Sep 21, 2019  
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NUR-1050 Adaptation and Practices-PN


8 Credits
This course includes the multifaceted approach to health promotion of children and adults with complex health needs. Nursing interventions for the patient with complex health problems in the areas of safe and effective care, psychosocial adaptation and physiological adaptation are included. The nursing role is developed with emphasis on health maintenance, health promotion and disease prevention. Selected clinical practices in a long-term care or acute care setting allow the student to analyze and synthesize valuable skills and knowledge. Content also includes transition into practice, issues of the nursing profession, roles of the practical nurse and NCLEX-PN preparation. This is the culminating experience course for the PN program.
Prerequisite(s): satisfactory completion of NUR-1000 , NUR-1020 , NUR-1030 , NUR-1040 , and completion of all other general education requirements for LPN certificate. 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.
10 weeks: 6 class/10 clinical (for six weeks)/3.5 lab hours.
(Offered summer only.)



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