Maternal Newborn Concepts is a classroom/clinical course that introduces nursing skills necessary while caring for clients with reproductive and family planning health promotion and maintenance needs. The student will provide a safe and effective environment, use the nursing process, demonstrate critical thinking, evidence based practice, and communication while providing care for the human needs of maternal newborn clients. The student will explore the nurse’s role as provider of care, manager of care and member of the profession of nursing as the student cares for maternal newborn clients in the clinical setting.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of second semester ADN courses (C or better)