2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Feb 03, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 244 Topics in Obstetrical and Pediatric Nursing Care (3 credits)

Prerequisite Enrollment in the Associate Degree Nursing Program.

Course Description
Concepts of collaborative care for patients who are experiencing pregnancy and childbirth. Concepts of collaborative care for newborn and pediatric patients who are experiencing acute illnesses, changes in conditions, and emergencies.

Student Outcomes
1) Identify the multiple dimensions of patient centered care.
2) Demonstrate knowledge of the contributions of others on the healthcare team in helping patient/family achieve health goals.
3) Define the role of evidence in determining best clinical practice.
4) Assess variation and measurement for enhanced quality of care.
5) Describe the potential and actual impact of national patient safety resources, initiatives and regulations.
6) Apply information and technology skills that are essential for safe patient care.

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