PN121 Syllabus

This course will introduce the student, in theory and practice, to the physical, emotional, cultural, and spiritual needs of clients with common health conditions. The role of the practical nurse will be described in relation to meeting the basic needs of those clients in all stages of health and illness. Integrated throughout the course are basic concepts of nutrition and drug therapy used in the treatment/management of different disease processes. Clinical practice in various settings provides the student with the opportunity to gain competence in skills and nursing care.
Primary Material Type:
Other Material Types:
Lake Area Technical Institute
Funding Source:

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Prairie Lakes Medical Systems
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance -- Hospitals (622)
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 2nd Year Community College or equivalent
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Other Rubric
Course Note:
Practical Nursing

Copyright / Licensing

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Creative Commons License
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