Course Number   Course Title / Description / MnTC Goals / Prerequisites Credits
PRNU 1200   Nursing Care of the Older Adult 3  
  This course introduces the student to the role of the practical nurse in the care of the older adult in restorative and residential settings. Emphasis is on the application of professional concepts of informatics/technology, managing care, evidence-based nursing judgment, relationship-centered patient care, professional integrity and behavior, quality improvement, safety, and teamwork and collaboration in the care of the older adult. The leading causes of mortality according to the Center for Disease Control serve as a foundation for discussion of health/illness exemplars. The student has an opportunity to demonstrate skills specific to the care of the older adult in the lab setting.  
  Prerequisite: Admission to the practical nursing program. Successful completion with minimum 2.0 in each Semester One (1) course.  

PRNU 1200 is a required course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Practical Nursing Diploma (2020-2021)
!Copy - Practical Nursing Diploma (2019-2020)
Practical Nursing Diploma (2019-2020)
Practical Nursing Diploma (2018-2019)