Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

PNSG 2122 Pediatric Nursing Practicum (0-3-1)

Focuses on the clinical patient care aspects of health management and maintenance and the prevention of illness, care of the family as a whole, care of the child as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health. The definition of client care includes using the nursing process, performing assessments, using critical thinking, and providing client education. Topics include: health management and maintenance and prevention of illness, care of the child as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health in the pediatric client; client care, treatment, pharmacology, medication administration, and diet therapy of the pediatric client; growth and development; and standard precautions.

Prerequisites: PNSG 1020, PNSG 1030, PNSG 1100

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