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PRNS-245 - Transition to Preceptorship - 2.00 Credits

PRNS-245 - Transition to Preceptorship - 2.00 Credits

Course Details
Transition to Preceptorship will prepare the learner for the final Preceptorship experience. Simulation experiences and self-directed learning will provide the learner with increased competence and confidence in the Preceptorship.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Access to Practical Nursing Diploma - Level 4
  • Prerequisites : PRNS 249,
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 30
    Student Evaluation
    Simulation/Scenarios S/U*, Journals/Assignments S/U*, TOTAL S/U*. * Graded Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory. This is a pass/fail course. Any assignment(s) will be graded either Satisfactory/ Unsatisfactory, and will be considered in the final pass/fail consideration for the course. * NB. A Satisfactory grade is required in this course to progress into the final Preceptorship course. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • develop a learning plan to be shared with mentors/agency/preceptor in the final Preceptorship course;

  • competently apply knowledge and skills relevant to the final Preceptorship;

  • initiate, support, and develop respectful, supportive collaborative relationships in the practice environment;

  • be familiar with the established policies and procedures of agency where the Preceptorship course will occur; and

  • describe the leadership role and responsibility of Practical Nurses.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Leifer, G. Introduction to maternity & pediatric nursing. Current edition. St. Louis. Mosby Elsevier.
  • Lewis, S.L., Heitkemper, M.M., & Dirksen, S.R. Medical-surgical nursing in Canada: Assessment and management of clinical problems. Current edition. Toronto. Mosby Elsevier.
  • Lilley, L.L., Harrington, S., & Snyder, J.S. Pharmacology for Canadian health care practice. Current edition. Toronto. Mosby Elsevier.
  • Ross-Kerr, J.C. & Wood, M.J. Potter & Perry Canadian fundamentals of nursing. Current edition. Toronto. Mosby Elsevier.
  • Womble, D.M. Introductory mental health nursing. Current edition. Philadelphia. Lippincott.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: The NVIT Access to Practical Nursing curriculum materials have been adapted from the B.C. Ministry of Advanced Education Practical Nursing Program curriculum. Any total or partial reproduction or changing of this product by any means is prohibited without written permission from NVIT.

    Education Council approved June 26, 2013.