PNC 202 - Medical Surgical II for Practical Nursing: Transition to Practical Nursing Practice
Description: This is a 6 credit course intended to provide the Practical Nursing Student an advanced foundation of Practical Nursing medical surgical concepts while transitioning into the professional role of the Practical Nurse. 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: 6
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