NURS 452 - Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents
(Prerequisites: NURS 350, NURS 352, 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.