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Active as of Fall Semester 2020

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Role Transition

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 1547

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 4

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course is designed to build on concepts, clinical reasoning and skills attained in a Practical Nursing Program. Content includes scope of practice, nursing process, assessment, communications skills, critical thinking and nursing judgment, and the educator role. Selected nursing psychomotor skills will be reviewed with an emphasis on the application of the nursing process and use of evidenced-based practices that promote patient safety and quality in the performance of psychomotor skills. Content will also include gerontology, pediatrics, surgical nursing, and musculoskeletal system. This course focuses on application of clinical reasoning and psychomotor skills through quizzes, worksheets, exams, videos, and audio presentations.

5. Placement Tests Required:

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

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 1547 - Professional Nursing Role Transition

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
Acceptance into Advanced Standing Nursing Program

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 1547 - Professional Nursing Role Transition

There are no corequisites for this course.