Breastfeeding I/Maternal Health

Code: NURS8595

Course description

Open to both RN's and RPN's. This course will address competencies required for the nurse to care for the new mother including the physical and emotional adjustment to the post-natal period in the context of both expected and challenging outcomes. The nurse will develop expertise in educating the parents in breastfeeding and care of the newborn. The course components are: Principles of Partnership: The Perinatal Nurse and Family; Physical Adaptation After Birth - Expected Outcomes; Physical Adaptation After Birth - Challenges; Psychological Adaptation After Birth - Expected Outcomes; Psychological Adptation After Birth - Challenges; Social Cultural and Situational Factors Influencing Health After Birth; Establishment of Breastfeeding; Infant Care Basics.

Course details

Hours: 40
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Apr. 8, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $386.20
 
End date: Jul. 8, 2019
Hours: 40
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None
Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.