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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2017-2018 Catalog 
    Aug 04, 2020  
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 195 - Paramedic to RN Transition

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program – see admission criteria;   , and  .
(8 Credits)
The Paramedic to RN Transition course prepares the qualified Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic to enter the HCC registered nursing program with advanced standing.  Building on emergency and acute care knowledge, this program assists the paramedic with the transition to the role of the registe4red nurse.  Information from current RN courses (NUR 116, 117, 127, 229, 230, 231) is presented in a condensed format.  Emphasis is placed on the role of the registered nurse in the care of clients with selected health care needs on various levels of the health care continuum.  The nursing process and critical thinking are used to guide the acquisition of nursing knowledge and the performance of therapeutic nursing interventions and client teaching.  Clinical and laboratory experiences are planned to provide students with opportunities to apply theory and practice to the role of the registered nursing student under the supervision of nursing faculty.  Laboratory fee required. Total of 98 hours of lecture, 24 hours of laboratory and 60 hours of clinical.

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