Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
PNN130Pharmacological Concepts2This course will include the concepts of professionalism, safe practice, communication, culture, care across the lifespan, health promotion, and nursing process. The course will focus on the role of the practical nurse and pharmacological principles. Course includes lab application.Loading...
PNN140Intro to Professional PN2This course will include introductory concepts of professionalism, safe practice, communication, culture, care across the lifespan, health promotion, and nursing profession. This course will focus on professional expectations of the practical nurse. Prerequisite or Corequisite: PNN 140 with a C or better.Loading...
PNN150PN Concepts I5This course will include the concepts of professionalism, safe practice, communication, culture, care across the lifespan, health promotion, and nursing process. The course will focus on an introduction to nursing care of clients with common health needs. Course includes lab application.Loading...
PNN151Fundamentals of Nursing4Introduces the concepts of health assessment, safety, critical thinking, pharmacology, teaching/learning and communication. Associated skills are performed in the laboratory setting.Loading...
PNN152Nursing Practice I4Introduces nursing care of clients with common health problems with a focus on health assessment, standardized plan of care, therapeutic interventions, safety and basic communication. Includes lab and practicum applications. Prerequisite: PNN 151, 153Loading...
PNN153Success in Nursing2Explores the art and science of nursing practice, including nursing history, roles, and legal/ethical practice issues for the professional practical nurse. Healthcare settings and health/illness/hospitalization will be discussed. Strategies for success in nursing will be applied.Loading...
PNN240Transition to PN Practice2This course will include the concepts of professionalism, safe practice, communication, culture, care across the lifespan, health promotion, and nursing process. This course will emphasize the transition from nursing student to entry level practical nurse with an emphasis on the work environment. Prerequisite: BIO 173 with a C or better. Corequisite: ENG105 with a C or better. Prerequisite: PNN 170 with a C or betterLoading...
PNN250PN Concepts III3This course will include the concepts of professionalism, safe practice, communication, culture, care across the lifespan, health promotion, and nursing process. The course will build on previously delivered material with a focus on families, clients in the reproductive years, and clients with common psychosocial needs. Course includes practicum application. Prerequisite: BIO 173 with a C or better. Corequisite: ENG 105 with a C or better. Prerequisite or Corequisite: PNN 240 with a C or better.Loading...
PNN260PN Concepts IV6This course will include the concepts of professionalism, safe practice, communication, culture, care across the lifespan, health promotion, and nursing process. This course integrates previous knowledge and skills related to care of clients. Students will individualize and implement a standardized plan of care for clients with common physiological alterations. Nursing care specific to elderly client is incorporated. Course includes practicum application. Prerequisite or Corequisite: PNN 240 with a C or better, PNN 250 with a C or better. Corequisite: ENG 105 with a C or better.Loading...
PNN351Practical Nursing Roles1Examines leadership roles and responsibilities of the Licensed Practical Nurse and individual readiness to practice nursing. Prerequisite: PNN 151, 152, 153, PSY 121, BIO 734Loading...
PNN605Nursing Practice II5Theory and practicum in caring for clients across the life span with predictable health needs involving sexuality, reproduction, health promotion, illness prevention, pediatric etiologies, older adult etiologies, self concept, loss and end-of-life care. Prerequisite: PNN 151, 152, 153, PSY 121, BIO 734Loading...
PNN606Nursing Practice III5Theory and practicum in caring for clients with predictable health needs involving comfort, circulation, oxygenation, nutrition, endocrine, urinary and bowel elimination alterations. Prerequisite: PNN 151, 152, 153, PSY 121, BIO 734Loading...