Dec 11, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

Registered Nursing - LPN to RN, AAS


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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 on 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 Statistics course minimum grade of 2.5
  • Students may repeat prerequisites only once.
  • Prerequisites that cannot be older than 10 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 Licensed Practical Nurse in Washington state.
  • 8-10 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 NATIONAL background checks in addition to those performed by the Washington State Patrol.

Prerequisites


Specific Requirements


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