Associate Degree Nursing Department
RNSG 2213 - Mental Health Nursing

CEC Theory Course Spring 2014

Orientation:

  • Date: Monday, January 26, 2015
  • Time and Place: 8:30a - 12:30noon
    • Room: CEC Room C 1.111
    • Theory: 8:30 am - 10:30 am (see course calendar)
    • Lab: 10:30 am - 12:00 noon
  • What to bring:
    1. Hardcopy of syllabi signature page for RNSG 2213 and 2160. (Print from Blackboard.)
    2. Hardcopy of class material for orientation day. (Check Blackboard announcements.)
    3. Copy of course calendar.
    4. Psychiatric Nursing textbook Varcarolis' Foundations of Mental Health Nursing, 7th edition. Elsevier: 2014

Calendar: Spring 2015

Theory:

  • When: When: Mondays beginning January 26th with a class. Exams are per course calendar and will be on class days.
    • Occasionally, class time will vary. Refer to the final version of calendar on Blackboard and check BB announcements each week before class.
  • Where: CEC Room C 1.111

Exams:

  • Review sessions will be offered prior to each unit exam and the final exam
  • Tests will be given in the CEC nursing computer lab. (3 unit exams and one final exam)
  • HESI exam will be schedule TBA
  • See course calendar for specific dates and times for exams.

Labs:

  • Labs usually follow in same classroom. See course calendar for lab schedules.
  • Scrub attire not necessary.
  • Lab attendance is MANDATORY.

RNSG 2160 Clinical

  • Where: Austin State Hospital, 4110 Guadalupe Stree, Austin. -OR- Seton Shoal Creek, 3501 Mills Ave, Austin

Please read carefully clinical days vary due to holidays

  • Orientation to clinical site: See BB for details.
  • Times and Dates: Clinical Hours are Wed/Thurs or Thurs/Fri days or evenings.
  • See BB for more information. Each rotation is 5 weeks. Community Project counts for 4 hours of clinical time.

Semester Requirements:

  • Prior to attending clinical, students must provide documentation of:
    • Clinical Clearance Ticket

If you have any questions prior to the start of the fall semester, please contact course coordinator Kitty Viek at kviek@austincc.edu or CEC Mental Health instructor: Amy Allin at amy.allin@austincc.edu