2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

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NURA 1160 (1 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Clinical - Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (3 Ext.)


NURA 1161 (1 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Clinical - Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (3 Ext.)


NURA 1260 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Clinical-Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (6 Ext.)


NURA 1291 (2 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Special Topics in Nursing Assistant/Aide
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Instruction in first aid for the injured or ill persons. Includes lifesaving skills for respiratory and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants in a medical setting. During this course students will be awarded the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course Completion card. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec.)


NURA 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Nurse Aide for Health Care
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Preparation for entry level nursing assistants to achieve a level of knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to provide basic care to residents of long-term care facilities. Topics include resident's rights, communication, safety, observation, reporting and assisting residents in maintaining basic comfort and safety. Emphasis on effective interaction with members of the health care team. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


NURA 1307 (3 Credit Hours)
Course not offered this year at any colleges of DCCCD.

Body Systems
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A basic study of the structures and functions of the human body. (3 Lec.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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