Course Outlines

Nursing Capstone — PNSG 2000

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 1.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 1.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 0.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course facilitates the transition of the student to the LPN role and to the workplace. Concepts related to career development options that enhance career mobility are reviewed. Standards of practice and the importance of practicing according to state regulations and statutes for the scope of practice for the LPN are examined. Prerequisites: PNSG1010 Foundations of Nursing Practice, PNSG1400 Adult Health Nursing I, PNSG1355 Pharmacology, PNSG1600 Clinical I
  2. Course Effective Dates: 8/25/14 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Clarify the LPN role in providing input in the development and revision of policies/procedures to improve patient care outcomes.
    2. Develop a plan which includes strategies and resources to demonstrate the importance of seeking lifelong, continuous learning for one's self as a LPN.
    3. Recognize conflict and when to report conflict to supervisor.
    4. Summarize factors that influence the assigning and monitoring of patient assignments to LPNs and UAPs.
    5. Value ethical, legal, and regulatory bodies within the PN scope of nursing practice.
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted