Role Transition: LPN to Professional Nurse

Credits: 2

Prerequisite: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Mobility Program

Co-Requisite: NURS 2927 Professional Nursing I, NURS 2922 Professional Nursing Practicum I.

This course is designed to transition the Licensed Practical nurse into the role of the professional nurse. Students will focus on new competencies necessary for the professional nurse including critical thinking, quality, and safety with emphasis on evidence-based practices. Topics include the scope of practice, teamwork, communication, research skills, teaching-learning principles, development of the teaching role and others.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none