May 18, 2024  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 204 Syllabus

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NURS 204:LPN to RN Transition

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture hours per week: 2
Lab hours per week: 0

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the LPN to RN Transition Program
This course provides coverage of key RN roles, including professional behaviors and lifelong learning for quality improvement and safety. Legal and ethical responsibilities are discussed in relation to diverse patient-centered care, delegation, and leadership. An explanation of how the RN’s role differs from that of an LPN is included. Theoretical knowledge concerning the nursing process and the importance of evidence-based practice, the nurse’s role as communicator and teacher, the Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) for licensure and the relationship of theory to practice will be emphasized. Enrollment in the 200 Level of Nursing (NURS) courses is limited to those student who have been selected and admitted to the program. Program courses are sequenced by semester and must be taken as a group each semester per program requirements and policies.

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