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The Registered Nurses Professional Development Centre is pleased to offer the following courses from our RN Bridging/Re-Entry Program. This program will help nurses enhance their professional practice, meet regulatory body requirements or review content assessed on the national licensure examination. 

Maternal Infant Health Theory

Maternal Infant Health focuses on women’s lives and childbearing families in the contemporary Canadian context. It offers an examination of concepts related to maternal infant health. Sections include an overview of childbearing families, preconception care, assessment of a woman during pregnancy, the experience of childbirth, postpartum care, and newborn care. Learning is facilitated through written lessons with learning activities, textbook and journal readings.

Maternal Infant Health Clinical

Note: Learners are only permitted to take this course when they are referred.

Maternal Infant Health practicum is designed to provide learners with nursing practice experience in caring for women and their families in the contemporary Canadian context. Supervised nursing practice experiences on selected clinical units will assist the learner to integrate professional knowledge of registered nursing practice in Canada and enhance critical thinking skills and decision-making skills. The clinical consists of approximately 80 hours of preceptored experience. It is expected that the learner will meet all of the clinical competencies.

Prior to participating in the clinical practicum, the learner must submit proof of current immunizations; BCLS for Health Professionals certification; and a criminal record check.  

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For more information, including admission requirements, please contact Ziyan Yang: 
 
Ziyan Yang: (902) 473-1889 
ziyan.yang@nshealth.ca