Prerequisite: Acceptance into Nursing Program and Current LVN License
Advisory: It is advised that students have a knowledge of intermediate algebra concepts and be able to read college-level texts.
This short-term course provides an overview of the Associate Degree Nursing Program. The focus is on successful learning strategies and the development of critical thinking skills. An overview of the systems developmental stress model is included as a framework for the nursing process and the Associate Degree Nursing curriculum. Also included is an in-depth study of the nursing process including physical assessment, nursing diagnosis, interventions and evaluations. The nursing skills required for physical assessment and basic patient care will be presented. This course is open to all career ladder LVN and 30-unit option students entering the second year of the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921