Description: Lecture, three hours; clinical, six hours. Requisites: courses 204, 260, 465A, 465B. Nursing assessment and management of acute, chronic, critical, and emergent illnesses in pediatrics with emphasis on social, cultural, and developmental influences. Integration of knowledge of pathophysiology, diagnostics, pharmacology, therapeutic interventions, family-centered care, and ethical and legal principles as applied to pediatrics. Students demonstrate leadership, evidence-based practice, problem-solving, and critical thinking strategies to improve patient safety, care quality, and health outcomes. Supervised practicum experience within setting of multidimensional team in clinical interpretation of assessment and diagnostic data for purpose of planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care in pediatrics. Effective communication, teamwork, and collaboration with disciplines across complex health care systems. Integration of information management and technology to facilitate effective communication and support clinical decision making. Letter grading.