This course focuses on continued development of the role of the practical nurse in the client-centered care setting. Emphasis is placed on decision making skills. Students will understand ethical-legal aspects of practical nursing, employment opportunities and responsibilities, as well as preparation for the NCLEX-PN. Coordinating care for groups of clients continues and builds upon experience and knowledge gained in previous courses, allowing the student to more fully integrate the role of the Licensed Practical Nurse. Upon successful completion, students will be able to apply practical nursing responsibilities as legally defined to his/her clinical practice.
Prerequisite: Completion of all courses within the Practical Nursing program