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    Prince George's Community College
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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NUR-1000 Introduction to Practical Nursing (PN)


3 Credits
This is an introductory course with a focus on preparing the student for the rigorous study required for clinical nursing courses. The patient-needs framework and nursing process concepts form the basis of the curriculum. Microbiology concepts related to nursing practices will be mastered by the students. Nursing history, dosage calculations, ethical and legal concepts, critical thinking, and test-taking skills are content areas for this course. The student will be introduced to the socialization process of practical nurses. Upon satisfactory completion of this course and other prerequisites the student is eligible to petition for admission into the Practical Nursing Program.
Prerequisite(s): EGL-1010 , BIO-2050 , placement for college level algebra, officially enrolled as an LPN petitioner, BIO-2060  and PSY-1010  completed or concurrent. RN Nursing Program prerequisites: EGL-1010 , NUR-1010 , BIO-2050 , BIO-2060 , PSY-1010 , and MAT-1120  or higher. All require a grade of C or higher. No RN Nursing Program prerequisite can be repeated more than once. LPN program prerequisites: EGL-1010 , NUR-1000 , BIO-2050 , BIO-2060 , and PSY-1010 . All require a grade of C or higher. No LPN program prerequisite can be repeated more than once. Students must achieve a 2.50 GPA in the required prerequisites for either program
3 class hours.
(Offered spring only.)



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