NSG 116 - Concepts for Health Professions Transition

Course Description

Effective: 2021-01-01

Facilitates role transition for the Paramedic or Respiratory Therapist to Registered Nurse. Incorporates concepts of nursing practice and conceptual learning focusing on basic nursing concepts with an emphasis on safe nursing practice. Includes the development of the nursing process. Emphasizes the use of clinical judgement in skill acquisition. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 8 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is a transition course for the Paramedic or Respiratory Therapist into the RN AAS degree program. It will be offered to Registered Paramedic and Respiratory Therapists who have been accepted into the nursing program. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be placed into the second semester of the RN program.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: BIO 141 and acceptance into the AAS Nursing Program - Paramedic/Registered Respiratory Therapist to RN. Corequisites: BIO 142, NSG 130 and NSG 200.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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