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


  • When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: EVC Room 8105
  • What to bring: A copy of the course calendar as posted below and the signature pages for the RNSG 1412 (lecture) and 1262 (clinical) syllabus located on the Blackboard site

Class Schedule

  • When: Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – 11:50 a.m., with labs 12 noon – 3 p.m. Refer to the course calendar weekly for additional scheduled labs or class time extension.
  • Where: EVC Room 8105
  • Calendar: Level 3 RNSG 1412/1262 EVC (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

Skills Labs

  • When: Simulation labs Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 8 – 11:30 a.m. & 12:30 – 4 p.m. (bad weather make-up). See the course calendar for dates of Pediatric and Obstetric labs.
  • Where: TBA
  • What to bring: Clinical attire is required.


    • When: Check the calendar for specific exam dates.
    • Where: EVC Nursing Computer Lab
    • Course grade consists of four semester exams and a comprehensive final exam.

Dosage Calculation Test

  • When: Monday, January 28, 2019, 12 noon – 1 p.m.
  • Where: EVC Room 8223
  • 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.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When: Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Please refer to Blackboard for Mastery Skills Check-off rotation and assignment times.)
  • Where: EVC Nursing Skills Lab
  • What to bring: Students must bring skills equipment and wear appropriate clinical attire (ACC uniform not required). Bring ACC ADN Clinical Clearance Ticket as permit to this exam. Failure to do so will result in withdrawal from the level.
  • 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, Central Line dressing change, 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 Level 3 course.

Clinical Schedule

  • When and where: 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 1412/1262 and RNSG 2213/2160 will also attend a five-week mental health clinical for the third five-week rotation. Level 3 cannot allow changes to the posted clinical rotation schedule.
  • Refer to calendar for dates, times, and location of mandatory “Day 1 Simulation for Ob and Pediatrics.”

Clinical Preparation

  • Refer to Blackboard for daily/weekly clinical assignments. Amount of time needed for preparation will differ depending on the nature of the assignment.
  • Please complete Meditech Training prior to the first day of the Obstetrics Rotation. Refer to Blackboard course site for instructions.

Pediatric Rotation

  • When: Pediatric clinical days consist of 12 hours on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and/or Saturday.
  • Where: Dell Children’s Medical Center
  • Notes: All students must have a current Ascension Seton student ID to attend pediatric clinical experiences.

Obstetric Rotation

  • When: Wednesday, Thursday, and/or Friday times determined by clinical instructor.
  • Where: Ascension Seton Medical Center, St. David’s Medical Center

Recommendations for Success

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


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Upcoming Events

October 19, 2019
  • Clinical Rotation 2 (Schedule as posted by Clinical Instructor)
    October 19, 2019

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October 22, 2019
  • Lecture: Pediatric GI
    October 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
    EVC Rm 8105

    Powerpoint Presentation found under Course Modules in Blackboard

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  • Lecture: Complications of Pregnancy (Part 1)
    October 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    EVC Rm 8105

    PowerPoint Presentation found under Course Modules Tab in Blackboard

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  • OB (PP/LD) Lab Application
    October 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    EVC Room 8223

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October 23, 2019
  • Clinical Rotation 2 (Schedule as posted by Clinical Instructor)
    October 23, 2019

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