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NRS 106 LPN Mobility I

NRS 106- LPN MOBILITY I

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  NRS 106 LPN MOBILITY I

Credit Hours: 2.0           Contact Hours:            Lecture: 2.0                          Lab:   Clinical:         

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in BIO 121, BIO 122, CHM 101 or CHM 103, PSY 101 and ENG 101

Co-requisites:                                                       Concurrent Courses: 

Course Description: This is the first course of the LPN Articulation Option. It includes the essential concepts that an LPN needs to bridge the gap in the role of LPN to RN. It is designed to provide a foundation for all subsequent nursing courses. Students review basic concepts of the nursing profession, the role of the provider of care, and the basic physiologic and higher level needs of man. Classroom activities are designed to help students assess and diagnose basic needs, and assist in meeting those needs in elderly adults who are healthy or who experience simple health alterations. Students are tested in the classroom to determine their proficiency. The goal of this course is to prepare the LPN for a smooth transition into professional nursing.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following: