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Nurs 249

Nursing In Health Alterations IV


Fall 2010
Information

Course Description:
Focus is on the application of the nursing process for patients with multiple complex health alterations. The student functions
in the roles of manager and provider of care.

Class start/end dates:


August 16, 2010 thru November 7, 2010

Syllabus:
The syllabus* will be available on Blackboard one week prior to the start of class.
*Unit objectives (for summer study purposes) will be posted on faculty web page prior to blackboard being available.

Other Requirements:

The following must be up to date/completed prior to the first day of class/clinical:


 Immunizations
 BLS
 Health Stream
 Fit testing
 Drug screening
 Flu/H1N1 record or signed declination form

Theory: Seminar:
Mondays: 0800-1000 Room TBA Mondays from 1000-1200 Room TBA
Thursdays: 1000-1200 Room TBA

Exams: Standardized Test:


Drug Calculations Competency Exam: HESI Exit Exam:
Monday, August 16, 2010 Friday, November 5, 2010
1300-1400 0800-1400
Must achieve a 90%*
*Retest Thursday, August 19, 2010 from 1300-1400
Must achieve a 90%

Unit Exams:
Will be computer-based.
Clinical: *Please note that these may be subject to change Simulation:
due to agency requirements/faculty availability. Pediatric and Medical/Surgical Scenarios (WCRSC-Yountville)
Medical/Surgical*:
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center (Vacaville)
Queen of the Valley Medical Center (Napa)
Pediatrics*:
Children’s Hospital and Research Center (Oakland)
Sutter Memorial Medical Center (Sacramento)

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Nurs 250
Preceptorship

PRECEPTORSHIP WILL BE ARRANGED BY FACULTY LIAISON. PLEASE DO NOT MAKE YOUR OWN ARRANGEMENTS.

Course Description: Provides a clinical environment for the student to integrate scientific principles and management skills.
The student assumes increasing responsibilities under the direct supervision of a preceptor. This course allows the student to
develop beginning levels of competence for the graduate nurse.

Class start/end dates:


November 8, 2010 thru December 18, 2010

Syllabus:
The syllabus will be available on Blackboard one week prior to the start of class.

Theory: Seminar:
Monday: 0800-0900 Monday: 0900-1100
Guest Speakers: Clinical:
Monday: 1100-1200 Total of 108 clinical hours required.

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