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NURS 103
Practical Nursing


Credits: 6
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:60


Description
The focus of this course is preparation to complete the NCLEX-PN and enter practice as a PN. Prerequisites: NURS 102 and 112. Co-requisite: NURS 113.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify ways in which research/nursing science, current standards of practice, clinical experience, and patient preferences are used to make nursing judgments.
  • Plan and provide safe, holistic nursing care that is individualized to address patients' diverse preferences, values, and needs.
  • Effectively use interpersonal communication and management principles when working with healthcare team members to promote optimal health outcomes and minimize risk of harm.
  • Use technology to obtain and communicate information, enhance patient safety, and support decision-making within professional, ethical, and legal standards.
  • Identify ways to improve the quality, value, and safety of patient care by using data.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors that are consistent with moral/ethical and legal principles, that adhere to regulatory guidelines and standard-based care, and which promote the profession of nursing.

  • Course Topics
  • Hematologic
  • Immune
  • GI Accessory
  • Endocrine
  • Neurologic
  • Renal
  • Mental Health
  • Emergency Nursing
  • Management, LPN Role
  • Licensing and Job Preparation (PN)
  • Pediatric Review
  • Pharmacology Review
  • NCLEX-PN Review

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    NURS 103
    Summer 2009
    1611
    Kathleen Adamski
    NURS 103
    Summer 2008
    1611
    Kathleen Adamski
    NURS 103
    Summer 2006
    1611
    Sarah Jean Cooper
    NURS 103
    Summer 2005
    6571
    Barbara Hays
    NURS 103
    Summer 2005
    6581
    Barbara Hays


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.