General OrientationSchool Year 2012-2013 (NURS 241)Fundamentals of NURSING
ALL STUDENTSMUST BE SEATED REVERENTLY(TURN OFF YOUR CELLPHONES)
After the general orientation, the students will be able to: Describe the course description of NURS 241 State the different concepts of NURS 241 Understand the GOALS Comprehend the evaluation system Recall the general policies of skills lab & behavior expectations in the classroom. Explain /aware with requirements, paraphernalias, uniform at skills lab.
0900 – 0915h • Prayer • Checking of attendance0915 – 1100h General Orientation Introduction Goals Organizational Chart Skills lab policies Behavior Expectations in
>Requirements/Paraphernalias/Unifor m and Grooming Grading System1100- 1115 • Break1115-1130 OPEN FORUM1130 – 1145 • Evaluation • Reminders1145-1200 • Group Meeting • After Care
Introduction The department of basic nursing is one of the main academic departments of the college of nursing. The department is staffed by faculty who are specialized in different fields of nursing. It undertakes a big academic burden in providing educational courses in the majority of nursing specialties.
In order To enhance the healthcare of the people of the Eastern Province by providing superior education to nursing students. To be recognized for outstanding achievement in education, research and nursing care for patient. And To provide knowledge and skills in different nursing specialties.
Nursing is one of the noblest professions known to mankind. It represents one of the strategic and main disciplines in Health Care Systems in any country; and, no health system or economy can do without it.
. The very first thing a nursing student must understand is the exact definition of nursing. Students must learn about the role and scope of practice of nurses.
We, as faculty member is here toshare with you the role of a nurseby discussing the theory andlaboratory sessions are specificallydesigned to meet theserequirements.At this point, you will becomefamiliar with how nurses are nowclinicians who do not needphysician supervision to give care.
. Once students understand the work of a nurse, they move on to how to perform it. The nursing process entails the order in which nurses examine, evaluate and determine treatment for a patient.
Definition of Nursing Nursing is both science and art that takes care of the person as a whole: body, psycho and soul. Nursing provides direct service to satisfy the needs of the individual, the family and the community, in health and disease.
Mission The mission of the department is teaching the basics of nursing in different specialty e.g pediatric nursing, medical surgical nursing…..etc. To provide nursing students with knowledge and skills needed to function safely and efficiently in the nursing field.
GOALSThe goal of the nursing skills lab is to provide an opportunity for you to become competent with your nursing skills and thereby becoming a safe practitioner while working towards excellence in nursingIdentify importance of personal hygiene for an individuals comfort, safety and well being then to be able to practice it in the right way.
As you travel through your nursing program, you will spend time in the Nursing Skills Lab during each semester, whether you are learning new skills, reviewing previously learned skills, or being evaluated on your knowledge and psychomotor skills. Simulation will be a key component of all these elements.Critical thinking is encouraged by incorporating the rationale for what you are learning. As well as understanding the nursing responsibilities that accompany these skills.
• Evaluation is a continuous process, course skills testing and clinical experiences.• You have the opportunity to practice independently, with your peers, with student lab assistants, and with faculty to develop these skills.• How much time you dedicate to practice is dictated by how quickly you learn and by the difficulty level of the skills.
• You all have your own style of learning; therefore plan your time and needs accordingly.• Practice is completed on your own time. Testing may either be on your own time or during scheduled class/clinical time (course dependent).
Consultant to the DEAN Prof. Dr. Mohmmad Hegazi CONsg DEAN Prof.Dr. Dalal Al- TamimiVICE DEAN- Academic Affairs Dr. Sana Al-Mahmoud
FACULTY of THE COLLEGE OFNURSING(MALE) Dr. James M. Alo, RN,MAN,MAP,PHD Asst.Professor Mr. Abdullah Mohmmad Ghanem,RN,MAN Lecturer
FACULTY of THE COLLEGE OFNURSING(MALE) Mr. Robin Easow,RN,MAN Lecturer Mr. Fhaeid Mobarak,RN,MAN Lecturer Mr. Shadi Shdfan,RN,MAN Lecturer
FACULTY of THE COLLEGE OFNURSING(MALE) Mr. Darwin Agman, BSN, RN Clinnical Instructor Mr. Alhurani Fathi,BSN,RN Clinnical Instructor
Attendance - beyond 15 mins –considered absent, studentassume the responsibility oflearning the procedure w/che/she missed. He/she willschedule with CI for individualreturn demonstration. Bring materials/paraphernaliafor return-demonstration –incomplete paraphernalia isconsidered absent Maintenance of cleanliness atall times
• Beds & bedside tables should be aligned properly• Mannequin should be handled w/ care• Chairs & tables must be returned in proper places
Linens, supplies &equipment must bekept locked in thecabinetsSupplies should beused economicallyProper handling ofequipment & suppliesshould be maintained.Any losses, breakagewill be replacedaccordingly
No eating,sleeping orloudly talkingwhile otherstudents areperforming theprocedure.
