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NU 335 Illness Management in Children and Adolescents

Focuses on basic pediatric nursing care for infants through adolescents within a variety of pediatric conditions and in a variety of settings, including community and hospital nursing. The nursing process is used for caring for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children, and adolescents with a variety of health conditions. Emphasis is placed on nursing care of well, acute, and chronically ill children within their families. Nursing care for well children, including health promotion and disease/injury prevention, and for children with acute and/or chronic health conditions will be examined within a developmental framework. Course includes lecture and clinical components. Prerequisites: NU 230, NU 231, NU 302, NU 306, and NU 307. Corequisite: NU 308. (4)