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VNSG 2163 (1 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Clinical - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: VNSG 2161 and VNSG 2162.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Continued application of a systematic problem solving approach utilizing the nursing process and critical thinking skills to provide safe, competent, compassionate nursing care to culturally, ethically, and socially diverse adult patients. Focus in on the integration of the role of the vocational nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of the health care team, and member of the profession within a legal/ethical framework while providing individualized, goal directed nursing care to multiple patients with predictable health care needs. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (3 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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