2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUP 135 - Practical Nursing III

Credit(s): 6
Lecture/Lab Contact Hours: 4, 6

Practical Nursing III is an intensive eight-week summer course designed to familiarize the student with the holistic approach to care for the Childbearing and Childrearing Families. The Childbearing section will cover the antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum periods of the normal patient and the neonate as well as those with complications. The normal processes of conception, fetal development, labor and delivery, postpartum period, and family involvement will be included. The Childrearing section will cover the growth and development of the pediatric patient, as well as, the physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs of the pediatric patient and their families with common pediatric disorders. The final section of this course will address management, leadership, and transitional issues to prepare the student to transition into the role of Licensed Practical Nurse at the entry level and prepare the student to take the NCLEX-PN licensing examination. The clinical component of this course allows the student practice in the clinical setting and clinical simulation with childbearing and pediatrics in a variety of healthcare settings. Satisfactory performance of at least a 1.6 in clinical and a minimum grade of “C” in theory are required in order to pass the course.
Applicable toward graduation at CSC where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AAS, AGS, All Certificates (1.2)

Offered: Summer
Prerequisite(s): NUP 125 NAD 130  
General Education: Not Applicable

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