Infant Health

Code: NURS8210

Course description

This course will provide the student with the knowledge and skills required to care for healthy newborns, as well as an introduction to caring for infants with health challenges in the immediate post-birth period. The transition from intrauterine to extrauterine life will be examined. Assessment of the infant and family will include physiological, behavioural and cognitive components. Integration of the new family member and adjustment will be explored. The role of the nurse as educator and care partner will assist the family in their new parental roles to gain confidence and competence in their infant care skills.

Course details

Hours: 35
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 8, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – eConestoga
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $308.90
 
End date: Dec. 15, 2020
Hours: 35
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

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