Dec 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 2350 - Transition Course for Articulating LPN - RN Students

Lec. 3; Lab 1 Cr. 4

Focuses on the transition from the role of the practical nurse to one of the registered nurse through didactic, clinical, and laboratory learning experiences. Content areas include integrated processes of caring, communication and documentation, teaching-learning, the nursing process and current trends in health care delivery. Patient needs include physiologic integrity and are addressed through health promotion, safety, health assessment, legal/ethical issues, medication calculations, the basis for pharmacotherapeutic interventions, fluid and electrolyte homeostasis and acid-base balance. Involves the integration of the nursing process as the basis for clinical decision making and care in the management of patient needs.



Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001  / ENGL 1002 MATH 1021 ; BIOL 1160 /BIOL 1161  (or ZOOL 1011/1012); BIOL 2160 /BIOL 2161 ; BIOL 1011 /BIOL 1012 PSYC 2070 ; selective admission to the LPN Advanced Track Program; proof of current Louisiana LPN license; successful completion of the LAT entrance exam.
Corequisite(s): NURS 2352  
Pre- or Co-requisite(s): General Education Humanities elective or General Education Fine Arts elective.
Note: Limited to LPN-RN students only.

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