Syllabus RNSG 2262 Clinical Maternal/Child Nursing, (0-0-9) PDF

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Midland CollegeSyllabusRNSG 2262Clinical – Maternal/Child Nursing, (0-0-9)Course DescriptionThis course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student toapply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by theclinical professional. Clinical education is an unpaid learning experience. Prerequisite:Completion of second semester courses or approval of program chair.Corequisite courses for this course are: RNSG 1412, RNSG 1443, and RNSG 2260.Text, References and SuppliesText ATI products will be required in this course such as, but not limited to: pharmacologymodule(s), dosage calculations modules(s), target content exams, assessment of criticalthinking, and the Nurse Logic tutorials. Including Maternal Child and Pediatric modules.ATI Review modules: RN Maternal Newborn Nursing, edition 8.9 and RN Nursing Careof the Children, edition 8/0 and Nutrition 8.0Gulanick, Meg and Myers, Judith L. (2014) Nursing Care Plans: Diagnoses,Interventions, and Outcomes. 8th Edition, ElsevierLaCharity, Linda A., Kumagai, Candice K., and Bartz, Barbara (2011). Prioritization,Delegation, and Assignment: Practice Exercises for NCLEX Examination. 3rd Edition,Mosby-Elsevier.Ricci, Kyle and Carman (2013). Maternity and Pediatric Nursing. 2nd Edition, LippincottWilliams and Wilkins.Ricci, Kyle and Carman (2013). Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Study Guide. 2ndEdition, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.RNSG 1412 references available outline through CanvasSilvestri, Linda A. (2014). Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination. 6thEdition, Philadelphia: Elsevier-Saunders.Textbooks from previous semesters such as dosage calculations, medication/drughandbook, laboratory and diagnostic tests.Optional Text Chapman and Duram. (2014). Maternal Newborn Nursing: The Critical Components ofNursing Care. 2nd Edition, F. A. DavisHolloway and Moredich. (2011). OB/GYN Peds Notes – Nurse’s Clinical Pocket Guide.2nd Edition, F. A. DavisSupplies StethoscopeWatch with second handRNSG 2262 - 1

PenlightBandage scissorsBlack penCalculator3 Pedi red and 3 OB blue pocket folders no brads for clinical paperwork/completedassignmentsWECM End-of-Course OutcomesAs outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specializedmaterials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and amongpolitical, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation andthe business/industry, and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices,interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skillsusing the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.Student Learning OutcomesThe following course student learning outcomes (SLO)s are based on the DifferentiatedEssential Competencies (DECs) identified by the Texas Board of Nursing for the professionalnursing roles of Members of a Profession (MOP), Provider of Patient-Centered Care (PPCC),Patient Safety Advocate (PSA), and Member of the Health Care Team (MHCT). Uponsuccessful completion of the course the student will:1. Implement nursing care for the culturally diverse population of childbearing andchildrearing family. (PPCC-A, B, C, D; PSA-C, D; MHCT-A, C)2. Employ comprehensive nursing interventions to promote patient-centered care andstaff safety, with potential medically complex health issues of the childbearing andchildrearing families. (MHCT-A, C, D; PSA-B, C, D, F)3. Integrates teaching plans specific to patient-centered care with collaboration ofinterdisciplinary team members, teaching prevention of illness, care of illness, andhealth maintenance for the childbearing and childrearing families. (PPCC-C, D, E,G; MHCT-A, B, C, F)4. Implement nursing knowledge within the legal, ethical, and regulatory standard ofcare for the childbearing and childrearing families in the clinical settings. (PPCC-D,H; MHCT-C, E, F, G, MOP-A, C, D; PSA-A, PSA-E)5. Initiate therapeutic communication skills for effective management and prioritizationof care for the childbearing and childrearing family. (MHCT-A, C, D)6. Evaluate critical thinking skills in the clinical setting to implement patient centeredcare for the childbearing and childrearing families. (MOP-D, PPCC-F)Course OutlineRNSG 2262 - 2

