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The Tutoring for Success policy applies to any student whose grade or performance in the course falls below a departmentally determined minimum threshold. In either of those cases, the instructor will direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. Under this policy, the instructor will follow specific departmental guidelines governing the use, duration, and grade component of the tutoring need.
Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016
Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
RNSG-1151-001 Care of the Childbearing Family
Prerequisite: RNSG 1331 or admission to Transition (LVN to RN) Corequisite: RNSG 1160
Study of concepts related to the provision of perinatal nursing care for childbearing families. Content includes knowledge judgment, skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.
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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:
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.
(1 sem hr; 1 lec, 1 lab)
On Campus Course
McKinney, E., James, S., Murray, S., Nelson, K., Ashwill, J., (2013). Maternal-Child Nursing. (6th Ed.). Saunders/Elsevier.
Study Guide for Maternal Child Nursing 6th Edition McKinney, James, Murray, Nelson, Ashwill
COURSE STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
MEMBER OF THE PROFESSION:
1. Discuss and utilize an ethical-legal framework and applicable professional standards and regulations while caring for childbearing patients and families.
2. Identify personal strengths to promote own professional development in the care of childbearing families.
3. Describe quality nursing care practices for the childbearing family.
4. Describes the Texas legal scope of professional nursing practice and agency, college, and nursing program policies and procedures including nursing peer review in the care of childbearing families.
PROVIDER OF PATIENT-CENTERED CARE:
5. Discuss interventions to assist in the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health of the childbearing family.
6. Utilize a systematic process, analysis of comprehensive data, and clinical reasoning to plan holistic patient-centered care for childbearing patients and their families.
7. Identify nursing concepts specific to meeting unique psychosocial needs of the childbearing family.
8. Summarize the principles of health teaching specific to the care of the childbearing patient and family.
9. Identify basic nursing skills utilized in the care of the childbearing patient and family.
10. Select compassionate behaviors and appropriate communication skills for providing care to diverse childbearing patients and families regardless of culture, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age, identity, spirituality or disability.
11. Identify community, human information, and physical resources to meet the needs of childbearing patients and families.
PATIENT SAFETY ADVOCATE:
12. Discuss evidence-based practice data from current literature that supports safe, quality nursing care for childbearing patients and their families.
13. Outline governmental and organizational accreditation requirements and professional standards pertinent to the safe care of the childbearing patient and family.
MEMBER OF THE HEALTHCARE TEAM:
14. Explain the role of the professional nurse in participating with other disciplines to provide holistic patient-centered care to childbearing patients and families.
15. Discuss the coordination, collaboration, and appropriate communication skills in a timely manner with patients, families and the healthcare team members in the care of childbearing patients and families.
16. Explain ways that current technology can be utilized in the efficient management of holistic patient-centered care for childbearing patients and families.
17. Discuss the role of the professional nurse within the healthcare team while providing care to childbearing patients and their families
18. Discuss the role of the professional nurse with the healthcare team while providing care to childbearing patients and their families.
19. Discuss the nursing care of other team members through effective assignment delegation of nursing activities, and supervision in the care of childbearing patient and family.
20. Discuss local or global health emergencies or pandemics to promote health and safety and prevent disease in the care of the childbearing patient and family.
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Students are full partners in fostering a classroom environment which is conducive to learning. In order to assure that all students have the opportunity to gain from time spent in class, unless otherwise approved by the instructors, students are prohibited from engaging in any form of behavior that detracts from the learning experience of fellow students. Inappropriate behavior in the classroom may result in a request for the offending student to leave class. (For additional information see ADN Student Handbook: Professional Conduct, ANA Code of Ethics and AC Student Rights and Responsibilities).
