Associate Degree Nursing
Prescription for Success - Mobility Track
  1. The Mobility course is not for everyone. It is designed for Dental Hygiene, LVN, MLT, OTA, PTA, Paramedics, Radiology, Sonography and Surgical Tech students who:
    • are independent learners
    • have excellent time management skills
    • do not have to work more than 20 hours a week
    • are willing to change the way they learn
    • have daily access to a computer
  2. The Mobility Course provides the student with on-line course documents and assignments and opportunities in the classroom to apply the information that has been obtained from the internet and assigned readings. The instructors post Learning Guides on Blackboard that guide the students on what to study and prepare prior to coming to class. Students are to come to the classroom with the guides filled out prepared to participate in a class review of the material and participate in classroom activities designed to assist the student in applying related information to practical nursing situations that will facilitate success when taking the NCLEX Exam.
  3. Following are some skills that are required of the student at the onset of the class:
    • Basic word processing
    • Ability to send and receive email
    • Ability to use the Internet for basic research
    • Ability to cut and paste information from one document to another
  4. Course documents are obtained using a program called Blackboard. In order to use this program your computer must have internet access. The student will learn how to use Blackboard at the onset of the class.
  5. Following is a description of the suggested method that students will use to study the required material:
    • Access the course objectives and syllabus on the computer using Blackboard
    • Download the Learning Guide that is linked to the syllabus.
    • Read the assigned pages from the textbook and additional information provided in the syllabus and complete the Learning Guide.
    • Bring the completed Learning Guide to class/ seminar.
    • Participate in the learning activities during class/ seminar.
    • Complete the sample quiz at the end of each module in Blackboard to test knowledge.
    • Work through assigned case studies using computer assisted instruction (CAI’s)
    • Study the content related to each module for the exam.
  6. Here is an example of the schedule that the student will follow for the first 6 weeks of class.
  7. Classroom participation is vital for student success.
    • Monday: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Class / Seminar
    • Tuesday: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Class / Seminar
    • Wednesday: 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Skills Lab
    • Thursday: 3 p.m. - 9 p.m. Skills Lab

NOTE: Exams will be given on designated Mondays at ACC. There will be 5 exams plus a final during the semester.