Mobility Level 1: RNSG 1517/1140/1263/1270



RNSG 1517

  • Orientation: August 20, 2020, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • When: Mondays 8 – 10:30 a.m. (Lab 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.), and Tuesdays 8 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: RNSG 1517 Blackboard Collaborate
  • Calendar: Mobility Level 1 calendar can be found on Blackboard.
  • Dosage Calculation Exam:  All students will be required to pass a Dosage Calculation Exam at the beginning of the course.
  • Required Texts:
    1. Potter and Perry (2017). Fundamentals of Nursing. (9th ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
    2. Pagana, K. and Pagana, T. (2014). Mosby’s manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests. (5th ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
    3. Vallerand, A., Sanoski, C. (2020). Davis Drug Guide for Nurses (17th ed.) F.A. Davis Company.
    4. Gahart, B., Nazareno, A. (2021). Intravenous Medications- A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals (37th ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
    5. Lewis, S., Heitkemper, M., Dirkson, S., O’Brien, P., Buchner, L. (2020), Medical-Surgical Nursing (10th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
    6. Varcarolis, E. (2017). Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing (3rd ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
    7. HESI package of Case Studies and Practice Questions and Tests
    8. EHT Tutor found at ehrtutor.com.

RNSG 1140

  • When: First 10 weeks of semester, Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Class 8:30 – 10:20 a.m., Lab 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.), additional times if necessary for tutoring and skills re-checks.
  • Where: RNSG 1140 Blackboard Collaborate (Class), 2nd floor Skills Lab (Lab, Room TBA)
  • Calendar: Mobility Level 1 calendar can be found on Blackboard.
  • What to bring: Lab kit, all Skills Performance Mastery Checklists, textbooks, medication and IV drug books
  • Required Texts:
    1. Potter and Perry (2017). Fundamentals of Nursing. (9th ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
    2. Vallerand, A., Sanoski, C. (2020). Davis Drug Guide for Nurses (17th ed.) F.A. Davis Company.
    3. Gahart, B., Nazareno, A. (2021). Intravenous Medications- A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals (37th ed.) St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
    4. Lewis, S., Heitkemper, M., Dirkson, S., O’Brien, P., Buchner, L. (2020), Medical-Surgical Nursing (10th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
  • Mastery Skills Check-off:
    • All students will be required to pass a comprehensive Mastery Skills Check-off to show competency in skills learned previously in RNSG 1105. This will take place at the beginning of the course. You must pass the competency checkoff by the third attempt to continue in the program. Please see the Clinical Nursing Skills Performance Mastery Checklists for more information about these skills.
    • You will need to be prepared to perform all of the RNSG 1105 skills: applying and removal of PPE, enemas, low volume or retention, applying elastic anti-embolism stockings (TED hose), and incentive spirometer procedures. You must also demonstrate proficiency in performing all entry and exit measures found on the Professional Nursing webpage: Safety Measures for All Clinical Skills Performance.
    • You will be given a scenario that incorporates some but not all of the skills listed above and will demonstrate the skills for the instructor with a partner.
    • Please plan to go to Open Lab and practice! The lab is open in the summer. More information including lab hours are found on the Nursing Skills Lab page.
    • For further information, please review the Professional Nursing Student Handbook.

RNSG 1263: Clinical

  • Orientation: Friday, September 4, 2020. Time TBA by individual clinical instructor.
  • Where: RNSG 1517 Blackboard Collaborate
  • Schedule: Clinical at the clinical facility is anticipated to start the week of September 7. Clinical days and hours vary but are mainly on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, or Saturdays. Both day and evening shifts may be required.
  • Open lab for Mobility students who took 1140 in the Spring and Summer will be required. Dates and times TBA.

RNSG 1270: Nursing Process

  • When:  Tuesdays, beginning August 25, 2020, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lab from 1:10 – 2 p.m.
  • Where: RNSG 1270 Blackboard Collaborate
  • Calendar: Mobility Level 1 calendar can be found on Blackboard.
  • Required Text: Ackley, B., et.al. (2020). Nursing Diagnosis Handbook – An Evidenced-Based Guide to Planning Care (12th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby-Elsevier.

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