RNSG 1413/1160 – Foundations of Nursing (EVC)



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Orientation

  • When: Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: Eastview Campus Bldg. 8000, 3rd floor, Rm. 8362
  • What to bring: Paper and pen or electronic device for notes. Wear appropriate street clothes.
  • If you have not already done so, be sure to activate your ACC Gmail account, or you may miss important communication from your instructors.

Class Schedule

  • When: Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: EVC Rm. 8362
  • Calendar: Level 1 EVC (Google Calendar)

Skills Labs

  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, times TBD
  • Where: EVC Skills Labs
  • What to bring: Lab module information, skills checklists, watch with second hand, lab kit, and a stethoscope

Dosage Calculation Exam

  • When & Where: Refer to the Level 1 EVC Calendar above.
  • Review your dosage calculations. Once you have access to the course in Blackboard, there are dosage calculations tutorials within the course tutor tab.
  • Failure to pass the Dosage Calculation Exam on the first attempt will be managed according to the policy for Critical Skill Performance Mastery in the Student Handbook.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When: Refer to the Level 1 EVC Calendar above.
  • Where: Eastview Campus (EVC)
  • You will be checked off on vital signs plus one additional 1105 skill. You must satisfactorily complete the assigned skills to continue in Level 1.
  • The nursing labs at RRC and EVC will be open the week before the semester begins. You are encouraged to take advantage of this practice opportunity.
  • 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 for 1160 include: 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.

Clinical Schedule

  • When: Check the course calendar. Dates/times will vary depending on clinical assignment. Clinical assignments will be made at orientation for most students.
  • 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.
  • Additional time at the clinical site for clinical preparation may be required prior to clinical each week.

Clinical Orientation

  • When: Students will be oriented to the onsite clinical as determined by the onsite clinical instructor.
  • Where: Orientation to simulation clinical will take place at the Highland Campus Health Sciences Simulation Center. See the course calendar above for details.

Clinical Preparation

  • What to bring: Students are expected to have their ACC ID badge, ACC uniform with ACC patch, and all required supplies prior to the 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.

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