RNSG 1247 – Concepts of Clinical Decision Making (CEC)


  • When: Monday, February 21, 2022 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: Online in Blackboard Collaborate
  • Prior to orientation, upload a signed copy of the RNSG 1247 syllabus release form to Blackboard.
  • You will need a laptop, personal computer, or tablet to complete the course. Your device must have a webcam. Devices can be requested through ACC at this link.

Class Schedule

  • When: Mondays at 8 a.m. See calendar for specific lab/lecture/test times.
  • Where: Lectures will be online in Blackboard Collaborate. Labs and testing will be in person at the CEC.
  • Calendar: Level 2 CEC (Google Calendar)

Required Texts

  • Harding, M., et al. (2020), Lewis’s Medical-Surgical Nursing (11th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier.
  • Potter and Perry. Fundamentals of Nursing. 10th ed. 2021. Elsevier. St. Louis, MO.

Skills Labs

  • When:
    • Monday, February 21, 12 noon – 4 p.m.
    • Monday, February 28, 12 noon – 4 p.m.
    • Monday, March 7, 12 noon – 5 p.m.
  • Where: Labs will be held in person at CEC campus.
  • What to wear: ACC scrubs, surgical face mask, and closed toe shoes
  • What to bring: Bring your lab kit, Performance Mastery Checklists, and Practice Scenarios.
  • Lab attendance is mandatory. This course focuses on the following skills: phlebotomy, tracheostomy care, tracheostomy suctioning; central line dressing with blood drawing, and cap change.
  • You must pass a Mastery Skills Check-off over the skills taught in this course to successfully complete the course.


  • When: See the calendar for specific dates.
  • Where: Testing will be in person at CEC campus.
  • Notes: There are two tests and a final exam.


  • If you have any questions, please contact Professor Sharon Kerr MSN, RN, at skerr@austincc.edu.

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