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VNSG 2460 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC

Clinical - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: VNSG 1509, VNSG 1204, VNSG 1360.
Corequisite/Concurrent: VNSG 2510.
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. 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 is on the use of clinical reasoning and evidence based policies in the care of multiple patients with predictable health care needs providing individualized, goal directed nursing care. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (24 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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