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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing | Evaluated Learning Experience

Nursing 105 - Essentials of Family Centered Nursing

Nursing 103
90 hours (5 weeks); includes 22.5 hours lecture/discussion and 67.5 hours supervised clinical/laboratory experience.
Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, Bridgeport, CT.

July 1996 - June 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply core knowledge from biological, behavioral, social and nursing sciences in the practice of family-centered nursing; contribute to the health care team in promoting health integrity in the child-bearing family including the use of resources; perform family-centered nursing care using the core behaviors essential for nursing practice within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act; build the nursing plan of care using the nursing process to implement, manage, document and evaluate care of the childbearing family; discuss the impact of society and environment on family health integrity in the delivery of evidence-based nursing practice; contribute to the multidisciplinary team as the caregiver, educator, and advocate of nursing care using professional communication and reciprocal caring; and perform safe, effective and competent family centered nursing care to promote, maintain, and restore health using critical thinking and sound nursing judgment skills.

Nursing 105 focuses on holistic nursing care of the child-bearing family. Holistic nursing care of the child-bearing family includes the impact of society and the environment on family health preservation to integrity. The roles of the nurse as educator and advocate are emphasized with a focus on family wellness. Opportunities are provided in a variety of clinical settings to practice family-centered nursing. Students are encouraged to explore their personal values regarding nursing care of the child-bearing family.
Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours (1.5 lecture and 1.5 clinical) in Nursing (9/98 revalidation) (8/03 revalidation) (9/08 revalidation) (12/13 revalidation).