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: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 223-0314 – office 589-7517 - cell. Roster.
223-0314 – office
589-7517 - cell
Orientation to RNSG 1105
Nursing Skills I
1. Describe concepts and principles that are basic to
the safe performance of nursing skills
2.Demonstrate competence in performance of
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.
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.
** Note- this is different from other courses
that allows maximizing of
Nurse must communicate with
the patient, family and
members of the health care team.
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?
Nursing is not simply a collection of skills.
Nursing is a Profession
What does Professionalism
Mean to You?
for your Own Actions
in health care safety &
how to solve them.
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.
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
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.
For a Nursing Program to be accredited, it must also follow a set of standards
The individual who is a part of a family and or community is the center of our 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
Problem solving process that
enables the nurse to organize
and deliver nursing care
to meet patient needs.
A s se ss m e n t
data to identify health needs and formulate nursing diagnoses.
Name, ACC Nursing Student
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?