Prerequisite: BIOL 1240 Health and Disease in the Human Body, ENGL 1276 College Composition, HPPC 1000 Medical Dosages, HPPC 1002 Medical Terminology, and HPPC 1004 Pharmacology. Must be admitted to the Practical Nursing program.
This course provides the student opportunities to apply nursing judgment using the nursing process to implement safe, patient/relationship-centered care in selected healthcare settings. Students will complete focused assessments, collect data and implement skills learned in the classroom lab settings. Students will develop therapeutic/collegial communication and customer service skills working with individual patients, families, and healthcare team members. Pathophysiology, nutrition and pharmacology concepts are applied to common diseases discussed in the course.
Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none