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ADN 156 - Nursing Process Applied to the Care of Children

Unit(s): 2.00

Prerequisite:ADN 150, ADN 150L, ADN 154
ADN 156L
Transfers to: CSU

This course focuses on the application of the nursing process in caring for children. Emphasis is placed on normal growth and development patterns of the growing child, as well as developmental, biological, interpersonal, and intrapersonal stressors that affect children and their families. The pathophysiology of disease processes that may occur during childhood and related medical and nursing interventions are discussed. This course is designed for students in the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program. The Board of Registered Nursing requires that students be enrolled concurrently in ADN 156 and ADN 156L, and pass both courses together. The courses cannot be taken individually for credit.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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