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



Orientation

  • When: Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: EVC Room 8362
  • Read the syllabi for RNSG 1412 (lecture) and 1262 (clinical) located on the Blackboard site.

Class Schedule

  • When: Tuesdays, 8 – 11:50 a.m. (with additional labs 12:30 – 1:20 p.m., please refer to class calendar)
  • Where: EVC Room 8362
  • Calendar: Level 3 EVC RNSG 1412/1262 (tentative until first day of class)

Required Texts

  • McKinney, E. S., James, S. R., Murray, S. S., Nelson, K., A., & Ashwell, J., W., (2022). Maternal-Child Nursing (6th ed.). Elsevier Saunders.
  • EHR Tutor: https://my.ehrtutor.com (or EHR access linked through ATI if ATI previously purchased)
  • All students must purchase EHR (or EHR access linked through ATI if ATI previously purchased) for use in class, lab and simulations.

Skills Labs

  • When: See the calendar for dates of Pediatric and Obstetric labs.
  • Where: TBA
  • What to bring: Clinical attire is required.

Exams

  • When: Check the calendar for specific exam dates.
  • Where: EVC Room 8307 (Nursing Computer Testing Lab, 3rd floor)
  • Course grade consists of four semester exams and a comprehensive final exam. There will be two HESI Specialty Exams.

Dosage Calculation Exam

  • When: Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: EVC Room 8307 (Nursing Computer Testing Lab, 3rd floor)
  • All students must take a dosage and calculation exam. 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. Students have 3 opportunities to demonstrate proficiency on the dosage and calculations exam.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When: Monday, January 23, 2023, 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Where: EVC Nursing Skills Lab
  • What to bring: Students must bring Lab skills equipment and wear appropriate clinical attire (ACC uniform) and closed-toe shoes.
  • 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. The day of the week assigned may vary from rotation to
    rotation. There may be some weeks with 2 clinical days assigned. Changes to clinical rotation placement are not allowed.
  • Each clinical rotation has a separate orientation component.

Clinical Preparation

  • Level 3 Facilitator: Professor Natasha Randolph, MSN, RN, [email protected]
  • If you have questions regarding Pedi clinical, contact Professor Elissa Liberato, MSN, RN at [email protected].
  • If you have questions regarding OB clinical, contact Professor Kathleen Thomas, MSN, RN at [email protected].

Pediatric Rotation

  • When: Pediatric clinical days consist of 12 hours on Wednesday or Thursday (possibly some Fridays). See clinical rotation schedule on Blackboard for specific information and additional simulation clinical times.
  • Where: Dell Children’s Medical Center, school nursing or pediatric clinics at various locations
  • 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

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