2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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NURS 144 - Health Concepts Bridge


Credit(s): 5
Contact Hours: 9

This course is designed for the Licensed Practical Nurse transitioning to Registered Nursing Practice. The didactic portion of this course will build on concepts introduced in Bridge to RN Practice I and II, and provide for further understanding of concepts within the domains of the individual, healthcare and nursing. Major emphasis on multiple concepts of Homeostasis and Regulation, Protection and Movement, Oxygenation and Hemostasis, Coping and Stress Tolerance, Attributes and Roles, Care Competency, and Health Care Delivery. The clinical component of this course is designed to assist students in the application and interpretation of individual, health care and nursing concepts in adult patients experiencing common health alteration in the acute care setting.  Officially accepted into the A.D.N. Bridge Program (370), “C” or better in BIOL 225 , COMM 103 , NURS 142 , NURS 143  and NURS 148 . Must hold an Unencumbered L.P.N. License. To progress in the program, the student must maintain a grade of a “C” or better in general education and program courses.



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