop nursing skills in providing care to the child and his/her
families along the health and illness continuum. Clinical experiences will emphasize the well
child and the child with acute and chronic conditions. Students will have the opportunity to
integrate their concepts of basic medical and nursing science in pediatric acute and critical
care.


COURSE OBJECTIVES

1. Enhance nursing skills in assessment, diagnosis, and management of children with acute
   and chronic health problems.
2. Incorporate evidence-based practice when caring for children and their families.
3. Develop an understanding of the complex interactions of the physiological, cognitive,
   social, cultural, and emotional facets of child development in relation to their early, mid
   and late stages of functioning.

CREDIT

Pediatric nursing 3 credits
Pediatric nursing practice 3 credits


GRADING
Pediatric nursing
Mid-term and final exam                80%
Paper writing                          10%
Class participation                    10%


Pediatric nursing practice
Clinical practice performance          50%
Weekly care report                     35%
Final case presentation                15%

				
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