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    Introduction

    NSC 306: Introduction to Basic Maternal and Child Health Nursing is a 2 unit course for students studying towards acquiring a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The course is divided into 10 study sessions. Maternal and Child Health is basically the nursing care provided to mothers (women in their child bearing age) and children. The course guide therefore gives you an overview of what NSC 306 is all about, the textbooks and other materials to be referenced, what you are expected to know in each study session and how to work through the course materials.

     

    Recommended Study Time

    This course is a 2 unit course divided into 10 study sessions. You are enjoined to spend at least 2 hours in studying the content of each study session

     

    What you are about to learn in this course

    The overall aim of this course, NSC 306 is to introduce you to Basic Maternal and Child Health, it focuses on Midwifery as a profession, historical development of Midwifery, laws establishing Midwifery practise, regulatory body of Midwifery, roles of Midwives within health setting, Quality care in Midwifery and applied Anatomy and Physiology plus embryology. 

     

    Course Aim

    This course aims to introduce students to Maternal and Child Health Nursing. It is expected that the students will be able to apply the knowledge gained to effectively manage the patient as a professional Nurse.

     

    Course Objectives

    It is important to note that each unit has specific objectives. Students should study them carefully before proceeding to subsequent units. Therefore, it may be useful to refer to these objectives in the course of your study of the unit to assess your progress. You should always look at the unit objectives after completing a unit. In this way, you can be sure that you have done what is required of you by the end of the unit.


    GENERAL INTRODUCTION

    You are welcome to NSC 304 titled Nursing Ethics and Jurisprudence. This course is designed to provide the students with an understanding of moral issues, which form the basis for professional ethics in nursing and medical practice. It introduces the students to the statutory and common laws as they affect nursing and the legal implications of contractual responsibilities in nursing practice.

    This course (NSC 304) introduces you to Nursing Ethics and jurisprudence. It deals with: Ethical concepts and regulations that govern nursing practice, Morality, Ethics of Nursing, Regulation of Nursing Practice, Basic legal concepts, Right and Responsibilities in client care, The legal roles of the nurse, Obtaining informed consent, The torts of negligence and malpractice, Intentional torts that are relevant in Nursing practice, Legal concepts relevant to Nursing and nurses’ roles, , Legal protection in Nursing practice, Ethical problems in Nursing, Ethical decision making in Nursing, Application of the Chally and Loriz Model in Resolving Ethical Dilemma and Application of Cassells and Redman 1989 Model for making Ethical Decision in Resolving Ethical Dilemma

     This course is a five (3) unit course with 15 Study Sessions. It requires a minimum of three hours per week for each Study Session.  

    Once again , you are welcome. Do have an exciting study time!