Remediation Policy Required practice and repeat skills testing check offs for unsuccessful attempt. Consequences of unsuccessful attempt during the return demonstration are follows:1. Submit a remediation form to the level coordinator for appointment request for required practice and skill testing within 24 hours of unsuccessful attempt. ( get the form from the CI )
2. Remediation steps for unsuccessful attempt: 1st attempt Mandatory practice for a minimum of 1 hour withCI coaching and graded return demo.(with paymentif outside SL time ) Submit a paragraph reflection with the followingcontents : a. Brief introduction of the skill ( 1-2 pages) b. Identifying potential and actual implications of unsuccessful performance to patient.
3. Place the paragraph reflection in a short folder with fastener and submit on the day of your remediation to the CI.4. Write your references following APA format5. Ask the assistance of the RLE group CI for any concerns.6. Student may only need to repeat the section missed depending on the check off.
2 nd attempt !!!!1. During re-testing the student will perform another skill in the same category in addition to repeating the unsuccessful skill (s)2. Student will be referred for anxiety counseling and coaching prior to actual retesting by the Skills lab. CI.3. Mandatory remediation with SL CI for a minimum of 2hours outside official SL lab. time ( with payment )4. Must submit an remediation form for appointment request 24 hours after unsuccessful attempt.5. Must submit a reflection paragraph
NURS 241 Alert !!!Be the first to know always !!!! Please check the bulletin board for any announcements , schedule updates etc. ANY MISSED INFORMATIONS YOU ARE HELD RESPONSIBLE.
ATTIREProper uniform requiredLeather Shoes with plain whitesocksRLE Hair
Please INFORMALWAYS & Bring yourschedule at all times!
BEHAVIORAL EXPECTATIONS FOR THESTUDENT OF PROFESSIONAL NURSING• What is the need of discipline in nursing? The rigorous discipline of nursing demands that nursing students fully engage in the learning and role formation necessary to become a professional nurse.• The focus of our study is the human person, our nursing behaviors, even as learners, must demonstrate values of academic honesty, accountability, compassion, commitment, and adherence to legal, ethical, and professional standards both in the classroom and the clinical agency.
• Inherent to these professional behaviors is the simple expectation that each student’s work, except where documented, is wholly their own; and, that each student’s assignments, assessments, quizzes and examinations are performed without unfair or illegal advantage.• The nursing student will have access to numerous outlines and study guides created by the instructor specifically for this course. Use of any materials not distributed by nursing faculty during the time frame of student’s enrollment in the course may be a violation of the college’s Academic Honesty Policy. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain verification from the instructor whether or not these materials may be used without penalty
• The nursing students have a high duty to ensure the integrity of their own academic preparation, as well as the integrity of the Nursing Program. Specific examples of personal violations of academic honesty are listed below.• Penalties for personal violations many include course failure. If the student has knowledge that professional trust has been broken and/ or that the integrity of an experience, assignment, assessment, test, or examination has been violated, the nursing student is expected to notify the faculty or Dean of Students
Examples of student violations: Use of unauthorized materials during an assessment, quiz, test or examination.• Providing or receiving unauthorized assistance during an assessment, quiz, test or examination.• Practicing any form of deceit in an assessment, quiz, test, examination or paper.• Posing as another student or allowing another student to pose as one’s self during an assessment, test, examination or clinical assignment. This violation includes on-line assignments, assessments, tests and examinations.• Recording, transcribing, using or distributing any part of a previously administered assessment, quiz, test or examination.• Buying, selling, improperly obtaining or using any assessment, test or examination in advance of its administration.
• Departmental guidelines for test Calculators are permitted during quizzes and examinations.• taking in the department of nursing The student understands that scientific or advanced calculators, PDAs or cell phones are NOT permitted.• Nursing students must come prepared with a "simple" calculator.• Students who "forget" a calculator will not be allowed to borrow from another student!• Backpacks and other belongings must be placed at the front of the room prior to the beginning of the exam.• The only items students should have at their desk is a simple calculator and a pencil or two.• Scrap paper (if allowed) will be handed out by the instructor and collected with the test copy.• Students are NOT allowed to use their own scrap paper.• Students may NOT wear hats with a brim during testing.• Students may NOT have beverages with a label on the container during an examination or test.• Any beverage must have the label removed prior to the beginning of an exam.• Tests will be printed as double sided documents.
Contd….rules and regulations…• The UoD nursing student is expected to abide by the requirements and policies contained in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Student Handbook. Specifically, the nursing student will abide by the following expectations:• The student will attend all classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences.• The student will be prepared for all classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences.
