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



Orientation

  • When: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at 8 a.m.
  • Where: RRC 3339
  • Read the syllabi for RNSG 1412 (lecture) and 1262 (clinical) located on the Blackboard sites.

Class Schedule

  • When: Tuesdays, 8 – 11:50 a.m.; 12:30 – 1:20 p.m.
  • Where: RRC 3339
  • Calendar: PDF | Google Calendar (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
  • 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 and simulations.

Exams

  • When: Check the calendar for specific exam dates.
  • Where: RRC Computer Lab, 3rd floor
  • There will be four semester tests and a comprehensive final exam. There will be HESI Specialty Exams.

Dosage Calculation Exam

  • When and where: See calendar.
  • 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. You have 3 opportunities to demonstrate proficiency on the dosage and calculations exam.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When: Monday, August 22, 2022, 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Where: RRC Skills Lab. Meet in Room 3222. An instructor will come to get students when it is their turn.
  • What to bring: Lab kits with skills equipment, ACC uniform, and closed-toe shoes.
  • There will be a comprehensive Mastery Skills Check-off over previously learned skills to include a sterile procedure, medication administration and documentation.
  • Any of the following may be included for mastery: medication 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 5-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 placement are not allowed. Each clinical rotation has a separate orientation component.

Clinical Preparation

  • If you have questions regarding Pedi clinical, contact Professor Jacy Day, RN, MSN-NE, RNC-NIC at jacy.day@austincc.edu.
  • If you have questions regarding OB clinical, contact Professor Nina Jackson, RN, PhD, RNC-OB, C-EFM at njackso1@austincc.edu.

Pediatric Rotation

  • When: Pediatric clinical days consist of 12 hours on Wednesday or Thursday. 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.
  • Specific groups assigned the week before semester begins.

Obstetric Rotation

  • When: OB 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: North Austin Medical Center, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Specific groups assigned the week before semester begins.

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