RNSG 1413/1160 – Foundations of Nursing (HLC)


  • When: Thursday, August 22, 2024, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Where: Highland Campus (HLC), Building 1000, 2nd floor, Room 2404
  • What to bring: Conservative street clothes or ACC teal scrubs, paper and pen or electronic device for notes. Wear appropriate street clothes. You must bring/wear your ACC Student ID for orientation.

Class Schedule

  • When: Mondays 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Where: Highland Campus (HLC).
  • Calendar: Level 1 HLC (Google Calendar | PDF)

Skills Labs

  • When: Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Where: HLC Simulation Lab, Building 2, 1st Floor
  • What to bring: ACC teal scrubs, closed toe shoes, hair pulled back, a watch with second hand, lab packs (when assigned), stethoscope, scissors, penlights as assigned; drug books and textbooks are also sometimes helpful.

Dosage Calculation Exam

  • When: First day of class, August 26, 2024 at 8 a.m.
    Please arrive early to get logged in.
  • Where: HLC Building 2000, 1st Floor, Room 1409
  • Review your dosage calculations! Once you have access to the course in Blackboard, there are dosage calculations tutorials within the course tutor lab.
  • Failure to pass the Dosage Calculation Exam on the first attempt will be managed according to the policy for Dosage Mastery Proficiency in the Student Handbook.

Course Mastery Skills Check-off

  • Mastery skills check-offs will cover: Physical Assessment, Medication Administration, including PO and Injections (IM, sub-q), and Enteral tubes.
  • 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

  • When: Check course calendar. Dates/times will vary depending on clinical assignment.
  • Clinical assignments will be assigned at orientation. Clinical will be composed of both on campus simulation clinical and onsite facility clinical. Simulation clinical will take place at the ACC Highland Campus Health Sciences Simulation Center.

Clinical Orientation

  • When: Students will be oriented to the clinical site and to the course during the first week of RNSG 1160.
  • Where: Orientation will take place both on campus at HLC and/or at the clinical facility.
  • Orientation to simulation clinical will take place at the Highland Campus Health Sciences Simulation Center on Wednesday, August 28, 2024, times assigned by simulation clinical faculty.

Clinical Preparation

  • What to bring: Students are expected to have their ACC ID badge, uniform with ACC Professional Nursing patch, and all required equipment and supplies prior to Clinical Orientation day.
  • Daily/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.


If you have questions, please email Professor Lisa Moore DNP, RN at [email protected].

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