This course prepares learners for the role of the Practical Nurse in caring for clients with acute presentation of illness. Legislation influencing PN practice, specific professional practice issues, and ethical practice pertinent to PN practice in acute care environments are explored. Practice issues that occur across the lifespan are considered. Collaborative practice with other health care team members and specifically the working partnership with RNs in the acute care setting are examined.
Minimum Credits: 1 Length: 20 hours Prerequisites: Successful completion of all Level 3 courses and PPNP 206. Corequisites: PPNP 212, PPNP 213, PPNP 214, PPNP 215. Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $187.63 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/PPNP211.pdf