May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADN 326 - Advance Standing Bridge

1.0 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 15
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This theory course is a requirement for students that are entering the program as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) and have not completed an Iowa Central Nursing course in the three previous semesters including summer. Any student that has completed a practical/vocational nursing program outside of Iowa Central Community College will be required to take the course.  It is a co-requisite with ADN-323 Nursing Theory III, ADN-324 RN Capstone I, and ADN-325 Applied Nursing Practice III. This course will provide the student with essential academic strategies such as study, test taking, and time management skills.  This course will focus on reviewing critical concepts covered at the practical nursing level and provide support throughout the transition from the practical nurse to the role of the registered nurse. This course will also prepare the student for success in associate degree nursing courses. 

Corequisites: ADN-323 Nursing Theory III, ADN-324 RN Capstone I, ADN-325 Applied Nursing Practice III, and SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology. 
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: TBD

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes 

  • Utilize clinical judgement while applying the nursing process (Clinical Judgment, Safe and Effective Care, Patient-Centered Care)  
  • Implement a plan for success utilizing resources available at Iowa Central Community College. (Professionalism, Communication) 
  • Demonstrate competency in practical nursing skills and communication techniques to include patients across the life span. (Safe and Effective Care, Communication) 

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