RNSG 1341/1161 – Common Concepts of Adult Health (EVC)



Orientation

  • There is no formal orientation to this course for those students who have successfully completed RNSG 1413 and RNSG 1160.
  • The course syllabus, information about course requirements, and assignments will be available prior to the start of RNSG 1341 and RNSG 1161.

Class Schedule

  • When: Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 a.m. – 3:50 p.m.
  • Where: EVC Room 8362
  • Calendar: Level 1 EVC (PDF)

Skills Labs

  • When: Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Where: EVC Skills Labs, EVC 8276 and EVC 8288
  • What to bring: Lab module information, lab kit, watch with second hand, and stethoscope.

Dosage Calculation Exam

  • When: Re-entry students entering in RNSG 1341/1161 will be required to take a Dosage Calculation Exam in the first week of the session.
  • Where: Date/time of the Dosage Calculation Exam to be determined.
  • Students who successfully passed RNSG 1413 in the current semester are exempt from the Dosage Calculation Exam for RNSG 1341.
  • Failure to pass the Dosage Calculation Exam on the first attempt will be managed according to the policy for Dosage Calculation Proficiency in the Student Handbook.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • Re-entry students entering in RNSG 1341/1161 will be required to pass a Level 1 Mastery Skills Checks-off covering RNSG 1105 and 1413 skills. Students who successfully passed RNSG 1413 in the current semester are exempt from the re-entry Mastery Skills Check-off and Dosage Calculation Exam for RNSG 1341.
  • When & Where: Date/time of re-entry Mastery Skill Check-off to be determined.
  • You may be checked off on any 1105 skills and 1413 skills, including but not limited to: safety measures, isolation precautions, vital signs, medication administration, and enteral tubes. You must satisfactorily complete the assigned skills check-offs to continue in Level 1.
  • Failure to pass the Mastery Level Check-off on the first attempt will be managed according to the policy for Critical Skills Performance Mastery in the Student Handbook.

Course Mastery Skills Check-off

  • Mastery Skills Check-offs will cover Urinary Catheterization/Sterile Technique.
  • You must pass all check-offs satisfactorily to continue in the course.  Failure to pass the Mastery Level Check-off on the first attempt will be managed according to the policy for Critical Skill Performance Mastery in the Student Handbook.

Clinical Schedule

  • Students will remain in the same clinical group as in RNSG 1160 and clinical start/end times and sites will remain the same as those in the first 8 weeks. For students entering in the second 8 weeks, placement in a clinical group will be determined on the first day of the session.

Clinical Preparation

  • What to bring: Students are expected to have their ACC ID badge, ACC uniform with ACC Professional Nursing patch, and all required supplies for clinical.
  • Weekly clinical assignments will be at the discretion of each instructor. Amount of time needed for preparation will differ depending on the nature of the assignment.

Contacts

If you have any questions, please email Professor Alison Thompson, MSN, RN at [email protected].

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Upcoming Events

August 22, 2024
  • EVC Level 1 Orientation-Room 8362
    August 22, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
    ACC Eastview Campus, Building 8000, 3101 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78702, USA

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August 26, 2024
  • Lecture-Nursing as a Profession
    August 26, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Dosage Exam-RM 8307
    August 26, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

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  • Lecture-Documentation/EHR
    August 26, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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August 27, 2024
  • LAB/Lecture-Physical Assessment-Rm 8362
    August 27, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 2:45 pm

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