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LPN to ASN Course Decriptions

Course Descriptions


 NUR 150: LPN to RN Transition

Concepts required to transition from the licensed practical nurse to the registered nurse role.


 NUR 155: Medical-Surgical Nursing I

Medical-surgical concepts utilizing basic human needs, developmental theory, nursing process and therapeutic nursing interventions to promote and maintain health for selected populations.


 NUR 156: Medical-Surgical Nursing I Clinical

Application of medical-surgical nursing concepts, principles and skills.


 NUR 157: Medical-Surgical Nursing I Skills Lab

Application of medical-surgical nursing concepts, principles and skills.


 NUR 165: Mental Health Nursing

Mental health nursing concepts utilizing basic human needs, developmental theory, nursing process and therapeutic nursing interventions to promote and maintain health for selected populations.


 NUR 166: Mental Health Nursing Clinical

Application of mental health nursing concepts, principles and skills.


 NUR 208: Medical-Surgical Nursing II

Expansion on previous medical-surgical nursing concepts utilizing basic human needs, developmental theory, nursing process and therapeutic nursing interventions to promote and maintain health for selected populations.


 NUR 209: Medical-Surgical Nursing II Clinical

Application of medical-surgical nursing concepts, principles and skills.


 NUR 215: Maternal-Newborn Nursing

Maternal-newborn nursing concepts utilizing basic human needs, developmental theory, nursing process and therapeutic nursing interventions to promote and maintain health for selected populations.


 NUR 216: Maternal-Newborn Nursing Clinical

Application of maternal-newborn nursing concepts, principles and skills.


 NUR 254: Pediatric Nursing

Pediatric nursing concepts utilizing basic human needs, developmental theory, nursing process and therapeutic nursing interventions to promote and maintain health for selected populations.


 NUR 255: Medical-Surgical Nursing III

Expansion on previous medical-surgical nursing concepts utilizing basic human needs, developmental theory, nursing process and therapeutic nursing interventions to promote and maintain health for selected populations.


 NUR 257: Nursing Seminar & Practicum

Capstone clinical experience with exploration of issues and policies related to the profession of nursing.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14