Dec 04, 2021  
Butler Community College - CATALOG 2020-21 
    
Butler Community College - CATALOG 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NR 118. Nursing Concepts for Advanced Standing


This course will enable the student to transition from a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) into the Associate Degree nursing program. The student will be able to differentiate the role of the LPN from the RN. The student will utilize effective communication skills, professional behaviors, and care coordination while caring for patients across the lifespan. The student will be able to prioritize care incorporating the concepts of evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety, appropriate assessment, and caring for patients with acute and chronic physical health problems across the lifespan. The student will use specific study and test taking strategies to optimize learning.

Prerequisite(s): Current LPN Kansas licensure, current IV Certification, acceptance into the Nursing Program, BI 240  (or BI 226  and BI 227 ), BI 231 , BS 260 , BS 260 , EG 101 , MA 135  (or MA 132 , MA 133 , and MA 134 ) or above, and AH 111 . All courses with a C or better.

Corequisite(s): NR 101 , unless completed within 2 years of enrollment in NR 118. 

Credits: 3



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