2015-2016 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 15, 2018  
2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 1170 - Bridge to Registered Nurse (RN) Practice

Credit(s): 9
An introduction to the practice of nursing, with emphasis on meeting therapeutic nursing care of adults and children with physiological, psychosocial, perioperative needs, introduction to pharmacotherapeutics, and application of fundamental concepts and the beginning development of nursing competencies. The study and application of nursing skills necessary to meet patient needs across the lifespan are included in this course.This course focuses on the therapeutic nursing care and modalities in the care of adults and children with emphasis on cardiac, respiratory, Fluid, Electrolytes, and integumentary systems.  Based on the nursing process, this course focuses on health promotion in meeting patient needs in a variety of medical and surgical settings.  Concepts of transitioning to the role of a registered nurse are also included. Six hours lecture and nine hours clinical/lab experience per week.  Due to scheduling availability, the amount of actual clinical hours each week may vary but will average to nine hours a week.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into PSCC nursing program and
BIOL 2010  and BIOL 2020  and ENGL 1010  and PSYC 2130  



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