RNSG 1412/1262 – Childbearing/Childrearing Nursing (CEC)



Orientation

  • When: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: CEC
  • What to bring: A copy of the course calendar, RNSG 1412 & RNSG 1262 course syllabus, and course syllabus signature page.

Class Schedule

  • When: Tuesdays, 8 – 11:50 a.m.; 12 noon – 1:20 p.m.
  • Where: CEC – Check the campus reader board daily for room assignments
  • Calendar: Level 3 RNSG 1412/1262 CEC (Google Calendar)

Required Texts

  • McKinney, E. S., James, S. R., Murray, S. S., Nelson, K., A., Ashwell, J., W. (2021). Maternal-Child Nursing (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier/Saunders.
  • Zerwekh, J., Garmeau, A.Z. (2015) Nursing Today, Transition and Trends (8th ed.). Maryland Heights, MO: Elsevier/Saunders.
  • EHR Tutor
  • All students must purchase EHR for use in class, lab, and simulations.

Skills Labs

  • When: See the calendar for dates of Pediatric and Obstetric labs.

Exams

  • When: Check the calendar for specific exam dates.
  • Where: CEC C2.127
  • There will be four semester tests and a comprehensive final exam.

Dosage Calculation Exam

  • When: Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: CEC C2.127
  • Students must successfully pass this exam with a score of 90% or higher to administer medications in the clinical setting and to continue in any Level 3 course. You have 3 opportunities to demonstrate proficiency on the Dosage Calculations Exam.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When: Monday, August 22, 2022, 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Where: CEC Nursing Skills Lab
  • What to bring: Students must bring skills equipment and wear appropriate clinical attire (ACC uniform not required).
  • The mandatory comprehensive Mastery Skills Check-off over previously learned skills will include a sterile procedure, medication administration, and documentation.
  • Any of the following may be included for mastery: medical administration, catheterization (Foley), intravenous medications, and tracheostomy suctioning.
  • Each student will receive a patient scenario and complete the skills performance within 30 minutes, including documentation.
  • Each student must successfully complete the Mastery Skills Check-off to continue in any Level 3 course.

Clinical Schedule

  • When and where: See Blackboard.
  • Clinical experience consists of two five-week rotations divided into a pediatric and an obstetric rotation. Students who are simultaneously enrolled in the Mental Health course will have three 5-week rotations. Changes to clinical rotation placements are not allowed.
  • Each clinical rotation has a separate orientation component.

Clinical Preparation

If you have any questions, please contact the CEC Level 3 lead professor, Kelly Hamade, DNP, RN-CNM at [email protected].

Pediatric Rotation

  • When: Pediatric clinical days consist of 12 hours per week. See clinical rotation schedule on Blackboard for specific information and additional simulation clinical times.
  • Where: Dell Children’s Medical Center, school nursing at various locations, home health nursing at various locations, simulation activities at RRC.
  • Specific groups assigned the week before semester begins.

Obstetric Rotation

  • When: OB clinical days consist of 12 hours on Wednesday or Thursday, and/or Friday. See clinical rotation schedule on Blackboard for specific information and additional simulation clinical times.
  • Where: Ascension Seton Medical Center, St. David’s Medical Center, South Austin Medical Center and/or North Austin Medical Center
  • Specific groups assigned the week before the semester begins

Recommendations for Success

Contact

  • If you have any questions, please contact the CEC Level 3 lead professor, Kelly Hamade, DNP, RN-CNM at [email protected].

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