Clinical-Nursing in Health & Illness II Syllabus for 2021-2022
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VNSG-1361-001 Clinical-Nursing in Health & Illness II


Prequisites: BIOL 2401, HITT 1305, VNSG 1423, VNSG 1400, VNSG 1231, VNSG 1227, VNSG 1304, VNSG 1136, VNSG 1138 and VNSG 1260 Corequisites: VNSG 1230, VNSG 2160, VNSG 1234, VNSG 1409, VNSG 2161, VNSG 1410 and VNSG 2163

Course Description

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.

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Occupational License Disclaimer

Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:

Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:

Melodie Graves
Justice Involved Advocate
Student Service Center 117
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You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.


(3 sem hr; 12 clinical hrs)

Class Type


Syllabus Information



Course Manual for VNSG 2163




Navy nursing uniform, navy blue lab jacket with AC Vocational Nursing patch, closed toed shoes (no clogs or slip ons), stethoscope, pen, NCP forms, paper,penlight, medical scissors, watch with second hand or seconds display, and Clinical portfolio for each week.

Student Performance


Upon completion of the clinical experience the Student Vocational Nurse will be able to:


  •  Identify the concepts and principles from the biological, psychological and sociocultural sciences necessary to provide nursing care throughout the life span.


  •     Implement skills and basic principles of care as they apply to the disease process.


  • -   Demonstrate the ability to communicate with other health care disciplines in providing holistic care.


  • -    Utilize the nursing process to provide nursing care for adult and geriatric clients adapting to illness.


  • -    Utilize basic concepts of pharmacology in safely administering medication.


  • -    Implement standards of care necessary for the practice of Vocational nursing.


  • -    Implement nursing practice with the legal and ethical realm of Vocational nursing.

Students Rights and Responsibilities

Student Rights and Responsibilities

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If you are an active staff or faculty member according to Human Resources, use "Exchange". All other students, use "AC Connect (Google) Email".

Expected Student Behavior


Cell phones and audible pagers are not permitted in the clinical areas. Telephones on the clinical unit are not to be used by students for personal calls.   All outside EMERGENCY calls are to be channeled through the instructor.

Grading Criteria


A= 100-90  ( 4 )     B= 89-80 ( 3 )   C= 79-75 ( 2 )  D= 74.9-61 ( 1 )   F= Below 60


In course, located in the Student Clinical Performance Evaluation Tool, specific details are given for clinical evaluations.  The grade is calculated using the following form

Clinical Performance Score

Total Number of










X .75



X 15.66


Weekly Assignments:





X 14







X 13.16  






0’s – any zero results in clinical failure







Clinical Warning


Class 2 subtract 5 points from final grade



 Total Score




Clinical Warning


Class 3 subtract 10 points from final grade



Course Letter Grade










Regular attendance is necessary for satisfactory achievement. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the student to have 100% clinical attendance.  ALL STUDENTS are required to attend the ATI live review.  Those who do not attend WILL NOT GRADUATE!!!



Students will receive clinical schedules after the course is in progress. Clinicals will be on Wednesdays at various medical facilities.  Times will vary depending on the clinical site.

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Syllabus Created on:

09/07/21 4:57 PM

Last Edited on:

09/07/21 4:58 PM