Description: Lecture, three hours; clinical, six hours. Requisites: courses 204, 260, 465A, 465B. Pathophysiological and psychosocial aspects of assessment and management for selected acute and emergent problems of maternity-newborn patients, with emphasis on social, cultural, and developmental influences and integration of basic knowledge of pathophysiology, diagnostics, pharmacology, therapeutic interventions, and communication concepts as applied to care of childbearing families. Application of theory, nursing process, evidence-based practice, and problem solving in clinical setting, interpretation of assessment and diagnostic data for purpose of planning, implementing, and evaluating care for maternity and newborn patients, both as individuals and cohorts. Assessment, health maintenance, and management of symptomatology among childbearing women and newborns. Letter grading.