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|Discipline and Nbr:
GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT||
Growth & Development Self-Paced for VN Part Time Program
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||1.00||Lecture Scheduled||2.00||9 max.||Lecture Scheduled||18.00
|Minimum||1.00||Lab Scheduled||0||9 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||2.00|| ||Contact Total||18.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 36.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00||
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.
Course Completion of ENGL 1A
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
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.
Recommended:Course Completion of ENGL 1A
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
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
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.
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.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
5 - 20%
|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%
INGALLS & SALERNO MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH NURSING 9th ed., by J.C.Novak &
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