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Welcome to RNSG 1105 Nursing Skills I. Instructor. Jeanie Ward RN, MSN, CNE Office: Round Rock Campus rm. 3237.00 Cypress Creek Campus rm. 1142 Email: jeanward@austincc.edu Phone: 223-0314 – office 589-7517 - cell. Roster.

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  • Jeanie Ward RN, MSN, CNE
  • Office:
    • Round Rock Campus rm. 3237.00
    • Cypress Creek Campus rm. 1142
  • Email: jeanward@austincc.edu
  • Phone:

223-0314 – office

589-7517 - cell



  • Students are to wear scrubs to lab – does not have to be the ACC teal scrubs
  • Must have closed toe shoes
  • Hair off collar of uniform
  • Fingernails short; no artificial nails or gells.
  • No excessive jewelry. Cover tattoos.
unit i
Unit I

Orientation to RNSG 1105

Nursing Skills I

course description
Course Description
  • Study of concepts and principles essential for demonstrating competencies in the performance of nursing procedures.
  • Topics include knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values in a legal / ethical framework.
nursing skills i course objectives
Nursing Skills I – Course Objectives

1. Describe concepts and principles that are basic to

the safe performance of nursing skills

2.Demonstrate competence in performance of

nursing procedures

3. Communicate clearly the English language in

speaking, reading, and writing during performance

and evaluation of nursing procedures and

simulated nurse- patient interactions.

4. Demonstrate the values of the nursing profession.

course requirements
Course Requirements
  • Attendance – mandatory!! If you must be absent– you must contact the instructor prior to class & plan to make it up.
  • Learning Guide – Complete Learning Guide and highlight anything unclear prior coming to class.
  • Power Point – Review PowerPoint Guide and highlight anything unclear prior coming to class.
  • Printouts - Print out anything from the Blackboard site that states “print and bring to class.”
  • Schedule Labs – You are expected to identify your learning needs and take full advantage of the opportunities in the learning lab.
  • Open Labs - Use open lab time for independent study / practice, small groups study / practice, and validating your learning. 
successful completion
Successful completion


  • Have a theory grade average of 75% or above from the exams and final. <75% you will fail the course. The theory grade will not be averaged with the skill performance grade if the average is >75.

Skill Performance:

2.Satisfactory pass all mastery skill check-offs and have an

average of 75% or above.

Satisfactory passing of all mastery skill check-offs

a. Pass 1st attempt = Score of 100.

b. Fail 1stattempt, get a 2nd attempt. Pass = Score of 50.

c. Fail 2ndattempt = Withdrawnfrom the course.

grading policy
Grading Policy
  • 60% grade comes from the Theory exams
    • Tests 1-3 count - 20% (of theory portion)
    • Final exam counts double - 40 %
  • 40% grade comes from check-offs
    • Check-off 1-3 = 20% (of check-off portion)
    • Comprehensive mastery check-off = 40%
grading policy13
Grading Policy
  • This course follows grade policy as described in the ACC ADN student handbook.
    • A= 91-100
    • B= 83-90
    • C=75-82
    • D=60-74
    • F=below 60

** Note- this is different from other courses

    • You must make a C in all nursing courses to continue in nursing.
textbooks and supplements
Textbooks and Supplements
  • Required RNSG 1105 Syllabus – found on the blackboard site.
  • Required Textbook:
    • Fundamentals of Nursing – The Art and Science of Nursing Care 7th Edition by Taylor...[et al.]
syllabus on blackboard
Syllabus on Blackboard
  • Module Objectives
  • Learning Activities:
    • Lab preparation/ learning resources/ practice activities
      • Learning Guide
      • PowerPoints
      • Practice Activities and Exercises – print and bring to class
      • Performance Check lists – print and bring to class
    • Supplemental Learning – optional activities
    • Review
      • Taylor – Study Guide
what is nursing
What is Nursing
  • I want you to complete the following sentence,

