Professional Nursing Lab I

Credits:  2

Prerequisites:  Admission into the Associate Degree Nursing Mobility Program

This course focuses on assisting the Licensed Practical Nurse with further developing a comprehensive perspective of theoretical concepts related to nursing skills.  Students will expand their role as a professional nurse through further development of critical thinking and the application of prioritizing care while integrating the nursing process.  Topic areas include safety, quality nursing care, patient education, medication/IV calculations, pharmacological concepts, and the advancement of nursing skills with an emphasis on evidence-based practice.