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NURS 139 - Advanced Concepts in Practical Nursing

Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 1.5
Off Site Contact Hours with Faculty: 4.5
Description: This capstone course emphasizes application of the nursing process and critical thinking skills while utilizing evidence-based principles of nursing to care for groups of clients within the practical nurse scope of practice. Theoretical content focuses on select advanced physiological and psychiatric mental health alterations as well as issues related to licensure and employment for the practical nurse. Clinical experiences are provided in acute and community settings utilizing an interdisciplinary collaborative approach.

Prerequisites: NURS 107 . NURS 108 . NURS 128 . PSYCH 201 .
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Occupational
This Course is Typically Offered: Summer Only
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