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Course Descriptions

NURS 136: Practical Nursing

-Completion of NURS 112, 113, 122, 117, 134, 135, BIOL 181, 182, ENGL 101, and PSY 101 with a grade of C or better

The focus of this course is the provision of nursing care to adult clients with acute and chronic health problems of the most commonly experienced alterations in sexuality, immunologic responses, mobility, sensori-neural processes, and mental health. Orem’s self-care model will be used as a foundation for nursing practice. Students are provided a faculty-supervised opportunity to utilize the nursing process, nursing skills, and theoretical knowledge in an acute care setting. The standards of practical nursing as set forth by the state of Illinois are presented. After successful completion of NURS 136, the student will be able to proceed to NCLEX-PN examination. This is an 8-week course which meets 18 hours for 6 hours credit. (Lec 3 Lab 3) 6 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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