• Program: Practical Nursing
  • Course: Maternal Child Nursing
  • Course #: NURS1242
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course explores well-child care, and pediatric health issues. Pregnancy, labor and delivery, prenatal and post partum care are discussed. The importance of family centered care is emphasized.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Chart the course of normal pregnancy
Plan care of a client experiencing complications of pregnancy
Interpret medical terms associated with labor and delivery
Explain postpartum care of the new mother
Examine multisystem nursing care for the child
Integrate characteristics of the newborn
Determine holistic nursing care of the child
Integrate cultural considerations of family centered care

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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