NUR 125 ‡ Bridge: Nursing Assistant to Practical Nurse (3)
For first-year re-entering nursing students who have been out of nursing studies at Cochise College for more than one year, and for first-year nursing students who are challenging into the program from other nursing programs. Provides a detailed update of the philosophy, policies, and procedures of the Cochise College nursing program and a review of the concepts and skills necessary to provide basic nursing care to patients in a variety of settings. Emphasis is on the scope of practice for the practical nurse, which includes communication, the nursing process, ethical and legal issues, and leadership skills.
2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.