RNSG 1247 – Concepts of Clinical Decision Making (EVC)



Orientation & First Day of Class/Lab

  • When: Monday, February 21, 2022
  • Where: Tracheostomy Lab will be in the Skills Lab at EVC.
  • Be prepared for lab. Go to “Labs” on Blackboard, then click on the Tracheostomy Module. Complete all the items in this module including:
    • View the PowerPoint and handouts in the module
    • View all PowerPoints related to demonstration of skills for this lab.
    • Print out Performance Checklists and the Practice Scenarios, and bring them to lab.
    • Bring your lab kit with tracheostomy suctioning and care supplies to lab.
    • Wear scrubs and closed toe shoes to lab (does not need to be ACC teal scrubs).
  • Lab on the second day of class includes:
    • Central Venous Catheter (CVC) Lab Draw, Dressing Change, and Cap Change
    • Peripheral Lab Draw Using a Butterfly Needle and a Syringe
    • Peripheral Lab Draw Using a Straight Needle and a Vacutainer Holder

Class Schedule

  • When: Mondays, 8 a.m. See calendar for specific lecture and lab dates/times.
  • Where: Blackboard Collaborate and EVC Skills Lab
  • Calendar: Level 2 RNSG 1247 EVC (Google Calendar)

Required Texts

  • Lewis, Heitkemper, et al. (current edition). Medical-Surgical Nursing. St. Louis: Mosby.
  • Potter and Perry, et al. (current edition). Fundamentals of Nursing. St. Louis: Elsevier.

Skills Labs

  • February 21. See course calendar for details.
  • February 28. See course calendar for details.
  • What to bring: Wear scrubs and bring your lab pack and Performance Mastery Checklists.
  • Lab attendance is mandatory. This course focuses on four skills: phlebotomy, tracheostomy care, tracheostomy suctioning, and central line dressing change with blood draw and cap change.

Exams

  • When: See calendar for specific dates/times.
  • Where: Blackboard Collaborate
  • There are two unit exams and a final exam.

Contact

If you have questions, please email Melissa Garcia at melissa.garcia@austincc.edu or Susan Glenn at susan.glenn@austincc.edu.

Orientation

  • When: Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: EVC Room 8105
  • Please wear scrubs on the first day, because we will have lab that day. To get prepared, please watch the videos on BlackBoard (click the Lab button, then click the Tracheostomy Lab link) prior to lab.

Class Schedule

  • When: Tuesdays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. See calendar for specific lab/lecture times.
  • Where: EVC 8105 (lecture); EVC 8248 (lab)
  • Calendar: RNSG 1247 EVC Summer Session 1 (PDF)

Required Texts

  • Lewis, S., Heitkemper, M., Dirkson, S., O’Brien, P., Buchner, L. (2017), Medical-Surgical Nursing (10th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
  • Potter and Perry. Fundamentals of Nursing. Ninth ed. 2017. Elsevier. St. Louis, Missouri.

Skills Labs

  • When: See the calendar for lab dates and times and Mastery Skills Check-off date and time.
  • What to bring: Wear scrubs and bring your lab pack, Performance Mastery Checklists, and textbooks.
  • Lab attendance is mandatory. This course focuses on four skills: phlebotomy, tracheostomy care, tracheostomy suctioning, and central line dressing change with blood draw and cap change.
  • You will have to pass a Mastery Skills Check-off over the skills taught in this course to successfully complete the course.

Exams

  • When: See calendar for specific dates.
  • Where: EVC Nursing Computer Lab
  • There are two unit tests and a final exam.

Contact

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

Orientation

  • When: Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: EVC Rm. 8111
  • Please wear scrubs on the first day, because we will have lab that day. To get prepared, please watch the videos on BlackBoard (click the Lab button, then click the Tracheostomy Lab link) prior to lab.

Class Schedule

  • When: Thursdays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. See calendar for specific lab/lecture times.
  • Where: EVC 8111 (lab and lecture)
  • Calendar: RNSG 1247 EVC Summer Session 2 (Google Calendar)

Required Texts

  • Lewis, S., Heitkemper, M., Dirkson, S., O’Brien, P., Buchner, L. (2017), Medical-Surgical Nursing (10th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
  • Potter and Perry. Fundamentals of Nursing. Ninth ed. 2017. Elsevier. St. Louis, Missouri.

Skills Labs

  • When: See the calendar for lab dates and times and Mastery Skills Check-off date and time.
  • What to bring: Wear scrubs and bring your lab pack, Performance Mastery Checklists, and textbooks.
  • Lab attendance is mandatory. This course focuses on four skills: phlebotomy, tracheostomy care, tracheostomy suctioning, and central line dressing change with blood draw and cap change.
  • You will have to pass a Mastery Skills Check-off over the skills taught in this course to successfully complete the course.

Exams

  • When: See calendar for specific dates.
  • Where: EVC Nursing Computer Lab
  • There are two unit tests and a final exam.

Contact

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Upcoming Events

February 21, 2022
  • RNSG 1247 Orientation/Trach Lab and IV Recheck #1
    February 21, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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February 22, 2022
  • IV Recheck #1 Continued
    February 22, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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February 28, 2022
  • CVC/Phlebotomy Lab and IV Recheck #2
    February 28, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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March 7, 2022
  • Endocrine (Thyroid Disorders) Recorded Online Lecture
    March 7, 2022

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  • 1247 Mastery Check Off Tentative
    March 7, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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