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Sinclair College

NSG 1750 Professional Nursing Practice

Using LPN or military equivalent experience as a base, students learn about the scope and practice of the registered nursing profession. Examines the role of the nurse in the health care team including communication and collaboration. Applies legal, ethical, and safety principles to the practice of nursing. Explores current federal and state laws, practice standards and organizational regulations that impact healthcare delivery and nursing practice. Identifies the importance of economic resources, ethical principles, and evidence-based practice in improving quality and safety to achieve optimal patient outcomes in a variety of healthcare settings. Ohio LPN license or military training transcripts, or military rank equivalency required. A minimum of 25 class hours. This is a blended course containing both face-to-face and online elements.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Nursing
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: BIO 1141 and ALH 2202 and ENG 1101 and MAT 1130 


  • Clarify the scope, practice, and roles of the professional nurse.
  • Examine how ethics, laws, standards, and policies influence nursing practice in a variety of settings.
  • Explain the impact of technological resources on safe patient care.
  • Inspect the influence of pervasive inequities in healthcare.
  • Summarize the impact of economics on quality and access to health care.
  • Explain the three components of evidence-based practice.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2