ERIC Number: ED241114
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Mar-14
Reference Count: N/A
Intrapartum Perinatology: A Nursing Perspective, Nursing 300.
Dodgson, Joan E.
A description is presented of "Intrapartum Perinatology," an undergraduate nursing course which focuses on the various functions and responsibilities of nurses during the labor and birth processes. First, a course description is provided which includes the criteria for students taking the course and assignments of time for lecture and discussion. Next, the major goals and long-range objectives of the course are highlighted. The following sections present the required and recommended readings for the course, a bibliography, and a list of audiovisual materials. Next, the seven units of the course are described: (1) the intrapartum environment; (2) assessment of the intrapartum patient; (3) the normal labor process; (4) immediate neonatal care; (5) obstetrical complications; (6) perinatal emergencies; and (7) intrapartum management of existing medical problems. Each unit description includes an overview of the topic, a specification of goals and objectives, sample test items, and planned activities and readings. Finally, methods of course, instructor, and student evaluation are outlined. (HB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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