Associate Degree Nursing Department
Level 3 Onsite & Hybrid

RNSG 1412- Nursing Care of the Childbearing and Childrearing Family

Level 3 Spring 2016

Orientation:

  • Date: January 19, 2016
  • Time and Place: 11:00am - RRC room 3339.00
  • What to bring: Bring a copy of the course calendar as posted below and the signature pages for the RNSG 1412 (lecture) and 1262 (clinical) syllabus located in the BlackBoard site. Clinical ticket.

Calendar: Spring 2016

Textbook - McKinney, E.S., James, S.; Murray, S. S., Nelson, K., A.., & Ashwell, J.; Maternal - Child Nursing fourth ed. 2013. St.Louis, Missouri; Saunders Elsevier

Class:

  • When: Tuesday from 8:30 - 12:30.
    • Occasionally, an extended class time to accommodate a guest speaker or mandatory lab.
  • Where: RRC RM3339.00

Tests:

  • Four semester tests and a final
  • Tests administered in the RRC nursing computer lab.
  • See calendar for test dates

Labs:

  • MANDATORY Pediatric and Obstetric Labs. See calendar for dates.
  • MANDATORY simulations for this course currently scheduled for April 26, 2016 (subjet to modification), conducted in EVC skills labs (clinical attire required).

 

Tuesday, January 25th

8:00-11:00  -- Mastery Skills Check Off:

Please meet in room 3229.00. Please bring your lab packs with skills equipment and wear appropriate attire (scrubs (does not have to be ADN scrubs) and closed toe shoes).

  • All students must complete the comprehensive mastery skills check-off over previously learned skills. The mastery will focus on the following skills:
    • Medication administration all routes-must be able to identify landmarks for all.
    • Foley Catheterization. Please check the revised Skills Performance Checklist on insertion of a foley catheter on the ADN Skills Checklist page.
    • Intravenous medications (piggy-back administration, starting an IV, calculation of infusion rate and IV push administration)
    • Tracheostomy care and suctioning
    • Central Line Dressing and cap change
    • Documentation required
  • Each student will receive a patient situation with minimum of 2 skills to be completed - one being a sterile technique.
  • Each student must successfully complete mastery skills check off to continue in any Level 3 course.
  • Please utilize the available open lab times for practice.
    • Open lab time is available the week before the semester. Plan time to practice. The calendar indicating availability is posted on the BB site for Skills Lab.
    • Please do NOT wait until the last minute to practice - the lab will be closed on the Friday before the semester begins.
    • Reference the BlackBoard site for this course frequently for updates.

11:00-11:30 - Lunch

11:30-2:30 - Orientation to RNSG 1412/1262 and lecture on Module - The Hospitalized Child

2:30-5:30 - Pediatric Clinical lab and orientation - room 3229.00

Calendar: Spring 2016

Textbook - McKinney, E.S., James, S.; Murray, S. S., Nelson, K., A.., & Ashwell, J.; Maternal - Child Nursing fourth ed. 2013. St.Louis, Missouri; Saunders Elsevier

Class/Seminar:

  • When: Tuesday from 8:30 - 12:30 or longer. Some days are longer than others. On long days you will get a lunch. On some days you will be done as early as noon. Labs, simulations, clinical orientations, etc. will allso make for long days on campus.
  • Where: RRC classroom 3339.00

 

Tests:

  • Four semester tests and a final
  • Tests administered in the RRC nursing computer lab.
  • See calendar for test dates

Labs:

  • Pediatric and Obstetric Lab attendance is MANDATORY. See calendar for dates.

Dosage and Calculation Test:

  • All students must take a dosage and calculation test on Monday, January 25, 2016 in the Nursing Testing Center following your mental health class at 12:30 p.m.
  • You must successfully pass this exam to administer medications in the clinical setting.

HESI Specialty Test:

  • The HESI specialty test is a mandatory course requirement. Print and take the correct HESI Form (located here) to the bursar's office with the fee and bring the receipt with you to the computer lab for the HESI test. See the course calendar for date and time.

RNSG 1262 Childbearing and Childrearing Clinical

  • Clinical experience consists of two five-week rotations. Those of you that are simultaneously enrolled in the Mental Health course will have three 5-week rotations.
  • The Round Rock onsite group will start with the 5-week pediatric or mental health rotation. You will receive your clinical rotation schedule the week before school starts. The table below lists the clinical topics.
  First 5-week rotation Second 5-week rotation Third 5-week rotation
RRC Pedi Mental Health OB

 

Preparation for your first Pediatric Rotation:

Preparation: PLEASE COMPLETE the COMPASS TRAINING PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF THE PEDIATRIC ROTATION. If you have questions, contact Professor Marlene Meador at mmeador@austincc.edu

  • Where: Dell Children's Medical Center
  • When: Pediatric clinical days consist of 12-hour clinical days/evenings on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, or Saturday. Specific groups assigned week before semester begins.

Semester Requirements:

All students must present an ADN Clinical Clearance ticket to the Level 3 Coordinator on the first day of class.

If you have any questions, please contact any of your instructors:

Jeanie Ward, RN, MSN, CNE via email at jeanward@austincc.edu

Nina Jackson, RN, MSN via e-mail at njackso1@austincc.edu