Mary Howell

Unit: School of Nursing
Department: School of Nursing
Office location and address
225 Jeanette Lancaster Way
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
NUCO 3310: Patient-Family Centered Care: Pediatric Nursing
Credits: 4
This course addresses nursing care of pediatric patients, up to 21 years old. Students will learn the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients requiring medical and/or surgical treatment, with particular focus on the impact of developmental level on the patient's adaptation to medical illness, surgical events and psychological influences. The child as an integral member of the family is emphasized throughout all content areas.