May 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Chesapeake College Catalog
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NUR 140+ - LPN to RN Transition Course

3 credits
Facilitates the transition of Licensed Practical Nurses into the Associate of Science in Nursing Degree Program. Roles of the nurse within the healthcare delivery system are explored with emphasis on the role of the provider of care, manager of care and a member of the profession in relation to meeting the healthcare needs of individuals with alterations in patterns of health. Building on prior educational and professional experience, theoretical knowledge from the humanities, physical, biological and behavioral sciences and nursing research are incorporated. The development of the students’ critical thinking, caring, communication and management skills and professional behaviors are further enhanced. This course provides a variety of instructional activities to support implementation of the nursing process. This is a required course for Licensed Practical Nurses to receive college credit for the first two semesters of the program and be eligible to enroll in NUR 210+ . This course is offered in a guided self-instruction format during the summer session. [SUMMER] Course Fee. Six hours lecture for seven and one-half weeks.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 202+ , BIO 212+ ; ENG 101+ ; MAT elective (MAT 113+ , MAT 115+ , or MAT 140+ ); PSC 250+ .



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