Feb 26, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 
SFCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 205 - Professional Issues in Practical Nursing

Credits: 2

An overview of professional issues related to the role of the practical nurse (PN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN). Students learn about the LPN role according to the New Mexico Nurse Practice Act. Scope of practice and legal accountability are reviewed. Other topics include ethical and legal responsibilities of the LPN role, delegation of duties, and the role of the LPN as part of a health care team. On successful completion of this course, students are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination-Practical Nurse (NCLEX-PN).

Permission required.
Prerequisite(s): NMNC 2335 .
Offered: Occasionally.
Two lecture hours.

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