RNSG 2213/2160 – Mental Health Nursing (RRC)


  • When: Monday, August 26, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon. Module 1 will be covered.
  • Where: Round Rock Campus (RRC)
  • What to bring: Hard copy of syllabi signature page for RNSG 2213 and RNSG 2160 (print from Blackboard), copy of class material per Blackboard announcements, copy of course calendar (use version posted on Blackboard), Psychiatric Nursing textbook (see below).

Class Schedule

Required Texts

  • Varcarolis, E.M. (2017). Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 3rd edition. Elsevier.

Skills Labs

  • When: Labs will take place during the last half hour of class.
  • Where: RRC Room 3339
  • What to bring:  No special attire is required.


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: RRC Nursing Computer Lab
  • Mental Health HESI 1: Monday, November 25, 2019, 11 a.m. – 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: Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Clinical Schedule

  • When and where: Rock Springs Hospital, Wednesday – Friday (specifics will be announced)
  • What to bring: Prior to attending clinical, students must provide a Clinical Clearance ticket.


If you have any questions, please contact Margaret O’Sullivan at mosulliv@austincc.edu.

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