Associate Degree Nursing Department
RNSG 2213 - Mental Health Nursing

CEC Theory Course Spring 2014

Orientation:

  • Date: Monday, August 25, 2014
  • Time and Place: 8:30a - 12:30noon
    • Room: CEC Room C 1.110
    • Theory: 8:30 am - 10:30 am (see course calendar)
    • Lab: 10:30 am - 11:30 am after class (see calendar)
  • 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: Fall 2014 TBA

Theory:

  • When: When: Mondays beginning January 13 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 1.110 (Note: On October 6 class is in C1.111)

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)
  • See course calendar for specific dates and times for exams.

Labs:

  • Labs usually follow immediately after theory in same classroom. See course calendar for lab schedules.

RNSG 2160 Clinical

  • Where: Austin State Hospital, 4110 Guadalupe Stree, Austin.

Please read carefully clinical days vary due to holidays

  • Orientation to clinical site: Thursday, August 28 ASH: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm for Group 1. See BB for details.
  • Times and Dates: Clinical Hours are Wed/Thurs or Thurs/Fri days or evenings.
  • Please contact Kitty Viek RN MSN (kviek@austincc.edu) for your clinical rotation for level 3
  • 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