NUR-1060 - LPN to RN Transition

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. The PGCC curriculum framework will be explored. 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 and community 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: Admission to the Transition Program. 4 class/5 clinical for 12 weeks/2 lab hours. (Offered fall and spring)
Academic Level
Undergraduate Level
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