Cochise College

CATALOG 2015-16

NUR 125 ‡ Bridge: Nursing Assistant to Practical Nurse (3)

Prerequisite(s): BIO 201, BIO 202, and NUR 203, all with a grade of B or better; ENG 101, ENG 102, and PSY 101; and admission into the nursing program.

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.