Course Descriptions for RNSG 2535
RNSG 2535 (5 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, NLC
Integrated Patient Care Management
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in RNSG 2514 and RNSG 2460. Concurrent enrollment in corequisite RNSG 2562 and RNSG 2221.
Course Description: Application of client assessment skills, critical thinking, and independent nursing interventions to care for diverse clients/families throughout the life span whose health care needs may be difficult to predict. Emphasis on collaborative clinical decision-making, nursing leadership skills, and client management. Topics include the significance of professional development, trends in nursing and health care, and applicable knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to an integrated approach. Focus is on caring, competent nursing care of individuals who are experiencing acute/chronic episodes of illness and/or multi-system failure. Emphasis on pathophysiology, treatment modalities, and nursing interventions. Content includes applicable competencies in basic workplace skills. Licensing/Certification Agency: Texas Board of Nursing (BON). (5 Lec.)
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.
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.