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  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Registered Nursing, AAS


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http://rn.highline.edu

Learning Outcomes


  • Employ critical decision making to prioritize and appropriately attend to client specific needs using data collection and analysis, problem identification, care planning, care delivery and evaluation of care.
  • Provide accurate verbal and written communications using appropriate technology, while adapting to consider the needs of culturally and educationally diverse clientele and interdisciplinary health care team members.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in psychomotor skills, computation, therapeutic communication, client education and use of technology in provision of nursing care.
  • Function as an effective member of the health care team, practicing collaborative leadership, delegation and client advocacy to provide goal-oriented care.
  • Perform optimally in the dynamic health care system by incorporating evidence based practice and continuing education in client care.
  • Adhere to scope of professional practice and contribute to the profession through participation in professional organizations and sociopolitical awareness.

Requirements


Important notes


  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Minimum grade per prerequisite class is 3.0.
  • Math 146 Statistic minimum grade of 2.5
  • Students may repeat prerequisite classes only once.
  • Prerequisites marked with asterisk cannot be older than 7 years include:  BIOL& 241, BIOL& 242, BIOL & 260, PSYC& 200
  • All prerequisites must be completed before applying
  • The minimum TEASTM score is 75.
  • Must be a Certified Nursing Assistant in Washington state.
  • 20 students will be selected fall, winter, and spring quarter. Alternates will be chosen as well.
  • AAS degree programs emphasize preparation in specific job skills required for entry-level employment.
  • This program is currently offered on a full-time basis only.
  • Taking courses outside of nursing while in the program is extremely challenging due to heavy load and irregular schedule.
  • Effective Fall Quarter 2011, our clinical institutions require certified NATIONAL background checksin addition to those performed by the Washington State Patrol. You can order your background check from this website: www.certifiedbackground.com.

Prerequisites


  • This program has special admissions procedures. For information, visit http://rn.highline.edu or contact admissions@highline.edu.
  • Courses marked with an asterisk must be completed as a prerequisite(*)

Specific Requirements


Total Core Credits: 72

Non-NURS elective: 2

Total Supporting Course Credits: 22

Total Related Instruction Credits: 15

Total Program Credits: 109


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