H S 043 - Nursing Synthesis - Units 3
Limitations on Enrollment: Licensed Vocational Nurse, Psychiatric Technician or graduate of an accredited vocational nursing or psychiatric technician program.
This course is designed to prepare the licensed vocational nurse, psychiatric technician, and graduate of vocational nursing and psychiatric technician programs for entry into an associate degree nursing (ADN) program. The course includes topics not included in vocational nursing (VN) and psychiatric technician (PT) programs: nursing process, role change, research skills, teaching-learning principles and development of the teaching role. The course also includes reviews of medical-surgical nursing, pharmacology, and medication calculation to prepare the student for success in an ADN program. (CSU)