Prerequisite: ADN 155 and ADN 156 (for generic ADN students) ADN 155L and ADN 156L(for generic ADN students); ADN 075 (for LVN to ADN students)
Corequisite: ADN 252 and ADN 252L (students who have an active Psychiatric Technician license are exempt from ADN 252 and ADN 252L corequisites); ADN 250 and ADN 251
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: CSU
This course focuses on the aging process as it relates to normal aging and changing biological, interpersonal, and intrapersonal needs. The course also focuses on the application of the nursing process in caring for patients with disturbances in perception, coordination, and mobility. Discussion includes the pathophysiology of disease processes, as well as medical and nursing interventions and rehabilitative approaches to restoring and maintaining optimum health. This course is designed for students in the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program. The Board of Registered Nursing requires that students be enrolled concurrently in ADN251 and ADN251L, and pass both courses together. The courses cannot be taken individually for credit.
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