Maternal, Newborn and Pediatric Nursing Concepts

Course Code: NCSI1130A

Credits: 1

Course Description: This course focuses on the fundamental concepts in maternal, newborn and pediatric nursing care. These include prenatal and postpartum care, complications of pregnancy, newborn care, human growth and development, pediatric care, and common pediatric alterations. Anatomy and physiology review, medical terminology, critical thinking, safety precautions and interventions, and application of the nursing process are integrated throughout this course. Students will develop an understanding of the practical nurse’s role in caring for maternal, newborn and pediatric clients.

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Note: Please indicate location in the subject line of your email (Fredericton, Miramichi, Moncton, Saint John, St. Andrews, Woodstock or Online).

Participants must be at least 16-years old, unless otherwise noted.

Books: For questions about books for online courses, please contact the NBCC Saint John bookstore at 1-506-658-6774 or email  For all other courses, please refer to the associated campus. Prices quoted are approximate. There are no refunds for textbooks or materials.

All prices include HST, where applicable, and are subject to change.

Registration Status

  • Open - Accepting registrations
  • Waitlist - Class is full but there is waitlist availability
  • Pending - Will open for registration & payment 3 months prior to the start date
  • Closed - Registration has closed
  • Full – The class is full and there is no waitlist available
  • Cancelled - The class has been cancelled