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Lake Region State College
nursing science principles to simulated and
actual client care in the nursing lab and dur-
ing clinical in health care facilities. Students
will see, practice and perform demonstra-
tions of basic nursing skills and procedures
in a supervised setting. Includes the study
of math and medical terminology and use
of the nursing process and critical thinking
skills to organize and provide safe and effec-
tive client care. (3 cr)
NURS 124 Clinical Practice II
Gain additional nursing skills in the labora-
tory and apply those advanced skills in the
clinical setting. Utilize the tools of informat-
ics, nursing process, clinical reasoning,
therapeutic communication, evidence based
practice, and management concepts to pro-
vide safe and culturally sensitive client care
for individuals across the lifespan in a variety
of medical facilities. (3 cr)
NURS 126 Clinical Practice III
Refine nursing knowledge, skills and ethi-
cal comportment in the role of a practical
nursing student to provide safe and effec-
tive care for clients across the lifespan with
stable or predictable health problems and
assisting with those whose conditions are
critical or unpredictable. Critical thinking,
effective and therapeutic communication,
nursing process, management of nursing
care, and delegation of unlicensed assistive
persons are incorporated into the clinical
experience. (3 cr)
NURS 127 Practical Nursing II:
Introduction to Medical Surgical
Examine safe and effective client care of
the bio-psychosocial individual along the
health-illness continuum. Students will be
involved in teaching and learning activities
that enhance critical thinking skills, examine
aspects of self-determination, health
promotion, disease prevention and evidence
based practice. 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. (2 cr)
NURS 129 Practical Nursing III
Continue to examine evidence based nurs-
ing interventions, nursing process, nutrition
and drug therapy for health promotion and
disease prevention in the culturally diverse
client across the lifespan along the health-
illness continuum. Students will have access
to additional knowledge in the areas of qual-
ity improvement, informatics, accountability,
ethical, legal and professional issues of the
practical nurse. (3 cr)
NURS 145 Practical Nursing II:
Introduction to Maternal Child Nursing
Focus on the nursing care of the woman,
newborn, child and families. Examine health
maintenance and study the diseases and
disorders affecting women, newborns, and
children. Gain an understanding of pediat-
ric growth and development and common
illnesses. Use knowledge of family centered
care, teaching and learning principles, and
therapeutic communication while working
within the interdisciplinary team to assist
clients to use self-determination in decisions
affecting their health. (2 cr)
NURS 201 Nursing Concepts
Transition I for the Paramedic
Acquire an understanding of the
multidimensional base of nurse knowledge
including basic human needs, nursing
process, nursing judgment, informatics,
health promotion and disease prevention
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
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