PNG 120 - Patient-Centered Care I

Course Description

Effective: 2019-01-01

Provides an overview of the general concepts to implement with a more diverse patient-centered population, with an increase in scope of care needs. Introduces the concepts of anxiety, nutrition, elimination, infection, gas exchange, pain, sexuality, and reproduction with specific focus on the role of the practical nurse. Provides an overview of the general concepts to implement with a more diverse patient-centered population, with an increase in scope of care needs.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is for beginning practical nursing students to expand their knowledge of identified concepts to application to direct patient care of individuals across the lifespan (children, adolescents, adults, and/or the elderly).

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: PNG 110, Patient-Centered Concepts and PNG 115, Patient-Centered Concepts Clinical Corequisites: PNG 125, Patient-Centered Care I Clinical

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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