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PN 125: Concepts of Practical Nursing – Health Promotion

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PN 125: Concepts of Practical Nursing – Health Promotion
Delivery Modality: Blended
Semester Credits: 5
Contact Hours: 157.5
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: SCI 220, SC221, and PN 106 or equivalent
Corequisites: None
Requisites: PN 115
Description: This course focuses on the role of the professional practical nurse in promoting optimal health for individual clients. The course will discuss basic psychomotor nursing skills and introduce medical/surgical nursing for low-risk clients. This course also provides the learner with techniques for carrying out a physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and cultural assessment to evaluate clients’ well-being. The course introduces learners to assessment devices and procedures to collect data. The course focuses on health promotion, health protection, disease prevention, and communication strategies throughout the lifespan, all within the scope of a practical nurse.
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