LPNS-1155 - Transitions to Practical Nursing
The student is introduced to the health care system and the role of the Practical Nurse as a member of the health care team. The nursing process is used as a problem solving tool to identify basic needs, health promotion, and prevention concepts. Legal, ethical, cultural and holistic care are emphasized across the lifespan. Concepts of communication, medical asepsis, teaching/learning, physical assessments, medical calculations and medication administration are utilized to assist the student in providing safe health care.