Introduces students to the study and application of principles required to meet both the common and complex needs of the childbearing family and newborn infant. Physical assessment techniques and strategies unique to the childbearing woman and newborn infant will be discussed and are integrated into clinical experiences. Therapeutic communication and interpersonal relationships between all persons with respect for cultural and situational differences are examined. Clinical experiences prepare the student to function as a member of the health care team in the role of the obstetrical nurse, communicate effectively, utilize technology and the nursing process to provide holistic care in an ethical manner. This course includes theory and clinical components.
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