Welcome and Congratulations on your achievement of acceptance into the WVNCC Nursing Program
Nursing Orientation Program Requirements Required Attendance EC Building Wheeling Campus CASH ONLY Fee $10.00 CASH ONLY July 25 4pm 121EC Name Tags starting at 4pm
Is This Trip Really Necessary Nursing Is NOT: Insurance Policy Doctor Assistant Nursing IS: Profession > Ethics and Commitment Keep skills current Job Security What Nurses do all day Interview patients Analyze problems Develop careplans Document progress Counsel grief-stricken families Collaborate with other Health Care Professionals
How Long Will This Trip Take? 3-year Plan 2-year Plan Looking Beyond the Horizon
How Much Will This Trip Cost? Tuition Books Uniform Special Equipment Fees Transportation Deferred Income Scholarships
Rules of the Road Read the rules College Catalog Academic Instruction Nursing Information and Curriculum Student Handbook Get Clarification if you have questions
STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY Keep and Review Student Nurse Handbook Essential Functions Adhere to Policies and Procedures Comply with Dress Code Complete Physical Exam Incurred Health Expenses Fees Travel Personal Changes WV State Board of Nursing
STUDENT NURSE HANDBOOK
A strong background in math and science Good hand-eye coordination Lots of common sense The ability to stay calm in emergencies Excellent communication skills A sound body A stable mind An above-average intellect An affinity for machines and computers A compassionate heart Teaching abilities Leadership qualities Patience, tolerance, flexibility, persistence A strong ego An affinity for problem solving Confidence in your decision-making Good organizational skills Reliable powers of observation The ability to see the best in people in the worst of times No objection to working on Christmas DO YOU HAVE?
The more of these attributes you have, the more likely you are to make a success of nursing – and the more likely nursing is to make a success of you ! YES
Essential Functions Health Science students must possess sufficient skills to perform competently and safely in the clinical setting to maintain the high standards for delivery of patient care.
Bend, crouch, walk, climb steps Demonstrate eye/hand coordination Stand for 8-12 hours Lift, carry, pull a minimum of 50 pounds Discriminate sights, sounds colors, odors, touch Recognize work related hazards Respond to emergent situations Follow written and oral instructions Read and write effectively Maintain composure during stress Comply with dress code and personal hygiene Meet assigned schedules Essential Functions
Professional Behavior Communication Assessment Clinical Decision Making Caring Interventions Teaching and Learning Collaboration Managing Care Core Competencies of Nursing Education
Provider of Care Manager of Care Member of the discipline of nursing Role of the Associate Degree Professional Nurse
CPR Certification Must have current (within one year) CPR certification Health Care Provider
Health Records Completed, submitted, and will be reviewed by August 1, 2013 August 1, 2013 Items that may be in progress: Second step of 2-Step 1.Second step of 2-Step PPD (initial and within 3 weeks) 2.Hepatitis B Immunization (3 part-series) Must be initiated.
Health Records LAB WORK: Titer 3.Varicella Titer Titer 4.MMR – Antibody Titer (Rubella-Rubeola- Mumps) Titer 5.Hepatitis B Antibody Titer (If 3 part-series completed) Or Or sign Release Waiver Titers = Lab results MUST BE ATTACHED
Uniforms Order Placement: Meridys Must have for ALL clinical or campus lab experiences. Lecture casual – no caps – no holes – no revealing attire -
Name Tags Completed today….$5.00 Cash Faculty will pass out first day of Class. Must wear first day of class and every class and clinical.
Nursing Advisors / Instructors Meet the Experts Expect the Best Roles Student Guides Pavers Officers Judges
Advisor Lists Wheeling: Hans A-C Watson D-G WycherleyH-K Kuca L-N Tyburski O-R Keyser S-U Berry V-Z
Clinical Rotations See Nursing Rotation Schedules at:
example Date8/249/29/99/169/219/2810/510/1210/19TBA 11/1812/212/9 WeekdayWFFFWWWWWFFF ClinicalCLPPPIM COMSIM 555 Facility Lab OV WWWWW COMLab WWW InstructorRB SB AK KMu
REGISTRATION Online – Registration will be online. Meet with advisor by appointment prior to each semester start of registration. Alternate Pin Numbers – subsequent semesters NOW – Home or Kiosk
Books Web Site > already a student > A_Z > Bookstore (your campus)www.wvncc.edu.com es/servlet/TBWizardView?catalogId=10001&st oreId=38551&langId=- 1&CSRT= es/servlet/TBWizardView?catalogId=10001&st oreId=38551&langId=- 1&CSRT= NUR104, NUR 107, NUR115
Preparation for Class Blatt Class rooms listed on NOW in student schedule 8:30 am Mondays Lecture Theory Laptops Phones Powerpoints/notes Reading prior to class Testing
Preparation for Campus Lab Berry First day of clinical each semester is on the campus (campus lab) to outline the requirements of the clinical experience. First semester students will prepare for facility onsite clinical experience for about 7 weeks on campus in the lab. Students will wear uniforms for campus lab. Students are expected to be in campus lab at time specified.
Preparation for Clinical Riter Uniform / dress code. Acquiring patient information the day before clinical experience. Preparing for patient care. Arriving at the clinical site early.
SURVIVAL TIPS Take Care of Yourself Take Care of Each Other Take One Day at a Time Take Care of Business
More Miles Per Gallon Time Management Efficient Effective From A to Z Memorycise listen /learn read / remember
Business Routes Words delivered in person: Know your audience Know purpose Construct Rehearse Deliver Words delivered on paper: Purpose Requirement Quality Deliver
DETOURS / GOALS Know warning signs Wishbones verses Backbones Be assertive Goals to Go
The Last Leg Life in the Fast Lane IN THE PROGRAM EACH YEAR HAS VARYING DIFFICULTIES CHALLENGE YOURSELF THINK POSITIVE
Campus Information Wheeling 121EC Weirton 308EC NM 309EC Second year students will go with each group After information will see you all August 19 th …