NURS2380 Transition to Practice

This course facilitates the transition of the student to the role of an LPN. Concepts related to teamwork, collaboration, and leadership is presented as well as career development options that enhance career mobility. Advanced discussion around decision making, professional identity/behavior and patient centered care, judgment/evidence based practice, and informatics/technology is introduced.

Credits

8

Prerequisite

NURS2375

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Create a personal plan for lifelong learning
Value ethical, legal, and regulatory frameworks within the scope of nursing practice
Identify how to manage and organize care in the provision of an emergency response
Illustrate quality improvement processes that inter-professional teams use to improve health care systems and cost efficiency
Acknowledge patient care concerns to improve patient care, environmental safety, customer service, and patient satisfaction
Demonstrate methods to improve patient care, environmental safety, customer service, and patient satisfaction
Provide examples of health care information that reinforce established teaching plans
Compare evidence based resources to find information related to the care of patients with advanced health and safety issues
Categorize rationales for prioritization of care and nursing judgments
Demonstrate methods of building consensus and conflict resolution

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

4

lab:

4