Nursing II-Recitation

NURS 1500
Credit Hours
8

This is the second in a sequence of four clinical nursing courses which builds on previously acquired skills and knowledge to provide nursing care to clients with threats to physiological and psychosocial needs within the legal and ethical parameters of the nursing profession.<I> (8 cr. hrs.) (Spring).<br><br><b>Prerequisites:</b> <br>NURS 1100 or equivalent.<br> And SCIN 1010 with a C+ or higher or a C or higher in the alternate science BIOL 2020;<br> And concurrent enrollment or prior completion of SCIN 1020 with a grade of C+ or higher or a grade of C or higher in an alternate science BIOL 2030.<br> Professional level CPR certification through an American Heart Association or American Red Cross course only, <br>Evidence of current health insurance, updated health form specific for nursing students must be maintained throughout the program.<br><br><b> For advanced placement students:</b><br> Submission of Advanced Placement LPN packet (available on-line or from the Nurse Education Department) verifying successful completion of any developmental work required as a result of CCC assessment test: <br>Eligible for MATH 1215;<br> Biology or Chemistry in high school with a 75% or higher OR a college course with a C or higher.<br> Professional level CPR certification through an American Heart Association or American Red Cross course only;<br> Evidence of current health insurance;<br> Updated health form specific for nursing students must be maintained throughout the program.<br> Obtain a current criminal background check with company designated by the Nurse Education Department and a Pennsylvania child abuse screening.<br> Submission of current LPN license registration and official PN transcript.<br><br> Program requirements and prerequisites can be found in the "Programs" section of this catalog.<br> General Assembly Session (4 hrs./wk.) Small Assembly Sessions (2 hrs./wk.), hospital laboratory (9 hrs./wk.).<br> Labs can be assigned during day, evening and/or weekend hours.<br> A grade of C or higher is required to continue in the program;<br> Satisfactory and safe performance in the lab is required to pass the course.<br> Some Internet/Blackboard assignments are required in the course.<br> Students completing this course are eligible to take the Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide Module. Health insurance is required. Liability insurance, lab fee, testing fee and course fee.