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RNSG 1331 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at MVC

Principles of Clinical Decision-Making
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: RNSG 1309, RNSG 1462, RNSG 1105.
Corequisite/Concurrent: RNSG 1561, RNSG 1144.
Course Description: Examination of selected principles related to the continued development of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, coordinator of care, patient safety advocate, and member of a profession. Emphasis on clinical decision making for clients in medical-surgical settings experiencing health problems involving fluid and electrolytes; perioperative care; pain; respiratory disorders; peripheral vascular disorders; immunologic disorders; and infectious disorders. Discussion of knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. Licensing/Certification Agency: Texas Board of Nursing (BON). (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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