SRJC Course Outlines

4/20/2024 10:03:47 AMNR 74.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  NR 74.1Title:  PROF/NURS PROC & THER  
Full Title:  Professionalism, Nursing Process and Therapy for VN to ADN
Last Reviewed:3/10/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled.7517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled13.13
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled.758 min.Lab Scheduled13.13
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  26.25Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Concepts fundamental to professional nursing with an emphasis on nursing process. Emphasis on the difference between the scope of practice of the Licensed Vocational Nurse [LVN] and the Registered Nurse [RN].  Students will employ a variety of tools as they learn to use the nursing process. Concepts and skills related to intravenous [IV] therapy are included. This course prepares LVNs to join generic Associate Degree Nursing [ADN] students in upper level courses of the ADN program. This course involves both online and on-campus participation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion or Current Enrollment in NR 74.2 and Course Completion of ANAT 1 and PHYSIO 1 and MICRO 5 and FDNT 62 and PSYCH 1A OR Course Completion or Current Enrollment in NR 74.2 and ANAT 1 and PHYSIO 1 and MICRO 60 and FDNT 62 and PSYCH 1A


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Acceptance into Vocational Nursing to Nursing Program

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Concepts fundamental to professional nursing with an emphasis on nursing process. Emphasis on the difference between the scope of practice of the Licensed Vocational Nurse [LVN] and the Registered Nurse [RN].  Students will employ a variety of tools as they learn to use the nursing process. Concepts and skills related to intravenous [IV] therapy are included. This course prepares LVNs to join generic Associate Degree Nursing [ADN] students in upper level courses of the ADN program. This course involves both online and on-campus participation.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion or Current Enrollment in NR 74.2 and Course Completion of ANAT 1 and PHYSIO 1 and MICRO 5 and FDNT 62 and PSYCH 1A OR Course Completion or Current Enrollment in NR 74.2 and ANAT 1 and PHYSIO 1 and MICRO 60 and FDNT 62 and PSYCH 1A
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Acceptance into Vocational Nursing to Nursing Program
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Compare and contrast the practice of the LVN and the RN.
2.  Use the nursing process at a level consistent with that of generic ADN students who have completed NR 75B.
 

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1. Describe the progression of the LVN to RN licensure via the Licensed Vocational Nursing to Nursing major at SRJC.  
2. Discuss  the scope of practice and standards of practice of the RN in California.
3. Apply legal and ethical concepts to nursing practice situations.
4. Use the nursing process to formulate and implement a plan of care for a patient.
5. Discuss concepts fundamental to IV therapy:
6. Demonstrate competency in basic IV skills.

Topics and Scope
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1. The Licensed Vocational Nursing to the Nursing major at SRJC:
      a. Fulfilling the requirements
      b. Strategies for success
2. RN Practice in California:
      a. Scope and standards of RN practice  in California
      b. Nurse Practice Act vs. Vocational Nursing Practice Act
      c. American Nurses' Association Code of Ethics
3. Nursing Process:
      a. Assessment
      b. Nursing diagnosis
      c. Planning
      d. Implementation
      e. Evaluation
4. RN vs. LVN use of Nursing Process
5. Tools:
      a. Concept maps
      b. Formal nursing care plans
6. IV Therapy concepts
      a. Indications and contraindications
      b. Venous access locations and devices
      c. Properties of IV solutions
      d. IV medications
      e.. Complications and complication prevention and detection
      f. Initation, maintenance and discontinuation
8. Basic IV skills:
      a. Administration sets and drop rates
      b. Primary and secondary infusions
      c. Infusion pumps
7. Sterile Technique: Catheter Insertion

Assignments:
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1. Reading assignments, 20-30 pages per week
2. Personal matriculation plan
3. Assessment data base
4. Concept map
5. Nursing care plan
6. 1-3 quizzes
7. IV skills labs (4) or demonstrate competency

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 25%
Assessment data base, nursing care plan
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 25%
concept map, personal matriculation plan
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 15%
IV skills
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 60%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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California regulations for RN practice: accessible via Internet websites rn.ca.gov/regulations
California regulations for LVN practice accessible via Internet website bvnpt.ca.gov/about
Fundamentals of Nursing, Potter, P.A. & Perry (2012), 8th ed. Chicago: Mosby.
Medical-Surgical Nursing, Lewis, S.M., Heitkemper, M.M., & Dirksen, S.R. (2011) , 8th ed. Chicago: Mosby.
Instructor prepared materials

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