September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NM 171 - Transition to RN Practice with Lab

This course is designed to introduce the practical nurse to the concepts related to professional nursing care. Emphasis will be placed on the scope of practice of the registered nurse. A nursing process approach is utilized to emphasize evidence-based practice, critical thinking, teaching/learning, professional behaviors, communication, collaboration, managing care, technology, and skills. Nursing skills, medication administration, and health assessment are integrated and applied in the nursing laboratory. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to provide quality nursing care, incorporating the concepts identified in this course. Semester Credit Hours 6.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 105.00 Prerequisites: Completed LPN program and SC 246 Anatomy and Physiology II . Corequisites: None.