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Course Name:

Maternal Health Nursing - Practicum

Course Description:

The focus of this clinical course is on the nursing needs of individuals as they relate to the childbearing woman, the newborn and woman in later stages.

Experience in preventive , supportive, and therapeutic care is offered through clinical experience in the care of the childbearing woman and newborn and their family .

Emphasis is placed on utilization of family-centered approach in both clinical and non clinical setting, identification of high risk groups, assessment of deviation from normal and its implications for medical care. Also, counseling, health teaching and self-care are stressed. Student will exposed to various clinical objectives, activities as well as different tools of evaluation. Through different evaluation methods, students will gain experiences in utilizing nursing process & research results in different clinical settings .