SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 9:23:25 AMADLTED 736A Course Outline as of Summer 2018

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 736ATitle:  MEDICLY FRAGIL INFTS 1  
Full Title:  Medically Fragile Infants--Part 1
Last Reviewed:2/26/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled08 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.002 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total24.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 24.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course is intended for caregivers, foster, kinship and adoptive parents, home day care providers, educators, and any mandated reporters who assist in the care of medically fragile infants. This is the first in a two-part series; the second part includes a practicum using baby simulators and visiting with medically fragile infants and their caregivers when available.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ADLTED 734BCourse Completion of ADLTED 734BCourse Completion of ADLTED 734B

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is intended for caregivers, foster, kinship and adoptive parents, home day care providers, educators, and any mandated reporters who assists in the care of medically fragile infants. This is the first in a two-part series; the second part includes a practicum using baby simulators and visiting with medically fragile infants and their caregivers when available.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ADLTED 734BCourse Completion of ADLTED 734BCourse Completion of ADLTED 734B
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Explain the challenges of caring for a medically fragile infant, analyze problems associated
    with, and provide solutions for caring for such infants.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Describe the basic physiologic, environmental, emotional, and medical needs of infants.
2. Describe normal development of the fetus and how it may be affected by prenatal factors
    and/or prematurity/low birth weight.
3. Recognize common medical problems in premature infants, describe special problems, and
    discuss treatment options and help for caregivers of infants with medical problems.
4. Describe the goals of developmental care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), as well
    as criteria for discharge.
5. Describe consequences of prenatal influences and experiences during infancy on long-term
    outcomes.

Topics and Scope
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I. Basic Needs of Infants
    A. Physiologic
    B. Environmental
    C. Emotional
    D. Medical
II. Fetal Development
    A. Normal
    B. Abnormal - effect of prenatal factors, e.g.:
         1. Maternal diabetes
         2. Maternal infections
         3. Maternal medications and substance use
III. Prematurity and Low Birth Weight
    A. Chronic respiratory issues
    B. Neurodevelopmental issues
         1. Cognitive and learning
         2. Motor development
         3. Behavioral issues
         4. Hearing and vision  
IV. NICU-Related Issues
    A. Goals of developmental care in the NICU
         1. Simulating uterine environment
         2. Evidence-based practices for optimizing outcomes, e.g:
              a. Reduction of ambient light
              b. Reduction of exposure to sound
              c. Positioning within incubator
              d. Reduced stimulation
    B. Criteria for discharge
         1. Apnea counts
         2. Weaning off medications and oxygen
         3. Thermal stability
         4. Physiologic homeostasis
V. Consequences of Prenatal Influences and Experiences During Infancy on Long-Term Outcomes
    A. Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs study)
    B. Neurodevelopment
     C. Behavior
    D. School issues
    E. Social issues
    F. Sleep issues

Assignments:
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1. Quick writes and journal entries (6 to 10)
2. Case vignettes (2 to 4)
3. One-page response papers (2)
4. Venn diagrams (2 to 3)
5. Optional out-of-class readings and resource research assignment

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
20 - 30%
Response paper; quick writes; journal entries
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Case vignettes; Venn diagrams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 50%
Active participation and attendance; optional out-of-class reading and resource research


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor-prepared materials

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