Contd….rules and regulations…• It is expected that the student prepare prior to arriving at all classroom and laboratory experiences. The student will understand that faculty will not permit a student to leave class or lab to print handouts, outlines or articles provided by faculty.• It is expected that the student prepare prior to arriving at every clinical experience. Students should be well prepared to discuss each assigned patient’s case history, pathophysiology, and plan of care and medication regimen. Any student arriving unprepared may be dismissed from clinical and subsequently given an unexcused absence for the experience. The student will be required to make up the experience at the discretion of Faculty and/or the Director of Nursing.
Contd….rules and regulations…• The student will communicate and interact with others in a respectful, professional manner.• Students are expected to respect one another and the faculty. Students understand that• Only one person speaks at a time during classroom and laboratory experiences. Students also understand that talking amongst one another during class or lab will not be tolerated.
Contd….rules and regulations…• The student understands that foul language or sexually explicit language or comments will not be tolerated in the classroom, laboratory or clinical setting.• The student will also agree to avoid the use of foul or sexually explicit language or comments in conversation or in the form of written communication (e-mail).• Any student engaging in aggressive, disrespectful, unethical or sexual harassing behavior toward any person encountered through this course of study, including patients, peers
Contd….rules and regulations… staff persons, visitors or faculty will be directed to leave or be escorted off the clinical unit or UoD campus by security. This behavior will also require a conference with faculty and the Director of Nursing, as well as the Dean of Students.• The use of cell phones in the classroom, laboratory or clinical setting is not permitted.• The use of cell phones includes making calls, checking voice mail and text messaging. Cell phones are expected to be turned off (not on vibration mode) for all classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences
Students responsibilty in learning• Students are expected to check blackboard and e-mail on a daily basis.• Important announcements may be posted on blackboard and e-board at any given time and it is the expectation that students take responsibility for their education and periodically check the course blackboard site and/or their Northampton e-mail account.• The student understands that the course faculty cannot cover every detail of theoretical knowledge in the classroom or laboratory setting. The student is responsible for reading and understanding theory discussed in the course textbook and supplemental readings provided by the faculty.• The student understands that all written work be submitted as a hard copy. Electronic submission is not permitted and will not be accepted.• The student understands that extensions for assignments will not be granted.
CLINICAL STAFFMr.Abdulla Mr.Robin Mr.Shadi Ghanem Easow ShdfanGROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
Mr. Fhaeid Mr. Darwin Mr.Mobarak Agman AlhuranifathiGROUP 4 GROUP 5 GROUP 6
UNIFORM AND PARAPHERNALIAS ( Skills Lab) MALE STUDENT Prescribed uniform Prescribed shoes NO JEWELRIES School ID Each student supposed to bring with him: Wrist watch with second hand Stethoscope Ruler, ballpen, pencil and eraser Blue, red, green pens Policy manual and student hanbook Pencil NO CELLULAR PHONE Small Calculator RLE notebook Small notebook Yellow Pad Paper Penlight Reflective Journal Scissor Procedure Checklist Other paraphernalias
INSTRUMENTS CLEAN ITEMSdigital thermometer disposable gloves 2-3 pairsstraight surgical scissor rolled bandage 2-3” 1 roll disposable face maskbandage scissor tape measurestraight forcep 6” micropore 1”curved forcep 6” medicine dropperbaby scalE medicine cup (plastic or glass)breast pump kidney basin (plastic small)penlight w/ batteries soap in a soap dish ¼ size or 1 meter plastic covertorniquet 25 pcs cotton balls (small container)Suction bulb (rubber) Short cotton applicatorStethoscopesphygmomanometer
GROOMING Each student should dress the uniform of the college with lab coat each student should wear only sport shoes (white, grey) sandals not allowed. Clothes must be clean and NEAT
Be prepared forscheduled andnon scheduledquizzes PROCEDURECHECKLIST
Types of evaluation1. Formal summative Individual Conferences Care plans Quizzes2. Summative evaluation Case study Ward class Student performance evaluation
Faculty observationWritten requirements a. Case study b. Ward Class c. Concept Map with NCP d. Journal Report e. Portfolio f. Quizzes Execution of core competency standards and nursing process Participation in some activities ( individualconferences, case study discussion orpresentation
MIDTERM 50%PREFINAL + 50%TOTAL FINAL GRADE =100%
MIDTERM GRADELecture Class Standing 40%Long Exam +60%TOTAL =100%
Lecture Class Standing 40%Long Exam +60% =100TOTAL %
Sample Computation:Raw Score :8Total number of items :10Computation ((8 /10) x 50) + 50 = 90%
The followingconducts areconsideredunprofessional &therefore notallowed
Sleeping while on dutyReceiving or makingpersonal telephone calls while on dutyOver familiarity withhospital personnelEating outside breakperiodDiscussing about thepatient in public placeslike the elevator ordining room
Loitering in thewards/units during orafter duty hoursReceiving gifts , writtennotes/letter, pictures,food, cards frompatients outside ofspecial occasion Disrespecting patient’sprivacy