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Winter 2022
Jan 16,2022
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PN 102A - Practical Nursing 2
This course is the second of three terms in the Practical Nursing Program. This course introduces pathophysiological processes that contribute to many different disease states across the lifespan and human responses to those processes. Content continues the application of the nursing process and pharmacological therapies of patients within the practical nursing scope of practice in selected medical-surgical areas. These areas include care of patients with immunological, hematological, neurological, visual/auditory, cardiovascular, endocrine, respiratory, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and renal disorders. Fluid and electrolyte balance and pain management techniques are also included in this course. Cultural, ethical, and health care delivery issues are explored through case scenarios with the application of the nursing process to chronic illness care. Students will learn to make critical thinking-based clinical decisions in the context of nursing by selecting and interpreting focused nursing assessments based on knowledge of pathophysiological processes.
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

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

PN 102B

Credit level PN 101A Minimum Grade of P and Credit level PN 101B Minimum Grade of P

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