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Lake Region State College

= fall semester

= spring semester

= online course

concepts. Gain knowledge of the role

of the professional nurse within the

interdisciplinary team, the vital importance

of communication while providing safe and

quality client care, and how nurses use

evidence based information in their practice.

(3 cr)

NURS 202 Nursing Concepts

Transition II for the Paramedic

Investigate safe and effective client care

of the diverse bio-psychosocial individual

along the health-illness continuum. Students

will be involved in teaching and learning

activities that enhance critical thinking

skills, client management, evidence-based

practice and quality improvement. Students

will increase their understanding of nursing

process and prioritization in the care of

culturally unique clients across the lifespan

in an ethical and legal manner. (3 cr)

NURS 203 Nursing Practice

Transitions for the Paramedic

Gain nursing skills in the laboratory

and apply those skills in the clinical and

simulation setting. Utilize the tools of

informatics, nursing process, clinical

reasoning, therapeutic communication,

evidence based practice, and management

concepts to provide safe and culturally

sensitive client care for individuals across

the lifespan in a variety of medical facilities.

(3 cr)

NURS 224

Professional Role Development

Investigate the role of the RN. Students will

learn about historical trends, increase their

knowledge of the background and current

application of safety goals and competen-

cies, and use previous skills in management

to now refine leadership skills. Students will

start the process of analyzing individual per-

formance and system effectiveness. (2 cr)

NURS 225 Alterations in Health I

This course introduces concepts related to

tExplore the pathophysiology and nursing

interventions used in caring for individuals

experiencing acute and chronic alterations

in health that build on concepts, knowledge

and skills introduced in practical nursing

courses and the supporting sciences. Utilize

evidence based practice, nursing judgment,

therapeutic communication, and the nursing

process as a framework for providing and

managing nursing care to diverse individuals

along the health-illness continuum. (3 cr)

NURS 226 Maternal Child Nursing

Integrate prior learning while expanding

knowledge of the neonate, developing child,

women’s health, and childbearing family.

Health maintenance and study of diseases

and disorders affecting diverse neonates,

children, women, and families along the

health-illness continuum and during the

end stages of life are examined. Emphasis

is placed on therapeutic communication,

the role of the registered nurse, ethical/

legal issues, and health promotion and

maintenance during life stages of growth

and development for neonates, children and

women. (3 cr)

NURS 227 Clinical Applications I

Participate collaboratively with members

of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to

provide safe and culturally sensitive client

centered care in the lab, clinical area and

simulation lab. Practice parenteral medica-

tion therapies and demonstrate professional

and leadership competencies while incorpo-

rating evidence based practices and sound

nursing judgment. (4 cr)

Course Descriptions