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PRNU 128 - Career Preparations for the Practical Nursing Student

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Preparation for employment is introduced by evaluating job opportunities, compiling a resume, and outlining information essential to finding, applying for, and terminating employment in the healthcare industry. The student will be introduced to leadership/management of the practical nurse in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. The Louisiana law and rules, the nurse practice act, and the administrative code which governs the practice of practical nursing are emphasized to facilitate the student’s understanding of the operation of the Louisiana Board of Practical Nurse Examiners, and to outline the obligations which accompany licensure of the practical nurse. Students are prepared for NCLEX-PN licensure examination. Post graduate continuing education, practice issues, professional organizations, and networking are discussed. Prerequisite(s): PRNU-117. Corequisite(s): PRNU-124



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