Feb 26, 2024  
2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog
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ADN 324 - RN Capstone I

2.0 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 30
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This theory course is a requirement with ADN-323 Nursing Theory III and ADN-325 Applied Nursing Practice III. This course focuses on leadership and managerial skills related to caring for a group of patients. Content areas include community health and resources, leadership, professionalism, and legal and ethical dilemmas as they affect the transition from the practical nurse to the role of the registered nurse. This course will prepare the student with theoretical nursing knowledge needed for entry level associate degree nursing practice. This course will also prepare the student for the national examination for registered nurse licensure.    

Corequisites: ADN-323 Nursing Theory III, ADN-325 Applied Nursing Practice III, SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology, and (if Advanced Standing Student) ADN-326 Advanced Standing Bridge
Prerequisites: Nursing Theory II, PNN-224 PN Capstone, PNN-225 Applied Nursing Practice II, BIO 186- Microbiology, PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology, and ENG-105 Composition I
Mode(s) of Instruction: Traditional/Face-to-Face

Course Fees: None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes:  

  • Examine the leadership skills and management roles of the registered nurse. (Professionalism, Communication, Safe and Effective Care, Clinical Judgment)  
  • Demonstrate clinical judgment while applying the nursing process to simulated groups of patients in various healthcare settings. (Clinical Judgment, Patient-Centered Care, Safe and Effective Care) 
  • Explore the professional standards of the registered nurse. (Professionalism, Safe and Effective Care, Communication) 


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