This optional theory course is offered to students desiring to obtain a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certificate of completion. Emphasis is on theory and practice at the Practical Nurse level in the acute care setting. Legal and professional roles of the LPN are explored. Students satisfactorily completing this course are eligible to take the NCLEX LPN exam. Prerequisite: NRS 103 and 131/133 with a 2.0 or better.