Instructors. Lisa Smith, RN, MSN/ED, CNE - Course CoordinatorLecture ? Cardiac, Hemovascular, Hypertension Clinicals at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Susan Wise, RNC, PhD, CNE Lecture ? Neuro, Sensory, Endocrine, Immune Clinicals at St. Lucie Medical CenterClinicals ? Cathy P
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1. Welcome Advanced Adult Nursing
2. Instructors Lisa Smith, RN, MSN/ED, CNE - Course Coordinator
Lecture – Cardiac, Hemovascular, Hypertension
Clinicals at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Susan Wise, RNC, PhD, CNE
Lecture – Neuro, Sensory, Endocrine, Immune
Clinicals at St. Lucie Medical Center
Clinicals – Cathy Paton, RN, MSN - Martin Memorial Medical Center
3. Fall II This course is very intense.
There are no short cuts.
Read the book
Read the book
Read the book
Read the book
4. Classroom Etiquette Please arrive on time – remember parking may be crowded
Food and drinks are not allowed in classroom, except covered water bottles
When others are testing please be as quiet as possible
Everyone treats everyone with respect
Cell phones are to be turned off.
5. Classroom Etiquette Please do not walk in and out of classroom. It is very distracting to others.
Remember that dress code applies while on campus.
Professional demeanor. Conduct yourself as a professional in a work situation.
Please have respect for speakers. When you talk among yourselves while someone is speaking, you are stealing education from others around you.
6. Rounding of Grades Calculated grades
will NOT be rounded
to the next whole number.
Minimum satisfactory grade
for all nursing courses
in the ADN and BSN programs
is a 76.0
7. Course Calendar Course Syllabus
Clinical Days – See calendar. To get the most out of the experience use the Clinical Objectives
Clinical Orientations - See calendar
Examination Dates – See calendar
Other Due Dates – Case Studies
8. Examinations Unit exams are multiple choice in NCLEX format, 50 questions in length
The Final is half endo-immune/half comprehensive (includes Cardiac/ Hemo/Neuro/IV therapy)
Final is 100 questions – 2 hours
Please turn in 4 scantrons
9. Examinations Students must adhere to the concept of confidentiality regarding nursing tests/exams. Information about the nature of or items on any exam may not be shared with other individuals. Failure to maintain confidentiality will result in dismissal from the program.
11. Grades Figuring Your Grade. It’s Easy!
Cardiac ___X .25 = ___
Hemo /HTN ___X .25 = ___
Neuro /Sensory ___X .25 = ___
Final ___X .25 = ___
12. Calculation Test Consists of conversions, calculating dosages and IV drip rates.
Minimum passing score is 90%
Students not achieving 90% will need to study and retest successfully before attending Clinicals.
Sample math quiz on our web sites
13. Rhythm Strips 2 rhythm strips each Clinical day, for a total of 10 strips
Turned in to Clinical instructor
14. Case Studies A total of 4 case studies are required
Turned into your clinical instructor
2 cardiac and 2 neuro/endo/immune
3-5 typed pages in APA format
Download and print grading rubric from Mrs. Smith’s web page. Turn in rubric with paper.
Expected to be very thorough and detailed.
May add up to 3 points to final grade IF
FINAL GRADE IS AT LEAST 76 BEFORE EXTRA POINTS.
15. Computer Lab V-125 – Must have photo ID
Go through to HS room in back
Many nursing web sites
Use CD that came with textbook
16. Nursing Lab Check for open labs, but calling for appointment (7551) is necessary if specific instruction is needed or prescribed.
Lab instructors -- Ms. Franko,
17. Hardest Course You’ve Taken
18. You’ll often feel like this
19. And sometimes feel like this
20. But before you get to this point …
21. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard
22. Keep your eye on the prize!
23. Any Questions? Let’s have a