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Fall 2022
Dec 02,2022
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PN 101A - Practical Nursing 1
This course is the first of three terms in the Practical Nursing Program. Content covered in the classroom and lab will include: nursing and the health care delivery system, complementary and alternative care; legal and ethical issues, including scope of practice; communication; nursing process, critical thinking, physical assessment; documentation, abbreviations, HIPAA; development across the life span; health promotion; cultural diversity; nutrition and therapeutic diets; medical asepsis and infection control; pharmacology and medication administration; and pain assessment. Skills taught during this course will include communication techniques, physical assessment, ambulatory care skills; focused assessments (Braden, falls risk, mini cognition and pain), nursing process, documentation, and oral, topical, drops, ointments, sublingual medication administration, dosage calculation. Clinical application of content and skills will take place in the nursing lab and in outpatient and ambulatory care settings.
Program Restriction: Must be enrolled in the Practical Nursing Program
7.000 Credit hours
70.000 TO 84.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Professions Division
Health Professions Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Credit
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Practical Nursing

Corequisites:
PN 101B

Prerequisites:
PN101A Prerequisites

General Requirements:
Course or Test: BI 233
May not be taken concurrently.
and
Course or Test: PSY 215
May not be taken concurrently.  )
and
Course or Test: HO 100
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: HP 100
May not be taken concurrently.  )
and
Course or Test: WR 121
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
5WR1 P
May be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: WR 121_H
May not be taken concurrently.  )
and
Course or Test: MTH 052 to 098
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: MTH 105 to 265
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: MTH 060D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: MTH 065D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: MTH 095E
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: TEST 5M11 to 5M12
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: TEST 5M21 to 5M22
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: TEST 5M31 to 5M95
May not be taken concurrently. )


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