“Nursing is_________________”

definition of nursing
Definition of Nursing
  • The word nurseoriginated from the Latin word nutrix– which meaning “to nourish.”
  • Nursing has evolved through history from a technical service to a


that allows maximizing of

human potential.

essential competencies in meeting the aims of nursing
Essential Competencies in Meeting the Aims of Nursing
  • Essential competencies in providing safe nursing care include:
    • Cognitive Skills – have to think
    • TechnicalSkills– have to do
    • InterpersonalSkills– have to care
    • Ethical/ Legal Skills – have to obey the rules

Cognitive /IntellectualSkills

  • Involve nursing knowledge & critical thinking to provide safe, intelligent nursing care.
  • Must be able to think critically in order to problem solve and find the best solution to meet a patient’s needs.
what is critical thinking
What is Critical Thinking ?
  • Process that challenges the nurse to interpret and evaluate information / data to derive judgments.
    • Organizing information
    • Picking out relevant information
    • Judgments are made—based on reason and rationale rather than on prejudice, preference, self-interest, or fear.
    • Overtime, nurses expertise increases, learning from successes and failures.
technical psychomotor skills
  • Nursing Procedures (Actions) that provide direct care to the patient.
  • This will be our main focus this semester- performance of skills
interpersonal skills
  • Activities that people use when communicating with each other

Nurse must communicate with

the patient, family and

members of the health care team.

  • Assists the nurse to be perceptive to the needs of the patient

A nurse who uses critical thinking skills to develop a nursing care plan for an expectant mother of triplets is said to be using which of the following skills?


B. Technical

C. Interpersonal

D. Ethical/Legal

ethical standards
Ethical Standards
  • Nursing as a Profession is also guides by a set of ethical standards that define the principles by which nurses should function.
  • All nurses must function within the nurses’ code of ethics.
  • The ultimate responsibility for professional practice/ performance of nursing skills lies with YOU / each individual nurse.

Nursing is not simply a collection of skills.

Nursing is a Profession


What does Professionalism

Mean to You?

  • Being Professional means being:



for your Own Actions

  • Even though you will not be performing skills on actual patients, you are expected to be professional in you manner in performing the skills in this lab.
professional nursing organizations
Professional Nursing Organizations
  • A criteria of a profession is having a professional organization that sets standards for practice and education.
  • Nursing’s professional organizations are:
    • American Nurses Association
    • National League for Nursing
  • Testing
    • National Council Licensure Examination
guidelines for practice
Guidelines for Practice
  • As a nurse, your actions are guided by legal standards of nursing practice.
    • TBON- Nurse Practice Acts
    • TJC =National Patient Safety Goals
nurse practice acts
Nurse Practice Acts
  • The Texas Board of Nursing legally defines and regulates the scope of nursing practice in Texas, establish criteria for education, and licensure.
  • Each nurse / student is held legally responsible and accountable for meeting the standards of nursing practice.
  • You should NEVER act beyond your “Scope of Practice”

2012 HospitalNational Patient Safety Goals

  • The purpose of the National Patient Safety Goals is to improve patient safety. The Goals focus on problems

in health care safety &

how to solve them.


goal 1 improve accuracy of patient identification
Goal 1: Improve Accuracy of Patient Identification
  • Use at least two ways to identify patients.

1. Patient’s name

2. Medical record number.

This is done to make sure that each patient gets the medicine and treatment meant for them.

goal 2 improve communication among caregivers
Goal 2: Improve communication among caregivers
  • Quickly report important results of tests and diagnostic procedures to the right staff person.
goal 7 reduce the risk of health care associated infections
Goal 7: Reduce the risk of health care–associated infections.
  • Use the hand cleaning guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the World Health Organization.
  • Use proven guidelines to prevent infections that are difficult to treat.
goal 14 prevent health care associated pressure ulcers decubitus ulcers
Goal 14: Prevent health care- associated pressure ulcers (decubitus ulcers).
  • Assess and periodically reassess each resident’s risk for developing a pressure ulcer and take action to address any identified risks.

