RNSG 2213/2160 – Mental Health Nursing (CEC)



Orientation

  • When: Monday, August 23, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon
  • Where: Blackboard Collaborate (virtual class)
  • What to bring: Syllabi signature page for RNSG 2213 and RNSG 2160 signed and submitted (found in Blackboard), access to class material per Blackboard announcements, access to course calendar (use version posted on Blackboard), Psychiatric Nursing textbook (see below).
  • Orientation will be followed by Module 1 (Concepts of Mental Health Nursing) and lab on Therapeutic Communication.

Class Schedule

Required Texts

  • Varcarolis, E.M. (2021). Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, 4th edition. Elsevier.

Skills Labs

  • When & Where: Integrated with lectures or last 45 minutes of class in classroom. Refer to Lab tab on Blackboard for specifics.
  • What to bring:  No special attire is required.

Exams

There will be three unit exams and a comprehensive final exam, fifty questions each.

  • When:  See the course calendar for specific dates and times for exams.
  • Where: Blackboard Respondus with LockDown Browser or on campus in classroom or computer lab TBD.
  • Mental Health HESI Exams are given.

Clinical Schedule

  • When: Our clinical settings will be at an area hospital on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday (specifics will be announced).
  • Where: TBD
  • What to bring: Prior to attending clinical, students must complete hospital orientation materials. Hospital Orientation Packets will be covered during orientation.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Demellier at mary.demellier@austincc.edu.

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Upcoming Events

May 10, 2021
  • Final Exam
    May 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

    Final Exam:
    New Content: Modules 11 and 12
    Cumulative Review of: Modules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, and 10.

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August 23, 2021
  • Module 1: Concepts of Mental Health Nursing; Lab 1: Therapeutic Communication 12:00pm
    August 23, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Module 1: Concepts of Mental Health Nursing; Lab 1: Therapeutic Communication
    8:30am – 12:00pm

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August 25, 2021
  • Mental Health Clinical Rotation 1 Week 1
    August 25, 2021

    Week 1 of Clinical Rotation will be orientation from 8 to 4:30.

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August 30, 2021
  • Module 2: Neurobiological Bases; Lab 2: Mental Status
    August 30, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Module 1: Neurobiological Bases; Lab 2: Mental Status

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September 6, 2021

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