Introduction to Perinatal Health

Code: NURS8025

Course description

This course will provide the student with knowledge and skills regarding the influential factors affecting childbearing families. Historical, social, cultural, and situational factors will be explored as they affect the nursing care of expectant families. Discussion areas will include medicalization of women's power, current trends in birthing, global political trends, marketing formula/baby friendly environments, renewal of midwifery/doula and interest groups.

Course details

Hours: 15
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Start Date: Sep. 21, 2020
Delivery: Fully Online – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $134.10
End date: Nov. 30, 2020
Hours: 15
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.