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NURS2410 – Role Transition pdf

Credits: 2 (2/0/0)
Description: This course prepares the practical nurse to transition into the professional nursing role. Concepts of legal and ethical considerations in practice, holistic assessment, the nursing process and development of individualized plans of care will be explored while integrating informatics, evidence-based practice, patient-centered care, safety and quality improvement.
Prerequisites: Graduate of an approved Practical Nursing program and admitted to the Associate Degree in Nursing-Advanced Standing Option program AND MATH1020 or assess into a minimum of MATH1114 AND ENGL0096/97 or assess into ENGL1101 AND current American Heart Association Basic Life Support AND current, clear Minnesota Department of Health criminal background check AND current, clear national background check AND up-to-date immunizations and health form.
Corequisites: (None)
  1. Explore the professional nursing role as it relates to legal and ethical standards, scope and evolution of practice.
  2. Differentiate components of the holistic assessment from the role of the practical nurse to the professional nurse.
  3. Self-identify areas of strength and weakness in completion of a holistic assessment.
  4. Illustrate a holistic plan of care that utilizes the nursing process while integrating concepts of quality, safety and evidenced-based practice.
  5. Examine the multiple dimensions of patient-centered care with regard to teaching and learning principles for diverse populations.
  6. Utilize informatics to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision making.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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