RNSG 2213/2160 – Mental Health Nursing (CEC)



Orientation

  • When: Monday, January 25, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon
  • Where: Blackboard Collaborate (virtual class)
  • What to bring: Syllabi signature page for RNSG 2213 and RNSG 2160 signed and submitted (found in Blackboard), access to class material per Blackboard announcements, access to course calendar (use version posted on Blackboard), Psychiatric Nursing textbook (see below).
  • Orientation will be followed by Module 1 (Concepts of Mental Health Nursing) and lab on Therapeutic Communication.

Class Schedule

  • When:  Mondays, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon
  • Where: RNSG 2213 Blackboard Collaborate
  • Calendar:  Level 3 RNSG 2213/2160 CEC (Google Calendar)

Required Texts

  • Varcarolis, E.M. (2021). Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 4th edition. Elsevier.

Skills Labs

  • When & Where: Integrated with lectures or last 45 minutes of class in classroom. Refer to Lab tab on Blackboard for specifics.
  • What to bring:  No special attire is required.

Exams

There will be three unit exams and a comprehensive final exam, fifty questions each.

  • When:  See the course calendar for specific dates and times for exams.
  • Where: Blackboard Collaborate Online
  • Mental Health HESI 1: Monday, April 19, 2021 at 1 p.m. Directions for registration and payment can be found at this link. Your Evolve username will be needed to access the test.
  • Mental Health HESI 2: Monday, May 3, 2021 at 1 p.m.

Clinical Schedule

  • When: Wednesday, Thursday or Friday (specifics will be announced). Clinical begins January 20 – 22, 2021.
  • Where: TBD
  • What to bring: Prior to attending clinical, students must provide a Clinical Clearance ticket.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Demellier at mary.demellier@austincc.edu.

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Upcoming Events

April 19, 2021
  • Module 10: Age-Related Mental Health Disorders
    April 19, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Module 10: Age-Related Mental Health Disorders
    Lab 10: Communication Scenarios

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  • HESI 1
    April 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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April 26, 2021
  • Exam 3
    April 26, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

    Exam 3: Modules 8, 9, and 10

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May 1, 2021
May 3, 2021
  • Modules 11, and 12: Eating Disorders and Crisis
    May 3, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Module 11: Eating Disorders
    Mo;dule 12: Crisis
    Labs 11 and 12: Interactive Review

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