Pediatric Nursing


Exploration of the nursing care of healthy children and adolescents as well as those exhibiting common health problems. Concepts include those related to growth and development as well as the physiology utilized to identify norms and deviations in the health status of children and adolescents. Age-appropriate communication skills, evidence-based nursing strategies, and critical thinking skills for professional interaction with children of different ages in a variety of clinical settings are integrated into the classroom and clinical components. 4 Credits (2 Lecture - 6 Lab) Prerequisite(s): NUR211 and NUR212 and NUR352 and PSY203.