VCCS NUR 115 - Licensed practical nurse transition (2 pages)

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School:
Virginia's Community Colleges
Course:
Nur 115 - LPN Transition

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J Sargeant Reynolds Community College Course Content Summary Course Prefix and Number NUR 115 Credits 3 Course Title LPN Transition Course Description including lecture hours lab hours total contacts Introduces the role of the registered nurse through concepts and skill development in the discipline of professional nursing Serves as a bridge for licensed practical nurses and is based upon individualized articulation agreements mobility exams or other assessment criteria as they relate to local programs and service areas Includes math computational skills and basic computer instruction related to the delivery of nursing care Prerequisites current and unrestricted licensure as a licensed practical nurse LPN and completion of required admission criteria and necessary general education courses for the associate degree in Nursing Co requisite NUR 226 Lecture 3 hours per week General Course Purpose Nursing 115 serves as a transition and validation for graduates of practical nursing programs upon acceptance into a professional RN nursing program The focus of the course is to review and enhance theoretical knowledge and clinical nursing skills and concepts taught in fundamental nursing courses The course is designed to assist the LPN in the process of transition into the professional nursing RN role and should broaden the perspective skills and abilities of students Life events and work experiences are combined with educational principles of adult learning to prepare the student to meet the consumer s needs for preventive restorative and rehabilitative healthcare throughout the life span The receiving institution grants nursing credit after the student has successfully completed the LPN to RN Transition Course Course Prerequisites Corequisites Eligibility Current and unrestricted licensure as a licensed practical nurse LPN Completion of required admission criteria and necessary general education courses for the Associate Degree in Nursing program Co requisite NUR 226 Health



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