Which one of the following establishes criteria for the education and licensure of nurses?

A. Nursing process

B. Nurse practice acts

C. ANA standards of nursing practice

D. National League for Nursing

in summary

In Summary,

An organization can provide guidelines, but it is the individual nurse who must maintain the standards and take responsibility and be accountable for own nursing practice.

acc adn program

ACC, ADN Program

For a Nursing Program to be accredited, it must also follow a set of standards

a nursing program must have a philosophy and organizing framework

A Nursing Program must have aPhilosophy and Organizing Framework

The individual who is a part of a family and or community is the center of our framework.


philosophy and framework
Philosophy and Framework
  • Assist the Individual to meet his / her

own Needs




summarize philosophy and framework
Summarize Philosophy and Framework

The Individual has Needs

Nursing assists the individual to

meet their needs

Nurses perform certain skillsto assist in

meeting these needs.


A hospital nurse works collaboratively with a physician, social worker, physical therapist, and home healthcare nurse to provide nursing care for a patient following an accident. What should be the central focus of this care?

A. The nurses

B. The physician

C. The nursing care plan

D. The patient

E. The physical therapist

nursing process
Nursing Process

Problem solving process that

enables the nurse to organize

and deliver nursing care

to meet patient needs.

steps in the nursing process
Steps in the Nursing Process
  • Assessment
  • Collect Data
  • Validate Data
  • Organize Data
  • Diagnoses
  • Analyze Data
  • Formulate
  • diagnosis
  • Evaluation
  • Goal achievement
  • Reassess / Revise
  • Terminate if goal
  • met
  • Implementation
  • Carrying out the
  • plan/ perform
  • the skills
  • Planning
  • Establish goals
  • Develop
  • outcome criteria
guide for assessment
Guide for Assessment
  • P = Psychosocial Needs
  • E = Elimination Needs
  • R= Rest, Regulatory, Reproductive Needs
  • S= Safety Needs
  • O = Oxygenation Needs
  • N = Nutrition Needs
2 diagnosis
2. Diagnosis
  • Analyzing and interpreting the

data to identify health needs and formulate nursing diagnoses.

3 planning
3. Planning
  • Establishing goals and developing outcomes
  • Getting ready to implement the skill
    • Gather necessary equipment and making preparations before beginning the skill
4 implementation
4. Implementation
  • Carrying out the plan
  • Performance of the skills and care of the patient
5 evaluation
5. Evaluation
  • The nurse evaluates:
    • The goal– was it achieved / met?
    • The patient’s response to the procedure
  • What do you do with the information obtained?
    • Document in the chart
    • Tell the appropriate staff, persons
entering a patient s room
Entering a Patient’s Room
  • Performs hand hygiene; put on PPE, if indicated
  • Greets and introduces self to patient by name and title such as:

Name, ACC Nursing Student

  • Identifies patient using 2 approved identifiers (patient name and hospital medical record #
  • Assess patient for allergies
  • Explain procedure. Tells the patient the reason for being there.
  • Provides privacy
  • Raises bed to working height
exiting a patients room
Exiting a Patients Room
  • Explain to the patient that you are leaving and when you will return.

2.Assess for the 4 P’s:

Pain – “Are you in any pain?”

Potty – “Do you need to use the bathroom or bedpan?

Position – “Are you in a comfortable position?

Possessions – “Let me make sure your call light, cell phone,

favorite book, water etc. are within reach?

exiting a room
Exiting a Room
  • 3. Ensure all safety precautions are in
  • place:
  • Is in the bed in position?
  • Are only two side rails as needed?
  • Is Call Bell in reach?
  • Did you perform hand hygiene as leaving?



what s wrong with this picture
What’s Wrong with this Picture?
  • You are leaving the room