Study of the biological, psychological, and sociological concepts applicable to basic needs of the family including childbearing and neonatal care. Utilization of the nursing process in the assessment and management of the childbearing family. Topics include physiological changes related to pregnancy, fetal development, and nursing care of the family during labor and delivery and the puerperium. Prerequisite: American Heart BLS, BIOL 2301/2101, BIOL 2302/2102, Fall class-VNSG, 1304, 1400, 1402, 1461, 1509, 2410, 2462; Spring class- VNSG 1304, 1400, 1402,1461. Co-requisites: Fall class-VNSG 1334, 1219, 2463; Spring class-1334, 2463.