Sep 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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NUR-1060 LPN to RN Transition


Credits 6
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 client-needs framework and includes topics such as role transitioning, nursing process, documentation, communication, and legal and ethical issues. Select content from the first year associate degree program in physiological integrity, growth and development and dosage calculation will be reviewed. Supervised clinical practice in selected acute care and community settings will be provided. Independent study and review of maternity and newborn client will be required. Upon successful completion of this course, the student is eligible to enroll in  NUR-2010  and NUR-2020  .
Prerequisite(s): EGL EGL-1010  , EGL-1020  ,EGL-1340  

MAT MAT-1250  

COMCOM-1010  , COM-1090  

BIO BIO-1010  , BIO-2050  , BIO-2060  

PSY-1010   PSY-2070  

PHL-1010  , PHL-1330  

BMT-1500  

SOC-1010  
4 class/5 clinical (for 12 weeks)/2 lab hours
(Offered fall and spring.) (Not offered summer.)

Course Outcomes
 

  1. Differentiate the roles, responsibilities, skills, and scope of practice of LPN from RN.
  2. Identify therapeutic communication skills in working with clients and families, as well as effective communication techniques applicable to working with members of the health care team.
  3. Identify teaching and learning strategies which facilitate client learning.
  4. Utilize the nursing process to plan care for clients with fluid and electrolyte disorder.
  5. Utilize the nursing process to plan care for the client during the perioperative experience.
  6. Utilize the nursing process to plan care for clients with inflammation and infection. 
  7. Utilize the nursing process to plan care for clients with altered sensory, neurological, and musculoskeletal systems.
  8. Utilize the nursing process to plan care for clients with altered respiratory and cardiovascular systems.
  9. Utilize the nursing process to plan care for clients with altered gastrointestinal system.
  10. Utilize the nursing process to plan care for clients with altered genitourinary system.
  11. Utilize the nursing process to plan care for childbearing family.




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