Associate Degree Nursing Department
RNSG 2213 - Mental Health Nursing

RRC Theory Course Spring 2016

Orientation:

  • Level 3 Orientation: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
  • First day of lecture for 2213: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 8:30 am-11:20 am
  • 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 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing; Halter, M.J., 7th edition, 2014).

Calendar – Spring 2017

Theory Lecture:

  • When: Mondays from 8:30a - 11:20p
    • Occasionally, class time will vary due to labs. Refer to the final version of calendar on Blackboard and check BB announcements each week before class.
  • Where: RRC Room 3339.00

Tests:

  • Three unit exams and one final exam - 50 questions each
  • Tests will be given in the RRC nursing computer lab.
  • See course calendar for specific dates and times for exams.

Labs:

  • Labs follow immediately after theory in same classroom. Labs are required. Scrubs are not required.

RNSG 2160 Clinical

  • Where: Rock Springs Hospital or Shoal Creek Hospital
  • Times and Dates: (specifics will be confirmed during class)
    • Shoal Creek:
      • Rotation 1: Wednesday day (approx 6:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and Thursday evening (approx 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.)
      • Rotation 2 and 3: Wednesday and Thursday day (approx 6:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    • Rock Springs:
      • Rotation 1 and 3: Thursday evening (approx 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.) and Friday morning (approx 8 or 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Semester Requirements:

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

If you have any questions, please contact Margaret O'Sullivan at mosulliv@austincc.edu.