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NURS 231Y Pediatric Nursing Skills Lab • 1 Cr.


A variety of acute-care pediatric nursing skills provide baseline com petency prior-entry into acute-care pedicatric clinical facilities. Students learn hands-on pediatric nursing skills and have the opportunity to practice and perform return demonstrations. Prerequisite: NURS 230X and NURS 230Z.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • At the completion of this module the learner will be competent to:
  • 1. Assess maternal high risk factors for mother and fetus.
  • 2. perform APGAR scoring on a Newborn
  • 3. Perform a physical assessment on a child using Assessment, palpation, percution and auscultation skills
  • 4. identify differences in adult and pediatric laboratory data
  • 5. provide nutrition to a pediatric client
  • 6. deliver medications safely in pediatric clients
  • 7. discuss the differences between IV therapy in a pediatric client and an adult
  • 8. apply oxygenation aids and treatments to clients with respiratory problems
  • 9. act as team leader in a simulated pediatric scenario



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