NURS 452 - Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents
(Prerequisites: NURS 350 , NURS 352-352L , NURS 361 ; co-requisite: NURS 371 )
The focus is on the physiological adaptation to functional and dysfunctional health patterns in children and adolescents. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process and functional health patterns as a frame-work for nursing practice. Health promotion and the pathophysiology and nursing care related to the disorders of childhood are included. Three hours lecture, nine hours clinical lab/week for seven weeks, alternate with NURS 450 lab or NURS 371 lab taken fall senior year or spring junior year.