Clinical paperwork with course objectives for the different areas will be given to the students tocomplete in each specific clinical areas and simulation lab related to Nursing Care of theChildbearing and Childrearing Families.Clinical Requirements1. Pass the fetal monitoring exam2. Pass the medication math exam for pediatrics with 90% in order to participate in theOB/Pediatric rotation for clinicalsStudent Contributions, Responsibilities and Class Policies1. Be prepared for each clinical experience by completing required pre-clinical work,participating in self-directed learning activities, and attending the Nursing Skills Lab asdirected.2. Attend all clinical assignments according to the individual clinical sites guidelines.3. Be punctual to all clinical assignments. Any lunch and break times are to be negotiated withthe preceptor and/or clinical instructor. Students will be allowed only 30 minutes for a lunchbreak. If patient care allows. Students may have one 15 minute break mid-morning and onemid-afternoon. The student is required to notify the preceptor with they are leaving for breakand upon returning from the break.4. Any circumstances that may require a student to be late or leave early from any clinicalassignment must be negotiated and approved with only the clinical instructor. Leaving earlyor coming to clinical late may require a make-up day.5. Be courteous, respectful, and professional at all clinical assignments and with patient’sfamilies.6. Written clinical work is to be completed according to individual clinical guidelines. Clinicalpaperwork is due Friday no later than 5:00 p.m. Some assignment paperwork is due onSaturday as written in the course calendar. All assignments must be completed to receive agrade in the course.7. Notify the instructor by text message and call the clinical facility of any unavoidable absencefor the clinical day, prior to the required set clinical time.8. It is the student’s responsibility to make arrangements with the instructor to make up theabsence.9. Attendance policy: It is the responsibility of the students to know the policies andprocedures associated with absences. The policies are set by the instructors. Excusedabsences may include, but are not limited to, illness, severe weather conditions and a deathin a family. Instructors will determine whether or not an absence is oid 6%navoid 673.In the event of hazardous weather making it necessary to cancel class, the student willfollow the Midland College guidelines related to obtaining information regarding possibleRNSG 2262 - 3

college closure. Information can be obtained from phone number 432-685-4500 and fromthe website: In addition, information may be posted on the ClassCanvas website, by the instructor for possible college closure or clinical cancelled.10. Any clinical absence counts toward absences as related to attendance policy. (For example:student is absent from scheduled clinical and arranges for make-up and is also absent frommake-up will count as two absences.)11. It is your responsibility to be self-directed and seek out learning opportunities at each clinicalfacility.12. Students are responsible for providing care according to previously learned theory andclinical skills.13. Client confidentiality/HIPPA will be strictly maintained. No portion of any client record is to bereproduced in any manner for purposes of student assignments.14. Specific guidelines and objectives for expected student performance regarding each clinicalexperience can be found in the individual clinical guidelines within the Canvas course.15. Students are responsible for knowing and adhering to the Midland College Catalog and theMidland College Associate Degree Nursing Student Handbook.16. You are not allowed to leave the clinical area without permission from your instructor orpreceptor.Electronic Communication EquipmentStudents must be aware that use of these devices are distracting to self and others in classroomand clinical environments. Students should give family members and others the phone numberfor the Associate Degree Nursing (A.D.N.) program office (432-685-4642). The A.D.N. programclerk will transfer messages of an emergency nature to students via the instructor.Clinical AreasBeepers, pagers, and cell phones must be turned off and kept in backpacks when in any clinicalsetting, including nursing labs, Sim labs, hospitals, community agencies, etc. This is often theclinical site’s policy and all students must comply.Violation of this policy will result in a prescriptive plan and a make-up clinical day. If the violationhappens during clinical the student will be sent home immediately. This will constitute a fullday’s absence. If the violation is discovered at the end of the shift or in preceptor report, thestudent will not receive credit for that day and an absence will be recorded. A full clinical day willbe required if the absence qualifies for a make-up day.Repeated violations of this policy are considered unprofessional conduct. (See ProfessionalBehavior Policy.)RNSG 2262 - 4

