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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Jun 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 195 - LPN/Paramedic/Military Medic/Corpsman to RN Transition

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the program – see admission criteria; BIO 203 BIO 204 , and BIO 205 .
(8 Credits)
The LPN/Paramedic/Military Medic/Corpsman to RN Transition course prepares the qualified licensed practical nurses, Emergency Medical Technicians/Paramedics, Military Medics/Corpsman to enter the HCC registered nursing program with advanced standing. Building on emergency and acute care knowledge, this program assists the LPN/Paramedic/Military Medic/Corpsman with the transition to the role of the registered nurse. Information from current RN courses 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. In order to progress in the Nursing Program, a grade of 77% or above must be achieved on all exams and a 77% or above must be attained on all course requirements. Course fee required. Total of 90 hours of lecture, 45 hours of simulation, and 60 hours of clinical.

Semesters Offered: Summer Only, All Years.



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