PNC 201 - Medical Surgical I for Practical Nursing
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Description: This is an 8 credit course intended to provide the Practical Nursing Student a foundation of Practical Nursing medical surgical 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 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 medical surgical 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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