College of the Siskiyous

NURS 1542 - LVN-RN Step-Up Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing

Course Information

Spring 2020 (Section #3042)

This course focuses on advanced application of the nursing process in care of critically ill, high acuity adult patients. The student organizes and discriminates data to establish priorities of care, utilizes critical thinking, and manages multiple patient assignments. Content includes leadership theory and application, delegation, prioritization, time management, and transitioning from student nurse role to that of registered nurse. (AA, CSU) Prerequisite: NURS 1021, NURS 1031 and NURS 1032 Corequisite: NURS 1541

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