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    Prince George's Community College
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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NUR-1010 Introduction to Nursing (RN)


1 Credit
This is an introductory course which focuses on preparing the student for the rigorous study required for the clinical nursing courses. The patient-needs framework of the curriculum and nursing process will be discussed. Ethical and legal issues, nursing history and discussion of the health care system will be emphasized. Students are introduced to effective methods of stress management, test-taking skills and critical thinking concepts. Cultural sensitivity and dosage calculations are among other concepts explored.
Prerequisite(s): EGL-1010 , BIO-2050 , MAT-1120  or higher, BIO-2060  and PSY-1010  completed or concurrent. Upon successful completion of NUR-1010  the student may petition for admission to the Nursing Program (RN). 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
7 weeks: 2 class hours.



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