House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus RNSG-2230-30 (Prof Nursing Rev-License Prep)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
RNSG-2230-30 (Prof Nursing Rev-License Prep)
|Instructor||MacNeill, Shirley Beth|
|Course ID #||10561|
|Course Title||Prof Nursing Rev-License Prep|
|Course Description||Review of concepts required for licensure examination and entry into the practice of professional nursing. Includes application of National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX–RN) test plan, assessment of knowledge deficits and remediation. This course lends itself to either a blocked or integrated approach.|
|Course Prerequisites||The student must be admitted to the Upward Mobility Nursing Program and have completed RNSG 2514, RNSG 2535 and all general education requirements.|
NCSBN LEARNING EXTENSION: http://www.learningext.com/
Evolve website https://evolve.elsevier.com/
NCLEX® Review 4000: Study software for NCLEX-RN® (individual version) CD-ROM for Windows. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Ackley, B. J., & Ladwig, G. B. (2011). Nursing diagnosis handbook: A guide to planning care (9th Ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
American Psychological Association (2009). Concise rules of APA style (6th Ed.). Washington, D.C.
Finkelman, A. W. (2006). Leadership and management in nursing. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson, Prentice
Hodgson, B. B., & Kizior, R. J. (2010). Saunders nursing drug handbook 2010. St. Louis, MO, Saunders Elsevier.
NOTE: Or current drug guide of choice.
Ignatavicious, D. D. & Workman, M. L. (2010). Medical-Surgical Nursing - Single Volume (6th Ed). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders.
Langford, R.W. & Thompson, J.D. (2005). Mosby’s handbook of diseases (3rd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders.
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins (2006). Best practices: Evidence-based nursing practice (2nd Ed.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins a Wolters Kluwer.
McKinney, E. S., Jones, S. R., Murray, S. S. & Ashwill, J. W. (2009). Maternal-child nursing (3rd Ed.). Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.
Mosby (2008). PDQ for RN – nursing facts at hand (2nd ed. ). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
NCLEX-RN Review Book of Choice
Pagana, K. D., & Pagana, T. J. (2010). Mosby’s manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests (4th Ed.). St. Louis, MO, Mosby Elsevier. NOTE: Or current diagnostic and lab test manual of choice
Varcarolis, E. & Halter, M. (2009). Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing- a communication approach to evidence-based care. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
• Apply knowledge, skills, and understanding of critical concepts required for entry into professional nursing
• Demonstrate individual competency level applicable to nursing content areas
• Exhibit readiness for licensure examination
Evolve Case Studies: Selected case studies will be required throughout each module (1-4). The specific case studies and due dates for the case studies will be listed in each module. The average of the case studies will comprise 25% of the course grade. Evolve Case Studies will not be included in grade calculation until 75% average on exams is achieved.
NCLEX® RN Review 4000: You will be required to complete three (3) 100 question tests (Select All Nursing Topics) and submit results to course each week. A minimum score of 95% must be attained. This is a pass/fail assignment. If the assignment is not submitted as required you will fail the course.
NCSBN Assignments: This is a pass/fail assignment. If the assignment is not submitted as required you will fail the course.
Exams: You will complete one Evolve Reach exam in week 3 (will comprise 30% of the course grade) and one Evolve Reach exam at the end of the course (will comprise 45% of the course grade). The exam dates for the exams are listed in the calendar. The exam conversion score will be the exam grade used. There are no test retakes available.
|Attendance Policy||Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. A student who is absent for 3 days may be dropped from the program by the program director. Attendance at all asynchronous online discussions is expected and demonstrates professional behavior and accountability. It is the student's responsibility to notify the instructor prior to any absence.|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Successful completion of the course requires the student to complete the required assignments, and participate in course activities. Questions and disagreements concerning points/grades on assignments must be raised with the faculty member prior to the end of the course. In cases where final grades are “on the borderline” between two grades, the faculty reserves the right to use the level and quality of class participation as the determination of the final grade. Students must earn a grade of at least “C” to receive credit towards the ADN degree. Any grade lower than a “C” will require the student to repeat the course.
All participation will be electronically monitored.
Grades will be calculated using the following percentage distributions:
90 to 100% = A 75 to 79% = C 00 to 59% = F
80 to 89% = B 60 to 74% = D
Graded Course Components:
Point Value Percentage of Final Grade
NCLEX® RN Review 4000 N/A Pass/Fail
NCSBN Assignments N/A Pass/Fail
Evolve Case Studies Up to 100 pts. (Avg.) 25%
Evolve Reach Exam #1 (Conversion Score) Up to 100 pts. 30%
Evolve Reach Exam #2 (Conversion Score) Up to 100 pts. 45%
TOTAL Up to 100 pts. (Avg.) 100%
|Final Exam Date||February 11, 2011 - 8:00 AM|
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