Mar 03, 2024  
Spring 2023 Academic Catalog 
Spring 2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LPNC 1101 - Fundamental Nursing for the Practical Nurse

6 hr(s).
Fundamental Nursing I introduces the student to concepts and theories basic to the art and science of nursing. Students are introduced to the concepts of patient needs, safety, communication, teaching/learning, critical thinking, ethical-legal issues, cultural diversity, and the history of nursing. The nursing process is introduced in this course as a method to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care. The role of the practical nurse as a member of the healthcare team is also emphasized in this course. Structured college laboratory experiences provide the student with opportunity to practice technical skills prior to patient contact. This course introduces students to the basic skills of nursing; progressing from simple to complex. The clinical experience provides opportunity for each student to apply technical skills to the care of adults. Successful completion of all laboratory, theoretical, and clinical components are required to receive credit for this course.
Prerequisite(s): BIOY 1170 MTH 1200  or higher
Restriction(s): Licensed Practical Nursing majors