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PRNU 270 syllabus

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PRNU 270:PN Leadership

Credit Hours: 3.5; 30 Hours of Clinical Experience
Lecture hours per week: 3
This course presents the laws, rules and regulations which govern licensure to practice practical nursing in the state of Louisiana, including a review of the Louisiana Revised Statues, Title 37, Chapter 11, Subpart II-Practical Nurses and LAC 46:XLVII.Nursing, subpart I-Practical Nurses. Students are further prepared for the NCLEX-PN licensure examination. It is designed to prepare the future LPN for compliance with the laws, to explain the procedures which facilitate necessary operations of the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners (LSBPNE) and to outline the obligations which accompany the privilege of service in health care. Legal responsibilities, confidentiality and ethical practice along with concepts of management and supervision are emphasized. Preparation for employment is introduced by evaluating job opportunities, compiling a resume, and outlining information essential to finding, applying for and terminating a job in the healthcare industry. 45 hours lecture, 30 hours clinical

Enrollment in the program courses (PRNU) is limited to those students who have been selected and admitted to the Practical Nursing 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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