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RNSG 2221 (2 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, NLC

Professional Nursing: Leadership and Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of "C" in RNSG 2514 and RNSG 2460. Concurrent enrollment in corequisite course RNSG 2535 and RNSG 2562.
Course Description: Exploration of leadership and management principles applicable to the roles of the professional nurse. Includes application of knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. Emphasis is on economics, communication skills, trends and issues in health care delivery systems, legal and ethical parameters of professional nursing according to the Nurse Practice Act. Licensing/Certification Agency: Texas Board of Nursing (BON). (2 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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