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Nursing Arts for Practical Nurse Re-entry (NRSG 217)

Your studies will focus on the nursing competencies that support health promotion and illness prevention. You will review the skills required to maintain a safe environment, use health care, nursing, and medical terminology and assist the adult client with mobility, nutritional needs, elimination needs, respiratory needs and personal care. You will also review the five vital signs (TPR, B/P and pain) and learn how to administer medications via the enteral, percutaneous, parenteral and intravenous routes. You will study intravenous therapy (including the administration of blood and blood products). The course includes a lab component where you will practice and perform your skills (including medication administration, peripheral intravenous initiation and physical assessment skills).

Prerequisites: Nursing Specialties for Practical Nurse Re-entry, Nursing Specialties for Practical Nurse Re-entry (NRSG 218)

Additional costs: Text(s) and print materials
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201409-68September 2, 2014 - December 4, 2015
Registration Deadline: May 29, 2015
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SIAST is Saskatchewan's primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training. A member of Polytechnics Canada, SIAST's programs range from certificates to degrees. The institution serves 26,000 distinct students through campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities.