NURS159 Fundamentals, Adult, and Childbearing Family Nursing Transition Course (6 semester hours)

This course prepares the Licensed Practical Nurse, Paramedic, Army Medic, Air Force Technician, and Navy Corpsman to enter a community college associate degree nursing program with advanced standing. The role of the nurse in the delivery of safe and effective care to individuals across the life span is addressed with an emphasis on adults and childbearing families. The nursing process and critical thinking guide the provision of patient-centered care. Advocacy through effective verbal and written communication with patients, families, and other members of the healthcare team facilitates the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Emphasis is placed on the role of evidence-based practice in the delivery of optimal health care. THIS IS A RESTRICTED COURSE THAT REQUIRES APPROVAL FROM OUR NURSING PROGRAM.