Transition to Practice

Credits: 2

Prerequisite: PRSG 1110 Foundations of Practical Nursing, PRSG 1200 Nursing Care of the Adult Theory I, PRSG 1300 Medication Administration for Practical Nurses, PRSG 1500 Clinical Lab I, and PRSG 1410 Human Development Across the Lifespan

Co-Requisite: none

This course will focus on facilitating the transition of the student to the role of a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Students will learn concepts involved in assigning and monitoring other healthcare personnel, as well as career development options that enhance career mobility. The need for lifelong learning will be emphasized.  Standards of practice and the importance of practicing in accordance with state regulations and statutes for the scope of practice for the LPN are examined.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none