Bridge-To-Prof.nursing Core Co (NURE-211)
This transition course introduces the LPN-to-RN student to the framework and concepts of the Trinitas School of Nursing program. Role socialization, communication principles, nursing process, concept care mapping, teaching/learning principles, critical thinking, legal-ethical standards/issues and the role of cultural competence in contemporary nursing will be explored. Pharmacological concepts will be discussed and a review of medication administration with emphasis on drug/IV calculations will be conducted and regularly reinforced throughout the course. 3 theory hours/week; 3 credits; 15 week course. Prerequisites: Proof of current LPN license; all buy-back credits; BIO 105, 106, 108; CHE 105 or 113/114; ENG 101,102; PSY 101, 204 ; SOC 101; Humanities 6 credits, PSY?204 or PSY 205. GPA 2.5; Co-requisite NURE 212.