May 20, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NRSG 1700 Transition to Professional Nursing - LPN

7 (5 lecture; 2 clinical) Credit Hour(s)

Course is designed to assist the student in transitioning to the role of the professional nurse. This course is not transferable for meeting degree requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Relate the nursing process to plan safe nursing care for clients with stable and chronic health alterations, families, and groups of diverse backgrounds utilizing currently acceptable practice guidelines. (Competency 3)
  2. Determine individualized nursing care plans based on assessed and/or expressed needs of clients stable and chronic problems and their families. (Competency 4,6)
  3. Compare current and acceptable evidenced-based practice guidelines through the use of informatics to care for clients with stable and chronic problems physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. (Competency 2,5)
  4. Determine the importance of collaboration among members of the interprofessional health team for client’s with stable and chronic health problems and their families toward meeting the client’s basic needs and desired health outcomes. (Competency 7)
  5. Compare and contrast various leadership, management and communication skills to advocate for clients with stable and chronic problems rights to quality health care. (Competency 8)
  6. Evaluate the ethical and legal boundaries of professional nursing practice and accountability for personal and professional growth and practice. (Competency 1)

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the LPN mobility track. 
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

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