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NURS 203 - Transition to Reg. Nursing

Number of Credits: 5
Apply concepts from Nursing Concepts 1 and 2 to advance from the practical nursing, paramedic, or military medic role to the registered nursing role. Fifty-one hours of theory and seventy-two hours of clinical experience each term. Additional $125 fee required. (Summer Term Only) Schedule varies by week. Five Credits. Five billable hours.

Pre-requisite(s): Prerequisite: Admission to the associate degree nursing program and a current unencumbered Maryland (or compact state) practical nursing license (for LPNs); Current State certification as a Paramedic and National Board of Registry certification (NREMT) and graduates of a program accredited by either CCAHEP or a state EMS Board (for Paramedic); or Medic/Corpsman with at least one year of experience (for Military Medics).
Co-requisite(s): NURS 131  and NURS 132 .
Course Topics:
Culture, Spirituality, Adherence, Self-Management, Sleep, Elimination, Perfusion, Gas Exchange, Infection, Mobility, Tissue Integrity, Pain, Stress & Coping, Professional Identity, Clinical Judgement, Ethics, Health Promotion, Communication, Safety, Evidence, Health Care Quality, Heath Disparities, Health Policy, Professional Identity, Tissue Integrity, Functional Ability, Cellular Regulation, Palliative Care, Technology & Informatics, Sensory Perception, Patient Education, Development, Thermoregulation, Fluid & Electrolyte, Immunity, Acid-Base Balance, Fatigue, Glucose Regulation, Nutrition, Elimination, Labs, Infection, Perfusion, Gas Exchange, Health Care Quality, and Evidence.
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply the nursing process when implementing a plan of care. (PG1)
  2. Participate in opportunities that promote professional growth. (PG2)
  3. Provide patient-centered care with assistance.(PG3)
  4. Plan nursing care based on scientific evidence.(PG4)

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