NSG4056: Caring for Children

Area of Study
Credits 3.0
This course provides an understanding of the health care needs of children from birth through adolescence. Caring for the child and the family are addressed using the framework of holism. Health promotion, acute and chronic health concerns, and injury prevention are addressed with integration of child growth and development issues. Components of Professionalism (competency, legal, ethical, political, and economic issues) and Critical Thinking are incorporated throughout this course to enable students to integrate theory and practice.