Nursing 84 Medical-Surgical Nursing II: Care of the Older Adult
- Thursdays, 6:30 a.m.
- Instructor: Sherri Cozzens, RN, MS
- Location: per schedule of classes
- 4 Units
- This is a hybrid course. Enrolled students will have access to the course in Canvas beginning a couple weeks before the quarter begins (must be enrolled to have access). Enrolled students will view weekly videotaped lectures prior to coming to the weekly two hour class meetings. Powerpoint slides to accompany lectures are provided on Canvas site. Quizzes may be online or in class.
Office hrs: Monday & Tuesday, 2:30-3:30pm at clinical site; Thursday, 8:15-10:30am (drop in) on campus. Wed mornings 8a -10a online or phone. (Other times may be available by appt. with 5 days notice.)
- Instructor contact:
- Instructor email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Students will be given a mobile phone number in Week 1 as the contact number for instructor.
Open invitation to all students!
Students are invited to attend and participate in all monthly department faculty meetings, and regularly scheduled department Curriculum and Policy committee meetings. We welcome your input and ideas! See instructor for more information.
Information for Incoming Quarter 4 Students! - see Nursing 84L page!
- Course objectives and topical outline
- Student Learning Objectives (SLOs)
- RN Standards of Competent Performance
- Nursing Practice Act information for Q4 - please review!
Assignments, Reading, and other Prep
- Required Reading and Class Preparation List
- Iggy and Touhy 9th edition
- All assignments are to be completed prior to each week's "live" course
- There are additional prep activities on Canvas, in the Week-by-Week section
- Hesi case studies - per Canvas. One case study per week, weeks 2 through 11
- Ethical dilemma paper - instructions on Canvas
- Optional weekly prep questions on Canvas
Other Valuable Resources and Links
- Nursing Department Student Handbook (SHB)
- Nursing Department web page - skills criteria sheets, Bloodborne pathogen packet, and other resources can be found here
- One website for pathophysiology you might find useful: Medscape
- One website for pharmacology you might find useful: Micromedex Clinical Knowledge Suite
- QSEN website
- Evidence-based practice
- BRN website
- How to take the Hesi exam
- ANA tips for using social media
- Division web page - Division Student Handbook can be found here
- De Anza College Library
- Free online tutoring!
- Start preparing NOW for your Hesi Exit Exam and NCLEX!