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Sherri Shinn Cozzens - Nursing

Nurs 84L  Medical-Surgical Nursing II: Care of the Older Adult Clinical

"We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us."                                                                                                 ~ Marcel Proust

 

  • Mondays/Tuesdays, 6:30 am - 2:30pm at both sites
  • Locations: El Camino Hospital (Mountain View campus) and O'Connor Hospital (each student will do 6 weeks in each location).  Each location has a mandatory orientation.  Students must attend all orientation days in their entirety. 
  • 5 Units
  • Lead Instructor email: cozzenssherri@fhda.edu     
  • Lead Instructor phone - best contact number for both clinical instructors will be given in first week

STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BEING AWARE OF AND KNOWING ALL PAGES AND INFORMATION ON THIS SITE!  Consult with Lead Instructor in a timely manner for any questions you may have.  

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.
 

Greensheet

Course Syllabus

Clinical Sites, orientation, and rotation information

CLICK HERE for Information for incoming Q4 students - includes mandatory pre-work directions, orientation info, important reminders!   Read early - prior to Week 6 of Quarter 3!

  • RE-read this document (above) prior to entering Q4.  It contains instructions about your orientation
  •  You will need your 2nd year Quantiferon Gold TB test turned in prior to the Nursing Department deadline.  It must have been performed within 12 months of the END of Quarter 4!
  • You will need your 2nd year background check and drug test completed prior to the Nursing Department due date.  See Student Handbook for more information about this.

Assignments

A complete assignment must have all required components submitted on the due date.  Due dates will be assigned by each clinical instructor within the first two weeks of the rotation.  Forms and examples may be found on Catalyst.
  • Critical Thinking Worksheets (CTW's)
  • Handoff and Concept Map presentations (in postconference)
  • Medication and laboratory sheets
  • Electronic nursing documentation
  • Clinical Worksheets
  • Anecdotal Forms
  • A Critical Thinking Day may also be assigned (occurs during clinical hours)
  • Group presentation & poster for a community agency  

Other important information

Other Resources



Contact
email icon Email: Sherri Cozzens, RN, MS
phone icon Phone: 408.864.8533

Nursing Department
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Last Updated: 5/20/15