Okefenokee Technical College 2012-2013 Catalog
PNSG 2122 Pediatric Nursing Practicum (0-3-1)
Focuses on the clinical patient care aspects of health management and maintenance and the prevention of illness, care of the family as a whole, care of the child as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health. The definition of client care includes using the nursing process, performing assessments, using critical thinking, and providing client education. Topics include: health management and maintenance and prevention of illness, care of the child as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health in the pediatric client; client care, treatment, pharmacology, medication administration, and diet therapy of the pediatric client; growth and development; and standard precautions.
Prerequisites: PNSG 1020, PNSG 1030, PNSG 1100