College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Road
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
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The following is a class that MAY be offered. To see if this class is among our current offerings, please see our schedule of classes.
This refresher course for inactive RNs and LPNs is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing for re-entry into active nursing practice. Content focuses on current nursing practice and the evolving role of nurses within a changing healthcare delivery system. Dimensions covered will include: 1) clinical processes -- patient care competencies to meet patients’ emerging psychosocial needs within a variety of healthcare settings; 2) effective communication skills -- incorporating patient and family involvement in care decisions; 3) leadership -- establishing effective team relationships and appropriate delegation and supervision of nursing interventions; 4) continuous improvement -- ongoing evaluation of care given; and 5) critical thinking -- disciplined process of skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, and synthesizing information in a variety of ways and using it as a guide to action lab skills course and a supervised clinical experience must be completed within one year to meet the Maryland Board of Nursing requirements. Textbook required. Web-based section; see www.csmd.edu for details.
Prerequisite: Maryland nursing license
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|NUR-5030||tuition: $469/ fees: $432||9.0 CEUs
Kelly Winters, MSN, RN, CPP