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ADN 416 - Family Health Nursing

Credits: 5
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 6
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
Provides an in-depth study of family health nursing, including childbearing, parenting, and illnesses of children and adolescents. Concepts of acute and chronic illness, disability and dying are included.
Prerequisite: PNN 605 , PNN 606 , PNN 351 , ENG 105 , SPC 122 BIO 732  or 187.
Corequisite: ADN 611  
Competencies
  1. Discuss the history and emerging roles of family health care
  2. Apply the nursing process when caring for the childbearing family
    1. Examine the nursing care of the antepartal client
    2. Inter-relate physiological and psychological changes of pregnancy with prenatal nursing care
    3. Examine the influence of cultural/ethnic values and customs in nurse/family interactions
    4. Examine the management of high-risk pregnancy
    5. Examine nursing care for the intrapartal client as it relates to each stage of labor
    6. Explain pain management for the intrapartal client
    7. Discuss management of the client with an episiotomy or laceration
    8. Inter-relate physiological changes of a postpartum client with postpartum nursing care
    9. Inter-relate physiological changes of a newborn client with newborn nursing care
    10. Perform newborn assessment
    11. Promote parent-infant attachment behaviors
    12. Discuss the role transition experienced by new parents and other family members
    13. Perform postpartal assessment
    14. Provide holistic nursing care for the childbearing family
    15. Conduct relevant teaching to meet the needs of childbearing families
    16. Implement needed interventions based on changing client status
    17. Examine the management of high-risk pregnancy and reproductive issues
    18. Discuss delivery complications/special conditions
    19. Examine postpartum complications
    20. Discuss postpartum depression
  3. Examine the nursing role for supporting a family with infertility
  4. Examine the nursing role for supporting parenting of the well and ill child
    1. Discuss the reactions of a family with a child who has an acute illness, chronic illness or disability
    2. Examine the nursing role of supporting a family with a child who has an acute illness, chronic illness, or disability
  5. Apply the nursing process when caring for individuals and their families dealing with childhood illnesses or health disorders
    1. Compare and contrast the nursing care for individuals with various respiratory disorders
    2. Discuss the nursing care for a family of an individual with a respiratory disorder
    3. Compare and contrast the nursing care for individuals with various gastrointestinal disorders
    4. Discuss the nursing care for a family of an individual with gastrointestinal disorder
    5. Compare and contrast the nursing care for individuals with various musculoskeletal disorders
    6. Discuss the nursing care for a family of an individual with a musculoskeletal disorder
    7. Compare and contrast the nursing care for individuals with various integumentary disorders
    8. Discuss the nursing care for a family of an individual with an integumentary disorder
    9. Compare and contrast the nursing care for individuals with various genitourinary disorders
    10. Discuss the nursing care for a family of an individual with genitourinary disorder
    11. Compare and contrast the nursing care for individuals with various cerebral disorders
    12. Discuss the nursing care for a family of an individual with a cerebral disorder
    13. Compare and contrast the nursing care for individuals with various cardiovascular disorders
    14. Discuss the nursing care for a family of an individual with a cardiovascular disorder
    15. Compare and contrast the nursing care for individuals with various hematological or immunological disorders
    16. Discuss the nursing care for a family of an individual with a hematological or immunological disorder
    17. Compare and contrast the nursing care for individuals with various endocrine disorders
    18. Discuss the nursing care for a family of an individual with an endocrine disorder
    19. Support child and family during the child?s illness or health disorder
    20. Provide nursing care reflective of developmental level of child
    21. Implement individualized nursing care based on acute and chronic illnesses of the child
    22. Conduct relevant teaching to meet the needs of child and family
    23. Revise plan of care based on evaluation of client situation
  6. Apply the nursing process when caring for individuals and their families dealing with birth defects, chronic illness or disability, terminal illness or dying
    1. Discuss birth injuries, genetics, and anomalies of the newborn
    2. Compare prenatal and postnatal tests used to determine the presence of birth anomalies
    3. Explore the emotional impact on a family with the birth of a baby with a birth anomaly
    4. Explore community agencies and support groups for a family with a child who has a birth anomaly



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