[NURS 840 – Primary Care of Children I at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is an integral component of the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program, specifically designed to provide nursing students with specialized knowledge and skills in the primary care of children.
Key components covered in NURS 840 include:
Developmental considerations in pediatric primary care
Pediatric health assessment and diagnostic reasoning
Common health issues and preventive care for children
Family-centered care and communication in pediatric nursing
Immunizations and wellness promotion in pediatric populations
The course is structured to prepare nursing professionals for advanced practice in pediatric primary care settings. Students will engage in both theoretical learning and hands-on clinical experiences, emphasizing evidence-based practices and comprehensive care for children.
NURS 840 is ideal for individuals seeking advanced proficiency in pediatric nursing, providing a foundation for nursing practitioners to deliver high-quality, family-centered care to children in primary care settings.