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VNSG 1138 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Mental Illness
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: VNSG 1204, VNSG 1509, VNSG 1360, VNSG 1327.
Course Description: Study of human behavior with emphasis on emotional and mental abnormalities and modes of treatment incorporating the nursing process. Focuses on application of a systematic problem solving approach utilizing the nursing process, critical thinking skills and evidence-based policies to provide safe, competent, compassionate care to the individual with mental health problems. (1 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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