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Active as of Fall Semester 2018

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Fundamentals Lab

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 1541

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 2

Credits - Variable: 0

Lecture Hours: 0

Lab Hours: 4

4. Course Description:

This course is designed to allow for the application of concepts learned in the Fundamentals Course. Fundamental RN skills will be taught and evaluated in a realistic, simulated learning environment with an emphasis on the application of the nursing process and use of evidenced-based practices that promote client safety and quality in the performance of nursing psychomotor skills. The goal is to provide exposure to situations that will promote confidence and the ability to provide safe, quality, client-centered care in the clinical setting as the student begins their journey in the RN role. This course focuses on hands on application of nursing clinical reasoning and nursing psychomotor skills.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 1541 - Professional Nursing Fundamentals Lab

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
Admission to Nursing Program and Proof of successful completion of CLC’s NSGA 1110 Nursing Assistant course OR another MN Department of Health approved nursing assistant course, taken within the last five years. If no proof of course, but you can provide proof that you are currently on the State of Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry, the class requirement can be waived.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 1541 - Professional Nursing Fundamentals Lab

There are no corequisites for this course.