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    Prince George's Community College
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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NUR-1060 LPN to RN Transition


6 Credits
This course is designed to prepare licensed practical nurses for entry into the second year of the associate degree Nursing Program. The nursing role is differentiated with emphasis on health maintenance, health promotion, and disease prevention. Content will be presented within the patient-needs framework and include topics such as role transitioning, nursing process, documentation, communication and legal and ethical issues. Selected content from the first year of the associate degree program in physiological integrity, growth and development, and dosage calculation will be reviewed. Supervised clinical practice in selected acute care settings will be provided. Independent study and review of previously learned concepts of nursing care of the maternity and newborn patient will be required. Upon satisfactory completion of this course the student is eligible to enroll in NUR-2010  and NUR-2020 .
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Transition program. 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.
4 class/5 clinical (for 12 weeks)/2 lab hours.
(Offered fall and spring.)



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