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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 2207 - Adaption to Role of Professional Nurse(formerly:transition to Nursg Practice)

CIP Code: 51.3801
Credit(s): 2
Course Description: Selected concepts related to the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession. Review of trends and issues impacting nursing and health care today and in the future. Topics includes knowledge, judgment, skill, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. (2-0-0) End-of-Course Outcomes: Analyze self-practice in relation to the roles of the professional nurse; use critical thinking and a systematic problem-solving process for providing comprehensive care; examine factors impacting nursing and healthcare; analyze behaviors and attitudes of the nurse that facilitate adaptation to a changing environment.
1. Examine factors that impact nursing and health care.
2. Differentiate roles and skills of the licensed vocational nurse (LVN) and registered nurse (RN).
3. Explain how critical thinking skills are used to apply the steps of the nursing process to provide comprehensive patient care to a diverse population.
4. Utilize current evidence to support selected nursing practices. 1,2,3,4,5

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Professional Nursing Program Transition program option. 


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