Evaluation of StudentsThe course grade will be determined as follows with the final grade for the course being a Pass(P) or Fail (F).1. Students will be evaluated upon successful completion of all required clinical assignments.All absences will be made up. Inability to make the absence up before the end of the coursewill result in an incomplete which may prohibit the student from progressing to the next classthe following semester. Absences and tardies will be dealt with according to the AssociateDegree Nursing Student Handbook.2. Please refer to the clinical course objectives, objectives for each clinical agency, and theevaluation tool for detailed information on evaluation of clinical performance.3. The student will rotate in the clinical areas of the facilities. The clinical performance andutilization of feedback from preceptors and primary nurses to evaluate student performancewill be reviewed. Client confidentiality/HIPPA will be strictly maintained. No portion of anyclient record is to be reproduced in any manner for purposes of student assignments.4. Clinical written work will be considered within the clinical evaluation. All Pass/Failassignments must receive a pass.5. Students will be expected to discuss nursing process according to the guidelines in theclinical learning packet. Ability to do so will be considered in the formative and summativeevaluations.6. As needed, a formative evaluation will be held at least once at mid-point in the clinicalcalendar or as needed when clinical concerns need to be addressed with a student.7. Remedial work may be assigned by the instructor for correction of identified weaknesses ofthe student in the clinical area.8. A summative evaluation will be given to the student and the final grade of “Pass” must beearned for this clinical course.9. If the student does not pass the didactic course, RNSG 1412, the student will receive anincomplete for RNSG 2262 and both of these courses will be repeated.Attendance PolicyIt is the responsibility of the student to know the policies and procedures associated withabsences. These policies are set by instructors. Excused absences may include, but are notlimited to illness, severe weather, and death in the family. Instructors will determine whether ornot an absence is excused. http//catalog.midk 6&navoid-673Withdrawal PolicyStudents who have enrolled in a Texas public institution of higher education as a first-timefreshman in fall 2007 or later are permitted to drop no more than six courses during the entireundergraduate career. This limit includes all transfer work taken at a Texas institution of highereducation and to second baccalaureate degrees. This statute was enacted by the State ofRNSG 2262 - 5

Texas in Spring 2007 (Texas Education Code 51.907). Any course that a student drops afterCensus Day is counted toward the six course limit if “(1) the student was able to drop the coursewithout receiving a grade or incurring an academic penalty (2) the student’s transfer indicates orwill indicate that the student was enrolled in the course; and (3) the student is not dropping thecourse in order to withdraw from the php?catoid 6&navoid-673Scholastic DishonestyMidland College does not tolerate scholastic dishonesty or academic misconduct in any form.Please read the Midland College Student Handbook on this oid 6&namoid 673Course ScheduleClinical schedule times may vary due to the needs and desires of the various community clinicalagencies. The student is expected to adapt their work and personal schedule to the assignedclinical schedule which will be distributed to the class by the instructor. This class meets ninehours per week of each fall and spring semester.Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Any student who, because of a disabling condition, may require some special arrangements inorder to meet course requirements should contact Shep Grinnan as soon as possible. Mr.Grinnan’s office is located in the Scharbauer Student Center Building. These conditions mayinclude documented physical or educational disabilities. Please be aware that services oraccommodations are not automatic. Each student must request them and secure the properauthorizations/documentation.Health Sciences Division InformationDivision Dean.Program ChairDivision SecretaryCarmen Edwards, DNP, MSN, RN, 210 Davidson Family Health SciencesBuilding (DFHS), (432) 686-4822, [email protected] Edwards, DNP, MSN, RN, 210 Davidson Family Health SciencesBuilding (DFHS), (432) 686-4822, [email protected] Floyd, CAP-OM, 206 Davidson Family Health Sciences Building(DFHS), (432) 685-4600, [email protected] 2262 - 6

Clinical – Maternal/Child Nursing, (0-0-9) Course Description This course is a health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Clinical education is an unpaid learning experience. Prerequisite: