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Syllabus Summary Nurs 421 winter 2010


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Syllabus Summary Nurs 421 winter 2010

  1. 1. Syllabus Summary<br />Nursing 421 – Community Health Clinical Winter 2010<br />
  2. 2. Contact information<br />Shirley Comer, RN, MSN, JD<br />Office C3354<br />Email<br />Use WebCT email<br /><br />Phone 708-235-2133<br />Fax 708-235-2197<br />
  3. 3. Special Instructions<br />3 clinical experiences<br />Sign up <br />Textbook: Clark (2008) Community Health Nursing 5th ed. <br />Assignments are due when indicated. No late assignments will be accepted<br />Academic Honesty Policy<br />All assignments submitted to WebCT and <br />
  4. 4. password<br />Class ID=3069491<br />Password = nurs420<br />All assignments must be submitted <br />Failure = zero for the assignment<br />
  5. 5. Clinicals<br />3 clinical experiences <br />Shadow a Nurse at Statesville Correctional Center in Joilet Illinois<br />Health Fair –At GSU Monday March 22, 2010 from 10 am to 2 pm<br />Child Development Center <br />
  6. 6. Clinical Attire<br />Tasteful street clothes <br />Clean long white lab coat<br />Closed toed shoes<br />If wearing a dress must wear hose<br />Must wear underwear and bra that doesn’t show<br />GSU Student ID in clear plastic sleeve<br />Plain name tag <br />
  7. 7. 3 Assignments<br />1. Correctional Community Health Experience Reflective Log ………………………..300 points<br />Each student will participate in the Shadow a nurse program at Statesville Prison. The experience will begin at 7am and end at 4pm. Due 1 wk /p experience<br />2.  Health Fair Log and Group Project ….400 points<br />Each student group will choose a goal of the healthy people 2010 campaign and develop a community health education program and staff as a booth exhibit during a health fair to be held March 22, 2010 from 10a to 2pm at GSU. <br />
  8. 8. 3 Assignments<br />3. Childcare Center group Project ……… 300 points<br />Each group will meet with the Carol Morrison, director of GSUs Child Development Center, and develop an educational program for either the children or the staff that meets their healthcare educational needs. <br />Guidelines for each assignment are in syllabus<br />