NSG-207: Pediatric Nursing

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Pediatric Nursing
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
8 (for 15-week classes)
NSG-118, NSG-119, NSG-121 with minimum grade of C.
NSG-201, NSG-202 or Nursing department permission.
Course Description

Introduces the role of the professional nurse as the provider of care for children (from infancy to adolescence) within the context of the family environment. Discusses how to utilize critical thinking skills in a systematic, problem solving process as a framework for providing safe and effective care to restore and promote health in children and to foster growth and development. Focuses on family-centered nursing care related to the concepts of healthy children as well as children with common, acute, or chronic illness exemplars. Also covers how to research best practices and integrate theory in the care of children and families in a variety of clinical settings. This course includes supervised clinical agency/laboratory practicums. Course comprised of two hours of theory and six hours of clinical/lab per week.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Exam
Skilled Demonstration
Other Exam Details

Pediatric HESI exam with score 900 or higher. Maximum number of attempts: two. Students must also perform a pediatric simulation demonstration.

Skilled Demonstration Details

Pediatric Simulation demonstration, given in department by department faculty. Faculty will assess demonstration based on evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and student checklist located in The School of Health and Human Services office. Student must pass the graded rubric with an 80% or higher with the maximum number of attempts: two. Students must also take an exam.

Office Contact
School of Health and Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2024 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.