NURS 261 LPN to ADN Articulation (Bridge - Entering Level IV) Theory (4)
Articulation (bridge) course for LPNs entering the ADN program who have successfully completed the ATI Maternal/Newborn and Pediatric RN exams. The following concepts are discussed: role transition, wellness-illness continuum, nursing process, caring behaviors, prevention concepts, dosage calculations, medication administration, fluid and electrolyte balance, history and physical assessment based upon NANDA diagnostic categories, cultural and ethnic concerns, and selected medical conditions.
Prerequisite: Admittance to the Nursing program and active Washington State LPN license and ATI Maternal/Newborn exam at a score of 60 or greater and ATI Pediatric exam at a score of 60 or greater. Co-Requisites: NURS 262 and NURS 263.