Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

PNSG 2130 Obstetric Nursing (3-0-4)

Focuses on health management and maintenance and the prevention of illness, care of the individual 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 individual as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health i n the reproductive system, pathological and nonpathological concerns in obstetric clients, and the n ewborn; client care, treatments, pharmacology, and diet therapy related to the reproductive system, obstetric clients, and the newborn; and standard precautions.

Prerequisites: PNSG 1020, PNSG 1030, PNSG 1100

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