NSG-208: Women's Health and Maternity Care

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2016
WebAdvisor Title
Women's Health & Maternity Car
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
8 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces the role of the professional nurse as the provider of care for women and their families throughout childbearing and beyond. Addresses health issues within the context of the family environment while recognizing female maturational milestones and discusses how to utilize critical thinking skills, in a systematic, problem solving process, as a framework for providing safe and effective care. Focuses on relationship-based, family-centered nursing that promotes health and manages illness when caring for the childbearing woman and her family. Coursework also discusses how to research best practices and integrate theory in the care of women from adolescence beyond menopause, with an emphasis on maternity care. Two hours of theory and six hours of clinical/lab per week.

NSG-201, NSG-202, and NSG-207
NSG-206, NSG-209, NSG-212 or Nursing department permission
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

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

Maternity HESI exam with score 850 or higher. Maximum number of attempts: two. Students must also perform a maternity simulation demonstration.

Skilled Demonstration Details

Maternity Simulation demonstration, given in department by department faculty. Faculty will assess demonstration based on evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and student checklist located in Division 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 & Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132