Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Continuing Education > Health Professional Development > Courses > Knowledge transfer to LPN Mental Health Nursing (PNRS 140)
This course allows students to transfer/apply the principles and theories covered in the program courses to clinical practice at their workplace. Students work in consultation with their Manager/Team Leader to identify a client that is reasonably expected to remain in the setting for the duration of the student’s registration in this course, and complete a series of assignments using this client as the subject of the knowledge transfer. The RN or RPN at the site is asked to validate the student’s written work as needed prior to submission of assignments for the instructor’s review and grading.
This flexible application of the knowledge base allows staff nurses to continue their paid employment while continuing their learning. The student’s work in this course is an academic exercise intended for learning purposes only, and is not to be utilized for pay or promotion purposes within the workplace.
This course is only available to students admitted to the LPN Mental Health Nursing Certificate program at the beginning of their studies.
By the end of this course, participants will:
Admission to the LPN Mental Health Nursing Certificate program.
Successful completion of all program theory courses:
Completion of English 12 with a minimum grade of “C” or LPI score of 4 or equivalent is required. Students who register are understood to be confirming successful completion of this requirement. Proof of successful completion is not required on registration, but may be requested by Douglas College.
Topics covered include:
All textbooks and course materials used in completion of required theory courses.
Online course through Blackboard
Due to the nature of an online delivery, the student will be expected be proficient in computer skills including email, adding attachments, navigating the internet etc. Resources for getting started with Blackboard are available online to help get the student comfortable in the Blackboard environment.
5 written assignments related to
Minimum grade to pass is C (60%).
6 months (160 hours) from course start date
Registration and Course Start
Registration is easy; simply complete the CE-HS Registration Form and submit it to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with proof of completion of the pre-requisite requirements. Payment of the tuition fee must accompany registration.
Instructions on how to access your course materials will be emailed to you by the Program Assistant within five (5) business days prior to your chosen course start date.