Associate Degree Nursing Department
EVC Level 4

RNSG 2221 – Management of Client Care


  • Laurie Dickson RN, DNP, FNP-BC
  • Linda Copenhaver RN, MSN
  • Tiffany Murray RN, MSN

Syllabus/Modules to be found online in Blackboard

Required Textbooks:

  • Zerwekh, J. & Zerwekh-Garneau, A (2015). Nursing today: Transition and trends (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders
  • Evolve Apply Online Case Studies
    • This should have been purchased in Level 1
    • If you have not yet purchased this: follow directions for ordering given to you by your RNSG 2130 course instructors
  • Nursing Practice Act, Nursing Peer Review Act, Nurse Licensure Compact, & Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact available from the Texas Board of Nursing (see instructions below for ordering)
    • Available electronically on the Board of Nurses website (free of charge)
    • Or you may purchase a hard copy by following these instructions:
      • Access:
      • Click on Verification and Licensing
      • Click on Download other Applications and Forms
      • Scroll down to Other Forms
      • Click on Publication Order Forms
      • You may print the order form for the book

Orientation: (Required)

  • Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Place: EVC Room 8111
  • What to bring:
    • Signed syllabus release form for RNSG 2221

Calendar & Test Breakdown:

  • Available on calendar link in Blackboard; print, bring to orientation
    • contains dates, testing & instructor information

Recommendations for success

  • Utilize class communication system (peer study group/Blackboard Discussion Board) to share/review Learning Guides, modules, clarify concepts and content prior to date stated on calendar.
  • Check Announcements in Blackboard frequently - at least several times a week
  • Keep email address in Blackboard current.
  • Participate in Discussion Board in Blackboard; be an active learner.
  • Maintain active communication with instructors through Discussion Board in Blackboard, email, phone contact. We want you to be successful!

No clinical required for this course