RNSG 1216 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC
Professional Nursing Competencies
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
Course Description: Development of professional nursing competencies in the care of patients throughout the lifespan. Emphasizes psychomotor skills and clinical reasoning in the performance of nursing procedures related to the concepts of: clinical judgment, comfort, elimination, fluid and electrolytes, nutrition, gas exchange, safety, functional ability, immunity, metabolism, mobility, and tissue integrity. Includes health assessment and medication administration. This course lends itself to a concept-based approach. This course takes place in a laboratory setting. Licensing/certification Agency: Texas Board of Nursing (BON). (8 Lab.)