A student who has a grievance concerning an academic course in which he or she is enrolled should make an appeal in the following order to the:
Instructor: Jody Kile 670-8488
Team/Level Coordinator: Teresa Herrera 806 -354-6010
Program Director: Dr. Elizabeth Matos 354-6010
Associate Dean of Health Sciences: Kim Boyd 354-6060
Dean of Health Sciences: Kim Crowley 354-6087
Associate VP of Academic Affairs: Becky Burton 371-5122
VP of Academic Affairs: Dr. Tamara Clunis 371-5226
GRADING CRITERIA/GRADE SCALE:
Module exams (2) will comprise 70% of the grade.
One EVOLVE Maternity Nursing specialty exam will be administered toward the end of the semester. The Evolve Specialty/Customized Exam is worth 5% of the classroom grade (Conversion score: %).
The final exam which will be a second EVOLVE specialty exam will comprise 25% of the grade.
The grades earned will be based on the following scale;
F= below 60%
** Grades will not be rounded for any exam- including the Evolve scores.
Make up exams must be completed before the next scheduled examination. An appointment may be made with the instructor to review the examination for 1 week after the classroom review of the module examination.
Regular attendance (90%) is necessary for satisfactory achievement. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the student to attend class. Please review the student contract for specific requirements.
According to the Academic Progression and Graduation Requirements for All Students, “a student may repeat any nursing course or combination of concurrently enrolled nursing courses (class and concurrent clinical course) one time only…Students may not repeat a course more than once or continue with more than two strikes or course combination in total while enrolled in the program. The term ‘repeat’ shall be interpreted to mean re-enrollment following withdrawal, audit, drop, or unsatisfactory grade.” Amarillo College ADN Student Handbook 2016.
ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING
RNSG 1151-Care of the Childbearing Family
RNSG 1160- Clinical
JoDean Kile, RNC-OB, MHA, MSN Catherine Stout, MSN, RN, RNC-MNN
Office phone: 356-3658 Office phone: 354-6029
Calendar is attached to course manual.
This course will consist of 1 Semester Hours of credit. Included in the credit hour are 1 hours of classroom instruction and 1 hour of lab experience, which equals 16 hours of lecture and 16 hours of lab experience throughout the semester. Lab experience will be comprised of audio-visual, classroom case studies, and EVOLVE online activities to increase the student’s understanding of the course content.
The course content will be taught by lectures, discussions, demonstrations, and audiovisual/online aids- including AC Online. Instructors are Level 2 Associate Degree Nursing Faculty.
BIOL 2401, BIOL 2402, PSYC 2301, Math, RNSG 1209, RNSG 1105, RNSG 1301, RNSG 1331, and RNSG 1362.
Any student who, because of a disabling condition, may require some special arrangements in order to meet course requirements should contact disAbility Services (SSC 119 Phone 371-5436) as soon as possible. They are located in Ware 305L. https://www.actx.edu/disability/pagesmith/12
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Remediation Statement for all courses except Introduction to Nursing (Level 4 Leadership and Advanced Concepts already have a remediation process in place):
All students must access the on-line remediation through HESI Assessment after the course’s Evolve Specialty or Custom Exam. All students will develop an individualized study packet, and review all areas designated as needing improvement. Completion of remediation and development of a study packet is due by the Friday before the final exam. If it is not completed as assigned, then the student will fail the course because of a failure to complete this requirement. An allotted amount of time is required to spend in remediation based on the score of the specialty exam and is as follows:
1000 and greater 0 hr
900 and greater 1 hr
Achieved at least 90% on the Dosage and Solution Test prior to administering medications in the clinical setting. Students may retake the Dosage and Solution Test only twice each semester. Students who do not achieve 90% or greater on the first scheduled test and first retake test will be required to review the questions they missed with the instructor and placed on contract for self-directed remediation. Students who do not achieve 90% or greater by the third attempt will fail the clinical course(s) that require the Dosage and Solution Test.1.
Students who do not achieve a minimum passing score of at least 75% on a module exam are required to attend tutoring with the instructor prior to the course’s next Module Exam. Students who do not complete required tutoring will not be allowed to take the next exam in the course and will receive a grade of “0” for that next exam.
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