2 Welcome and Congratulations on your achievement of acceptance into the WVNCC Nursing Program
3 Nursing Orientation Program Requirements Required AttendanceEC Building Wheeling CampusFee $10.00 CASH ONLYJuly 25 4pm 121ECName Tags starting at 4pm
4 Is This Trip Really Necessary Nursing Is NOT:Insurance PolicyDoctor AssistantNursing IS:Profession > Ethics and CommitmentKeep skills currentJob SecurityWhat Nurses do all dayInterview patientsAnalyze problemsDevelop careplansDocument progressCounsel grief-stricken familiesCollaborate with other Health Care Professionals
5 How Long Will This Trip Take? 3-year Plan2-year PlanLooking Beyond the Horizon
6 How Much Will This Trip Cost? TuitionBooksUniformSpecial EquipmentFeesTransportationDeferred IncomeScholarships
7 Rules of the Road Read the rules College Catalog www.wvncc.edu Academic InstructionNursing Information and CurriculumStudent HandbookGet Clarification if you have questions
8 STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY Keep and Review Student Nurse HandbookEssential FunctionsAdhere to Policies and ProceduresComply with Dress CodeComplete Physical Exam Incurred Health ExpensesFeesTravelPersonal ChangesWV State Board of Nursing
10 DO YOU HAVE? A strong background in math and scienceGood hand-eye coordinationLots of common senseThe ability to stay calm in emergenciesExcellent communication skillsA sound bodyA stable mindAn above-average intellectAn affinity for machines and computersA compassionate heartTeaching abilitiesLeadership qualitiesPatience, tolerance, flexibility, persistenceA strong egoAn affinity for problem solvingConfidence in your decision-makingGood organizational skillsReliable powers of observationThe ability to see the best in people in the worst of timesNo objection to working on Christmas
11 YESThe 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 !
12 Essential FunctionsHealth 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.
13 Essential FunctionsBend, 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 hazardsRespond to emergent situationsFollow written and oral instructionsRead and write effectivelyMaintain composure during stressComply with dress code and personal hygieneMeet assigned schedules
14 Core Competencies of Nursing Education Professional BehaviorCommunicationAssessmentClinical Decision MakingCaring InterventionsTeaching and LearningCollaborationManaging Care
15 Role of the Associate Degree Professional Nurse Provider of CareManager of CareMember of the discipline of nursing
16 CPR CertificationMust have current (within one year) CPR certificationHealth Care Provider
17 Items that may be in progress: Health RecordsCompleted, submitted, and will be reviewed byAugust 1, 2013Items that may be in progress:1. Second step of 2-Step PPD (initial and within 3 weeks)2. Hepatitis B Immunization (3 part-series) Must be initiated.
18 Health Records LAB WORK: 3. Varicella Titer 4. MMR – Antibody Titer (Rubella-Rubeola-Mumps)Hepatitis B Antibody Titer (If 3 part-series completed)Or sign Release WaiverTiters = Lab results MUST BE ATTACHED
19 Uniforms Must have for ALL clinical or campus lab experiences. Order Placement: MeridysMust have for ALL clinical or campus lab experiences.Lecture casual – no caps – no holes – no revealing attire -
20 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.
21 Nursing Advisors / Instructors Meet the ExpertsExpect the BestRolesStudentGuidesPaversOfficersJudges
27 REGISTRATION Online Alternate Pin Numbers NOW Registration will be online. Meet with advisor by appointment prior to each semester start of registration.Alternate Pin Numberssubsequent semestersNOWHome or Kiosk
28 BooksWeb Site > already a student > A_Z > Bookstore (your campus)NUR104, NUR 107, NUR115
29 Preparation for Class Blatt Class rooms listed on NOW in student schedule8:30 am Mondays Lecture TheoryLaptopsPhonesPowerpoints/notesReading prior to classTesting
30 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.
31 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.
32 SURVIVAL TIPS Take Care of Yourself Take Care of Each Other Take One Day at a TimeTake Care of Business
33 More Miles Per Gallon Time Management EfficientEffectiveFrom A to ZMemoryciselisten /learnread / remember
34 Business Routes Words delivered in person: Words delivered on paper: Know your audienceKnow purposeConstructRehearseDeliverWords delivered on paper:PurposeRequirementQuality
35 DETOURS / GOALS Know warning signs Wishbones verses Backbones Be assertiveGoals to Go
36 The Last Leg Life in the Fast Lane IN THE PROGRAMEACH YEAR HAS VARYING DIFFICULTIESCHALLENGE YOURSELFTHINK POSITIVE
37 Campus Information Wheeling 121EC Weirton 308EC NM 309EC Second year students will go with each groupAfter information will see you all August 19th…