The focus of this course is on maternal nursing care. The content builds on previous Nursing Pharmacotherapeutics courses, and on existing knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Physiological changes and responses to pregnancy and birth, gynecological and reproductive complications, prenatal and antenatal risks, birthing interventions and postpartum complications will be discussed Microbiology, immunology and pharmacology content and nursing theory will be integrated throughout the course to reflect the interrelated and holistic nature of the body’s response to illness and healing.
This course is part of the full-time Nursing (BScN) Year 1 Entry Program.
Course code: NURS 2266
Length: 30 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.