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    Pellissippi State Community College
  Feb 23, 2018
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 1170 - Bridge to Registered Nurse (RN) Practice

Credit(s): 9
This accelerated course provides 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 in concepts of transitioning into the role of Registered Nurse are included. This course focuses on the therapeutic nursing care and modalities in the care of adults and children with emphasis on cardiac, respiratory systems, skin and burns, fluid, electrolytes, mental health and pharmacotherapeutics across the lifespan.  Based on the nursing process, this course focuses on nursing care needs in a variety of medical, surgical and community settings. The student will complete 90 hours of lecture and 135 hours of clinical/lab over the semester.

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

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