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



Orientation

  • When: Tuesday, August 22, 2023 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 (or EHR access linked through ATI if previously purchased)
  • All students must purchase EHR (or EHR access linked through ATI if previously purchased) 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 ATI Practice and Content Mastery 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. Students have 3 opportunities to demonstrate proficiency on the dosage and calculations exam.

Level Mastery Skills Check-off

  • When: Monday, August 21, 2023, 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. 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

  • If you have questions regarding Pedi clinical, contact Professor Jacy Day, RN, MSN-NE, RNC-NIC at [email protected].
  • If you have questions regarding OB clinical, contact Professor Nina Jackson, RN, PhD, RNC-OB, C-EFM at [email protected].

Pediatric Rotation

  • When: Pediatric clinical days consist of 12 hours on Wednesday or Thursday (possibly some Fridays). Some weeks may require two clinical days in one 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.
  • Specific groups and dates 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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February 27, 2024
  • Pedi: Cardiac (Day)
    February 27, 2024 @ 8:00 am - 10:50 am
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    February 27, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
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