2016-2017 Catalog

NUR 1004C Bridge Clinical Concepts

Admission to the LPN to ADN Bridge Program required. The Bridge Clinical Concepts course is designed to facilitate the transition of the Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, to the role of the Associate Degree Nurse (ADN) and to build on the PN curriculum. The faculty designed the ADN curriculum using a concept based framework. The Clinical Concepts III and IV courses build on and expand from this course. In Bridge Clinical Concepts, students gain beginning knowledge about Associate Degree nursing using a holistic, evidence-based approach. Students learn about holistic health care and application of the nursing process to clients and families focusing on concepts of immunity, metabolism, oxygen, perfusion, culture, and comfort, specifically comfort at end-of-life. Students expand learning about pharmacology, pathophysiology, communication and teaching. Through laboratory and clinical experiences students expand assessment and intervention skills with emphasis on interventions for adult clients in acute care facilities. (5 hours of class and 2 hours of clinical lab per week)


Credits

7

Prerequisite

BSC 2085 and BSC 2085L and BSC 2086 and BSC 2086L and DEP 2004 and ENC 1101 and HUN 1201 and MCB 2010 and MCB 2010L and PSY 2012 and either MAC 1005 or STA 2023, and either ARH 1000, HUM 1020, LIT 1000, MUL 1010, PHI 2010 or THE 1000

Corequisite

NUR 1003

Classification

Occupational