SRJC Course Outlines

4/24/2024 3:02:33 AMNRV 60D Course Outline as of Spring 2010

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  NRV 60DTitle:  GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT  
Full Title:  Growth & Development Self-Paced for VN Part Time Program
Last Reviewed:10/28/2002

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled2.009 max.Lecture Scheduled18.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled09 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total18.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  36.00Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Self-paced theory course for part-time vocational nursing students which will prepare students for work with infants and children. Normal growth and development patterns of all ages are covered with an emphasis on nutrition, safety, patterns of play and recreation, sexuality and problems arising out of family issues related to neglect or abuse. Care of the hospitalized child in relationship to growth & development concerns will prepare students for future work in ambulatory and acute settings.


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ENGL 1A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Self-paced theory course for part time vocational nursing students with an emphasis on growth & development from infants through adolescence. Topics include nutrition, safety, sexuality, play, recreation patterns and issues rising in family dynamics leading to abuse and neglect. Care of the child in the hospital setting prepares students for work in varied settings.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Course Completion of ENGL 1A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast normal versus abnormal growth and development in
  children of all ages.
2. Analyze a hypothetical hospital scenario relating appropriate responses
  in children of all ages.
3. Participate in a hypothetical teaching scenario for parents coming to
  an ambulatory care clinic with specific childrearing issues.
4. Articulate the signs/symptoms of child neglect/abuse and adapt a
  teaching plan to include reporting and family support measures to be
  taken in the instance that abuse is suspected.
5. Plan an appropriate nutritional meal for any age child.
6. Articulate special safety and accident prevention plans needed for
  children of all ages.

Topics and Scope
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1. Growth & development of infants and toddlers.
2. Nutritional and safety needs of infants and toddlers.
3. Breastfeeding versus bottlefeeding and normal feeding routines of
  infants and toddlers.
4. Normal growth & development patterns of preschool to preadolescence.
5. Nutritional and safety needs of preschool to preadolescent children.
6. Normal growth and devleopment during adolescent years.
7. Nutritional and safety needs of adolescents.
8. Growth & development patterns of all ages in reference to the model
  Erickson's growth and development stages through the lifespan.
9. Care needs of all ages of hospitalitalized children.
10.Child Abuse: The nurse's role in determining and reporting child abuse.

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1. Reading Assignments: Approximately 50 pages per week.
2. Videos: Approximately 2 per week.
3. PowerPoint Presentations: Approximately 2 per week.
4. Written Assignments:
  a. 10-20 theory objectives per week.
  b. Paper comparing & contrasting normal versus abnormal development.
  c. Developmental assessment paper on normal child ages 1-5 years.
  d. Paper outlining the norms of nutrition, rest, social interaction
     and immunization schedules for children during the developmental
5. Case study scenarios: 1 per week.
6. Teaching scenario: one submitted in writing as an example from the
  related field of study.
7. Child abuse scenario: one submitted in writing as to the assessment and
  plan of action with a focus on the developmental age of the child.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 20%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Case study and teaching scenarios
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 70%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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B.Broom, Mosby, St. Louis (1999) and Accompanying Study Guide.
PHARMACOLOGY: A NURSING APPROACH 3rd ed., by J.L. Kee & E.R. Hayes, W.B.
Saunders, Philadelphia (2000).
NRV 60.1C Syllabus

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