The theory content of this course focuses on the role of the associate degree registered nurse as communicator, provider, and manager of safe effective care to patients experiencing needs related to the musculoskeletal system and leadership and management. Students are provided with an introduction to the role of the community health nurse. Clinical assignments are selected to assist the student with the role transition from student to registered nurse. Clinically, the student functions as a: a) provider of care for small groups of patients; b) team leader; c) team member; and d) preceptee with an experienced registered nurse. Two hours class, nine hours clinical. Course fee required. Prerequisite: NUR 27805 with a grade of “C” or better in theory and a “satisfactory” designation for clinical performance.
Note: Hybrid students only, Summer
Offered for 4 Semester hours.