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Professional Nursing Role Transitions

Course Information

NUR-201

Credit Hours: 1

Course Pre-Requisites: None

Course Co-Requisites: NUR-206

Course Description

This course introduces the learner to selected concepts related to the role of the Associate Degree nurse as a provider of care, teacher, manager, client advocate, and member of the profession.  Emphasis is placed on application of critical thinking in providing and managing comprehensive care in a variety of health care settings with individuals across the life span. This course is designed to assist the Licensed Practical Nurse with the transition into the practice of professional nursing.  The role of the Associate Degree nurse and the NLNAC core competencies will be explored.  The Kansas Nurse Practice Act will be addressed.

Pre-requisites: Admission into the second year of the nursing program

Co-requisite: NUR-206