RNSG 1412/1262 – Childbearing/Childrearing Nursing (CEC)



Orientation

  • When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: CEC Room C1.111
  • What to bring: Clinical clearance ticket, a copy of the course calendar, RNSG 1412 & RNSG 1262 course syllabus, and course syllabus signature page.

Class Schedule

  • When: Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – 12 noon. See the calendar weekly for additional scheduled labs or class time extensions.
  • Where: CEC classroom location as indicated on course calendar (Check reader board in the CEC lobby for updates.)
  • Calendar: Level 3 RNSG 1412/1262 CEC (Google Calendar)

Required Texts

  • McKinney, E. S., James, S. R., Murray, S. S., Nelson, K., A., Ashwell, J., W. (2018). Maternal-Child Nursing (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier/Saunders.
  • Zerwekh, J., Garmeau, A.Z. (2015) Nursing Today, Transition and Trends (8th ed.). Maryland Heights, MO: Elsevier/Saunders.
  • EHR Tutor: https://my.ehrtutor.com
  • All students must purchase EHR for use in class, lab, and simulations.

Skills Labs

  • Pediatric Growth and Development Lab: Sep. 10, 2019, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
  • Pediatric Safety and Prevention Lab: Sep. 17, 2019, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
  • Pediatric Cardiac Lab: Sep. 24, 2019, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Fetal Monitoring Lab: Oct. 1, 2019, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Newborn Lab: Oct. 29, 2019, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
  • Pediatric GI/GU Lab: Nov. 12, 2019, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Postpartum Lab: Nov. 19, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Where: Refer to course calendar.
  • Lab attendance is not mandatory.

Exams

  • When: Check the calendar for specific exam dates.
  • Where: CEC Room C2.127 (Computer Lab)
  • There will be four semester tests and a comprehensive final exam.

Dosage Calculation Test

  • When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Where: CEC Room C2.127 (Computer Lab)
  • Students must successfully pass this exam with a score of 90% or higher to administer medications in the clinical setting and to continue in any Level 3 course. You have 3 opportunities to demonstrate proficiency on the dosage and calculations exam.

HESI OB/Pediatric Specialty Exam

  • When: Tuesday, November 26, 2019, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
  • The HESI Specialty Exam is a mandatory course requirement.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When: Monday, August 26, 2019, 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Where: CEC Skills Lab C1.302
  • What to bring: Students must bring skills equipment and wear appropriate clinical attire (ACC scrubs required).
  • The mandatory comprehensive Mastery Skills Check-off over previously learned skills will include a sterile procedure, medication administration and documentation.
  • Any of the following may be included for mastery: medical administration, catheterization (foley), intravenous medications, tracheostomy care and suctioning, phlebotomy from Central Line, and Central Line dressing and cap change.
  • Each student will receive a patient scenario and complete the skills performance within 30 minutes, including documentation.
  • Each student must successfully complete the Mastery Skills Check-off to continue in any OB/PEDI Level 3 course. You have three attempts to pass Mastery Skills.

Clinical Schedule

  • When: Refer to the clinical rotation schedule posted in Blackboard for clinical sites, days and faculty.
  • Clinical experience consists of two five-week rotations divided into a pediatric and an obstetric rotation. Students who are co-enrolled in RNSG 2213/2160 will also attend a five-week mental health clinical for the third five-week rotation. Changes to clinical rotation placement are not allowed.

Pediatric Rotation

  • When: 12 hours per week
  • Where: Dell Children’s Medical Center

Obstetric Rotation

  • When: 12 hours per week
  • Where: St. David’s South Austin Medical Center

Recommendations for Success

  • Open lab time is available the week before the semester. Plan time to practice.
  • Refer to the RNSG 1412 Blackboard course site for updates.

Contact

  • If you have any questions, please contact the CEC Level 3 lead professor, Laura Bauzon, MSN, RN, CCRN at laura.bauzon@austincc.edu

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Upcoming Events

October 22, 2019
  • Complications of Pregnancy
    October 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    C1.111

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  • Pedi Neurology Part 1
    October 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    C1.111

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October 28, 2019
  • Career Fair
    October 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Austin Community College: Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78702, USA

    Room 8500 - Please wear professional attire

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October 29, 2019
  • Pedi Neuro Part 2
    October 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    C1.110

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  • Pedi Musculoskeletal
    October 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
    C1.110

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