NSPN 7200 builds on the concepts presented in NSPN 7100, Healthy Childbearing Experiences. The social determinants of health perspective is the framework for this course which seeks to explore common health challenges experienced during the perinatal period through the use of multifaceted case studies. Concepts of systematic inquiry, critical reflection, and clinical decision making are emphasized throughout the course.
This challenge section is for students with perinatal experience. Please contact the Program Head at 604-451-7081 for approval. There is one textbook that students may purchase from the bookstore. Students will receive a course information email 2 to 3 weeks prior to term start.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Explore the relationship of social determinants of health to perinatal outcomes.
Integrate knowledge of fetal growth and development, normal and altered physiology, womancentered care principles, and ethics in order to explain the care requirements for women experiencing common perinatal health challenges.
Utilize critical thinking and systematic inquiry skills to describe a comprehensive care plan to be followed with childbearing women and fetuses/newborns experiencing common perinatal health challenges.
Describe the impact of common perinatal health challenges on the maternal pregnancy experience.
Explain the relationship of common perinatal health challenges to the concept of intrauterine and neonatal vulnerability.
Effective as of Fall 2016
NSPN 7200 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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