Perinatal Nursing

This course is designed to further develop students’ theoretical knowledge and clinical application of the nursing process as it applies to child-bearing clients and their families. Foci include: concepts of conception, genetics, pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum, newborn, and complications specific to this population. Three (3) hours of theory, eight (8) hours of clinical, and one (1) hour of skills lab are required per week. Prerequisite: NSG 235 Health Assessment, NSG 250 Pathopharmacology II, NSG 255 Principles of Teaching and Learning.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 6
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 1
Practicum/Clinical/Studio/Student Teaching/Field Work/Internship hours: 8 per week


  • NSG 235 - Health Assessment
  • NSG 250 - Pathopharmacology II
  • NSG 255 - Principles of Teaching and Learning

Last updated: 06/28/2021