The course incorporates a holistic approachto addressing the needs of the pediatricpatient.Increases the student’s knowledge of facts, principles and concepts with regard tocare of the child from neonate to adolescent. The nursing student will utilize the nursingprocess to provide care to children who are experiencing serious illness, long-term physi-cal develop-mental problems and anomalies. It places emphasis on the application ofknowledge of growth and development patterns at various stages in the case of the childas part of the family unit. Utilization of protective, nutritive, and generative skills will rein-force previous learning and provide the opportunity for transfer of learning to new settings.The student will recognize cultural influences on growth and development.
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