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RNSG 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by El Centro College.
Offered at MVC

Introduction to Nursing
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: Admission to the Professional Nursing Program.
Corequisite/Concurrent: RNSG 1462, RNSG 1105.
Course Description: Overview of nursing and the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, coordinator of care, patient safety advocate, and member of a profession. Topics include knowledge, judgment, skills and professional values with a legal/ethical framework. Licensing/Certification Agency: Texas Board of Nursing (BON). (3 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.