RNSG 1443/1360 – Complex Concepts of Adult Health (RRC)



Orientation

  • When: Monday, August 24, 2020 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: RRC Rm. 3337
  • What to bring: Printed copy of your clinical clearance slip, a signed copy of the release forms for the 1443 (theory) and 1360 (clinical) syllabi. We will also have printed copies for these forms ready for signatures in class. Please bring your lab kits to all labs and wear scrubs.

Class Schedule

  • When: Mondays and Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. After the first 4 weeks, class will only be on Tuesdays.
  • Where: RRC Rm. 3337
  • Calendar: RNSG 1443/1360 RRC (PDF)

Skills Labs

  • When and where: See the calendar for dates, times, and locations.
  • What to bring:  Lab kit, IV notes, IV drug book (Gahart), scrubs, and closed-toed shoes

Dosage Calculation Exam

  • When: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: RRC Nursing Computer Lab
  • What to bring: You may use the calculator on the computer. You may not use your cell phone calculator.
  • You will be required to take a Dosage Calculation Exam as part of course orientation. You must pass this exam with a minimum of 90% before you are allowed to administer medications in the clinical setting.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When: Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Where: RRC Nursing Skills Lab
  • What to bring: Lab kit and drug book
  • The first comprehensive Mastery Skills Check-off will cover previously learned skills in Level 1. All students registered for Level 2 are required to be at the Mastery Skills Check-off.
  • You will be given a patient situation and must satisfactorily complete the assigned skills to continue in the course. You will be checked off on injections (IM or sub-q) and catheterization (male or female Foley).
  • The ACC guidelines for skills can be found in the ACC Nursing Skills Performance Mastery Checklists.
  • To see the Nursing Skills Lab schedule, click here.

Clinical Schedule

The clinical groups, sites, times and days have not yet been finalized. Clinical assignments will be posted to Blackboard. Your clinical instructor will contact you with additional information regarding your clinical medical/surgical rotation, so check your ACC e-mail account often.

Please keep in mind that although you might sign up for a particular instructor for clinical, you may be assigned to a different clinical group. Clinical placements are assigned and not subject to change.

Contact

If you have any questions, please email Professor Arlene Dettmann at cdettman@austincc.edu.

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