RNSG 1413/1160 – Foundations of Nursing (RRC)



Orientation

  • When: Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8:30 am.
  • Where: Online; login information will be emailed to your ACC Gmail account.
  • What to bring:  Paper and pen or electronic device for notes.  Conservative street clothes or ACC teal scrubs are appropriate attire for the event.
  • If you have not already done so, be sure to activate your ACC Gmail account, or you may miss important communication from your instructors.
  • PLEASE NOTE that orientation and class/lab/clinical/simulation schedules are subject to change due to the college’s response to COVID-19.

Class Schedule

  • When: Mon. & Wed., 8 – 11 a.m.
  • Where: Online using Blackboard Collaborate, unless otherwise specified.
  • Calendar: Level 1 RRC (Google Calendar). This calendar is subject to change each semester. The final calendar will be distributed at orientation.

Skills Labs

  • When: Tuesdays/Thursdays, times to be determined.
  • Where: To be determined.
  • What to bring:  Lab module information, skills checklists, watch with second hand, lab kit (when assigned), stethoscope/scissors as assigned.

Dosage Calculation Exam

  • When: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 8:00 am.
  • Where: Remotely using Blackboard.
  • Review your dosage calculations! Once you have access to the course in Blackboard, there are dosage calculations tutorials within the course tutor lab.
  • Failure to pass the Dosage Calculation Exam on the first attempt will be managed according to the policy for Critical Skill Performance Mastery in the Student Handbook.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When:  First week of class.
  • Where:  To be determined.
  • You will be checked off on vital signs plus one additional 1105 skill listed here. You must satisfactorily complete the assigned skills to continue in Level 1.
  • Failure to pass the Mastery Level Check-off on the first attempt will be managed according to the policy for Critical Skills Performance Mastery in the Student Handbook.

Course Mastery Skills Check-off

  • Mastery Skills Check-offs will cover: Physical Assessment, Medication Administration, including PO and Injections (IM, sub-q), Urinary Catheterization/Sterile Technique, and Enteral tubes.
  • You must pass all check-offs satisfactorily to continue in the course. Failure to pass the Mastery Level Check-off on the first attempt will be managed according to the policy for Critical Skill Performance Mastery in the Student Handbook.

Clinical Schedule

  • When: Check the course calendar. Dates/times will vary depending on clinical assignment. Clinical assignments will be made at orientation for most students.
  • Additional time at the clinical site for clinical preparation may be required prior to clinical each week.

Clinical Orientation

  • When: Students will be oriented to the clinical course as determined by the clinical instructor.

Clinical Preparation

  • What to bring: Students are expected to have their ACC ID badge, uniform, and all required equipment prior to the first clinical day.
  • Daily/weekly clinical assignments will be at the discretion of each instructor. Amount of time needed for preparation will differ depending on the nature of the assignment.

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