NURS 546 - Antepartum Care
Prerequisite (Advisory): Nurs. 542, Nurs. 540; Permission of instructor.
Antepartum Care of The Essentially Normal Woman --- The purpose of the antepartum course is to prepare the nurse-midwifery/WHNP student to begin to function in the nurse-midwifery/WHNP role. Students manage the antepartum course of essentially healthy women while beginning to assess to deviation from normal, which may result in collaboration or referral. Psychosocial and cultural aspects of pregnancy within the family structure and will be applied to each topic. Issues of health enhancement, nutrition, exercise and sexuality will be stressed.