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NURS 242 Leadership/Management In Nursing

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Registered Nursing

The courses NURS 211, 212, 221, 222, 225, 231, 232, 235, 241, 242, 245, 620, 815, 816, 817, 818, and 819 are open only to those students accepted in the Associate Degree Nursing Program (see Index: Nursing, A. S. Degree for admission requirements). A grade of C or higher is necessary for progression in the sequence. Upon graduation, the candidate receives an Associate in Science degree and is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX).

Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Transition to the graduate role. Students initiate the nursing process with emphasis on the determination of priorities, on decision-making responsibilities, and on personal accountability. Supervised learning experiences corresponding with classroom instruction in off-campus health care facilities. (Spring only.)

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 120-135
Prerequisites: NURS 241
Corequisites: NURS 245
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area C3; Area E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU