Unit: School of Nursing
Department: School of Nursing
Office location and address
202 Jeanette Lancaster WayCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
This course introduces students to the nursing process as it applies to the care of obstetric, gynecologic, and newborn clients. Health and wellness strategies are emphasized along with disease states specific to the reproductive period as students care for women and families in the hospital and the community.
Focuses on acquiring, analyzing, and refining of health assessment data to develop an accurate nursing problem list. Considers normal variations and abnormalities of different developmental, cultural, and ethnic groups. Introduces therapeutic communication, psychomotor skills, and interpersonal skills in providing care. The laboratory portion allows the student to practice assessment and clinical intervention skills in a simulated environment. Prerequisite: Admission to Clinical Nurse Leader program.
This course encompasses the care of women through the lifespan with an emphasis on the childbearing period, spanning preconception planning and care through pregnancy, birth and family integration. The course presents the management of normal and high-risk pregnancy and explores the social, cultural, economic and other factors that impact the changing individual and family dynamics. Prerequisites: NUIP 3020
The course provides a foundation for seminars; research on cultural issues in health including access and social justice will be explored. Theories and assessment tools related to cultural diversity and competency will be examined. The health care provider as an agent for ensuring sensitivity of differences and equality in health care delivery will be discussed as well as the inclusion of minorities in research and evidence based practice. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or instructor permission.