2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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NURS 142 - Bridge to RN Practice I


Credit(s): 3
Contact Hours: 3

This course is designed for the Licensed Practical Nurse transitioning to Registered Nursing Practice. Emphasis is placed on introduction to the concepts of professional nursing practice as a registered nurse with a focus on concepts of professional nursing practice and patient profile related to the identification of basic human needs, the nursing process, and other concepts relevant to patient-centered nursing care across the lifespan. Additional emphasis is placed on the concepts of: conflict and violence in the workplace, health/wellness/illness, collaboration, managing care, safety, advocacy, legal issues, policy, healthcare systems, ethics accountability, and evidence-based practice. Upon completion, students should be able to provide safe nursing care incorporating the concepts identified in this course. There will also be review of the historical perspectives of nursing and its impact on the current role of the nurse and the healthcare environment. Officially accepted into the A.D.N. Bridge Program (370) and “C” or better in PSYC 201  , ENGL 101  , BIOL 213  , and BIOL 214 . Officially accepted into the A.D.N Bridge Program (370), unencumbered L.P.N license, and “C” or better in PSYC 201  , ENGL 101  , BIOL 213  , and BIOL 214 . To progress in the program, the student must maintain a grade of a “C” or better in program courses” Co-requisites: NURS 143 .



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