Jun 22, 2024  
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NURN 215 - LPN to RN Transition

7 Credit(s).

Prepares the licensed practical nurse to enter the second year of the registered nursing program. Information from the first year nursing courses (NURN 153, NURN 155, NURN 129, NURN 160 and NURN 217) is presented in a condensed format. This course presents the principles and concepts necessary to introduce students to the role of the nurse generalist in the care of patients in acute care settings. The concept-based curriculum is presented with an emphasis on professionalism, physical assessment, nursing process, evidence-based practice, mobility, sensory, aging, teaching/learning, homeostasis, perfusion, oxygenation, metabolism, and nutrition. The student will also be prepared to assume the role of the nurse generalist in the care of patients with mental health problems. Emphasis is placed on the mental health concepts of affective continuum, cognition, nutrition, personal interaction and psychosocial integrity. Supervised simulations and clinical experiences are designed to stimulate critical thinking and increase knowledge in both acute and mental health. 6.25 credit hours of classroom theory (33.75 clock hours), .75 credit hours of clinical (93.75 clock hours). NOTE: Course offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Nursing Program

  BIOL 220 , BIOL 221 , BIOL 230 , ENGL 101 , PSYC 101 , PSYC 103 , SOCL 101  and  MATH 125  or MATH 153  
Lab Fee: $339.00

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