CAPSTONE

  • Program: Practical Nursing
  • Course: Capstone
  • Course #: NURS2550
  • Total Credits: 5

Course Description

This course examines current legal responsibilities and accountability of the Licensed Practical Nurse. Students will prepare for the NCLEX-PN licensure exam by identifying strengths and areas of concerns. The clinical components of this course will focus on integrating nursing theory with practice while caring for clients of all ages in various clinical settings.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Collaborate as a member of the health care team
Apply nursing process to the delivery of safe patient care
Utilize evidence-based practice
Integrate national safety standards into patient care
Evaluate care throughout the life span
Explore care for the healthy individual
Demonstrate clear and effective communication
Interpret relationship between diagnoses, treatments and medications
Integrate the LPN Scope of Practice during the clinical component of this course

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1.5
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  NURS1201, NURS1222, NURS1261. NURS1242 prerequisite or concurrent, NURS2110 prerequisite or concurrent. Successful completion of pre-clinical medication math test with a score of 100%. Current CPR or BLS for the Health Care Provider or Professional Rescuer. Negative TB skin test or blood test or Chest x-ray. Proof of completed Hepatitis B vaccination series. Current clear background study
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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