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NURS 242: Contemporary Nursing

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of BIOL 191, ENGL 102, NURS 232, NURS 240, and NURS 241 with a grade of C or better
AND
-Completion with a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in COMM 101, NURS 245, NURS 246, and SOC 101

This course is designed to reinforce previously learned concepts and introduce new concepts that are essential for entry into the practice of professional nursing. There will be an emphasis on the characteristics of health care delivery worldwide. Student development will be a continuing focus as students evaluate strategies to secure positions in nursing that are compatible with personal capabilities. Legal requirements for entry into practice will be reviewed. Elements of role transition will be examined as well as techniques of professional collegial relationships, networking skills, and life long learning. 1 credit hour

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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