Care of the Childbearing Woman

Course Number: NURS 561
Credit(s): 1
Prerequisite(s): NURS 503

The purpose of this course is to provide the nurse-midwifery student with an introduction to the essential concepts and skills necessary for providing prenatal care to essentially healthy women experiencing normal pregnancies. The focus of this course will be on the normal physiological changes of pregnancy and how nurse-midwives support the pregnant woman and her family as they experience these changes and anticipate the birth of their newborn.