PNC 101 - Nursing Fundamentals for Practical Nursing
Prerequisite: Admission to the Practical Nursing Program. , or and
Description: This is an 8 credit course intended to provide the Practical Nursing Student a foundation of Practical Nursing fundamental concepts. The course emphasis will include: student development; caring and competency for patients and others throughout the life-span, critical thinking and communication skills, leadership/fellowship and management skills, legal and ethical issues within the nursing profession. Using the transitions “model”, Practical Nursing students will learn to provide caring and competent nursing care to patients undergoing situational and or health-illness transitions in well-defined practice settings while identifying the student nurse’s situational transition. Nutrition, pathophysiology, and professionalism are integrated.
Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 12
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