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RNSG 2562 (5 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC, NLC

Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of "C" in RNSG 2514 and RNSG 2460. Concurrent enrollment in RNSG 2221 and corequisite RNSG 2535.
Course Description: A health-related work-based experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Utilizes assessment skills, critical thinking, and independent nursing intervention to care for individuals experiencing acute/chronic episodes of illness and/or multi-system failure. Focus is on caring, health promotion, health restoration and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. Emphasis is on collaborative clinical decision-making, nursing leadership, skills, and client management in the delivery of nursing care. Content includes applicable competencies in basic workplace skills. (15 Ext.)

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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