RNSG 2432/2362 – Enhanced Concepts of Adult Health (CEC)



Orientation

  • When: Monday, August 26, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Where: Clinical Education Center (Please check reader board for room assignment.)
  • What to bring: Signed RNSG 2432 syllabus release form, module #3 materials from Blackboard, clinical ticket
  • Syllabus can be found online on Blackboard.

Class Schedule

  • When: Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., and some Mondays. Exams will be held on Mondays.
  • Where: Always check CEC reader board for room assignments.
  • Calendar:  Level 4 CEC (Google Calendar)
  • Graduation Info: Graduates click here for critical dates!

Required Texts

  • Lewis, Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th edition (2017).
  • EHR Tutor Access

Skills Labs

  • When: See the calendar for dates.
  • What to bring:  Lab kit, drug books, class notes, and syllabus
  • Check announcements and Blackboard for expectations.

Dosage Calculation Test

  • When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 (immediately before lecture)
  • What to bring: A calculator (cell phone calculators not allowed)

RNCEU

Submit the four (4) required RNCEU’s (due on clinical orientation day). Do not pay for these modules. Follow these instructions:

  1. Access http://www.rnceus.com/
  2. Click on Course Catalog
  3. Scroll down on the left hand side to access: Understanding Coagulation Tests, Understanding CBC, Understanding Liver Function Tests, and Understanding Renal Function Tests.
  4. Complete all 4 CEU’s, print the post test, and complete the post test.
  5. Turn in the post test to your clinical instructor at clinical orientation.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 (Time slot assigned to be assigned at RNSG 2432 orientation)
  • Where: Clinical Education Center (CEC)
  • What to bring: ACC scrubs and closed toe shoes are required!
  • There will be a comprehensive Mastery Skills Check-off over previously learned skills including: Injections (IM, sub-q, intradermal); Catheterization (foley and In and Out); IV’s (IV push, hanging a piggy-back, starting an IV, calculation of drop rate) and setting ml’s per hour; Trach care and suctioning; Central Line dressing changes; Inserting Dobhoff feeding tubes and NG tubes; Identifying IM sites; and administering insulin. Please be sure to review the Nursing Skills Performance Mastery Checklists (all skills on the website are subject to be included in the check-off).
  • You will be given a client situation and have to complete several skills satisfactorily. Documentation will be required.
  • You must also complete the Skills Check-off Assessment Quiz and submit it to your clinical instructor.
  • You must pass this satisfactorily to continue in the course. See the Professional Nursing Student Handbook for guidelines.

Clinical Orientation

  • When: Thursday, August 29, 2019 (scheduled by your clinical instructor) 

Clinical Schedule

  • When: May vary. Each clinical instructor will give you a clinical schedule during the first week of clinical.
  • This clinical component enables the student to apply the theories, concepts and knowledge as presented in RNSG 2432 to the practice setting. Includes management components.
  • Clinical group assignments will be sent out to all students the week before classes start. All groups will complete a total of 192 hours. Please be aware that Simulation hours do count as clinical hours, therefore Simulation attendance is mandatory.
  • The Clinical Focus and Evaluation Tool can be found on Blackboard. Be sure to review this document!

Recommendations for Success

  • Come to class! Stay on top of weekly assigned modules and readings. Be sure to review assigned Power Points, and complete assigned readings before coming to class!
  • Participate in class activities and scheduled RNSG 2432 Labs to increase clinical reasoning and application of concepts. Be an active learner!
  • Keep email address in Blackboard current. Check ACC email and Blackboard announcements several times per week.
  • Maintain active communication with instructors through Blackboard via email. Clarify questions, concepts when needed. We want you to be successful!
  • The Nursing Skills Lab will be open the week before the semester begins if you want to practice. You are encouraged to take advantage of this learning opportunity.

Contacts

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Upcoming Events

August 26, 2019
  • RNSG 2432 Orientation
    August 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am
    CEC

    *Mandatory orientation for RNSG 2432Check reader board for room assignment

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  • RNSG 2432 Lecture - Module #3: Cardiac Rhythm Disorders
    August 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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  • RNSG 2432 Class Lab
    August 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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August 27, 2019
  • Dosage Calculation Exam
    August 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
    CEC

    Check reader board for room assignment

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  • RNSG 2432 Lecture Module #4: Heart Failure
    August 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    CEC

    Check reader board for room assignment

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