3 Credits, 6 Contacts

Obstetrics NUR 130 is an introductory course that focuses on a holistic approach to the study of basic maternity and newborn care. The nursing process is used as the foundation for following a family along a continuum beginning with pregnancy and progressing through childbirth, postpartum care and care of the newborn. The student is introduced to the complications of childbearing and other reproductive issues. Clinical experience under the supervision of a professor/instructor is provided.

Prerequisite: Completion of second semester Level I courses