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



Orientation

  • When: Tuesday, August 27, 2024, at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: HLC 2.1410
  • 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 a.m. – 12:50 a.m.; 12:10 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
  • Where: HLC 2.1410
  • Calendar: Level 3 RNSG 1412/1262 HLC (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.
  • EHR Tutor: https://my.ehrtutor.com/
  • 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: HLC 2.1410
  • There will be four semester tests and a comprehensive final exam.

Dosage Calculation Exam

  • When: Tuesday, August 27, 2024, at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: HLC 2.1410
  • 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: Tuesday, August 27, 2024, noon – 4 p.m.
  • Where: HLC Nursing Skills Lab
  • What to bring: Students must bring skills equipment and wear appropriate clinical attire (ACC uniform not required).
  • Notes: 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 (IM, SQ, IVP, IVPB) catheterization (Foley), tracheostomy care, and 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 HLC 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, 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 HLC Level 3 lead professor, Kelly Hamade, DNP, RN-CNM at [email protected].

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Upcoming Events

August 25, 2024
August 27, 2024
  • Orientation to RNSG 1412
    August 27, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am
    Austin Community College: Highland Campus, 6101 Highland Campus Dr, Austin, TX 78752, USA

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  • Dosage & Calculation Exam 1
    August 27, 2024 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
    Austin Community College: Highland Campus, 6101 Highland Campus Dr, Austin, TX 78752, USA

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  • Conception & Fetal Development
    August 27, 2024 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    Austin Community College: Highland Campus, 6101 Highland Campus Dr, Austin, TX 78752, USA

    McKinney, E. S., James, S. R., Murray, S. S., Nelson, K. A., & Ashwill, J. W. (2022). Maternal-child nursing (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier
    Chapter 10 – pp. 181-182 (Teratogens)
    Chapter 11 – pp. 188-200
    Chapter 12 – pp. 201-219

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  • Normal Pregnancy
    August 27, 2024 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Austin Community College: Highland Campus, 6101 Highland Campus Dr, Austin, TX 78752, USA

    McKinney, E. S., James, S. R., Murray, S. S., Nelson, K. A., & Ashwill, J. W. (2022). Maternal-child nursing (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier
    Chapter 13 – pp. 220-259
    Chapter 14 – pp. 260-278

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