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Pam Mammano, RN, MS

Illinois Valley Community College
Health Professions/Nursing

 Nursing Professor
Office: B220
Phone: 815-224-0322
E-mail: Pam_Mammano@ivcc.edu

Email me at Pam_Mammano@ivcc.edu  (the preferred way of contact) to set up an appointment

SP 2017 Office hours are listed below- BUT due to weekly changes in Nursing Clinical Schedule - it is best to email me at pam_mammano@ivcc.edu to set up at time. There maybe some weeks where I am only on campus on Mondays


8:30-9; 1-2:30


At clinical site - 30 minutes before and after clinical


At clinical site - 30 minutes before and after clinical


At clinical site - 30 minutes before and after clinical


By Appointment only


 Documents will also be found in the ALH 1001 Blackboard Class (if  looking for SP 17 documents - they are located in the SP 17 ALH 1001 Blackboard Class)

Teaching Spring 2017
NUR 1210 - Clinical
ALH 1001 Medical Terminology Offered:  Fall, Spring & Summer
The below IVCC outline/syllabus is for all sections of ALH 1001 regardless of the start date
2017 ALH 1001 Complete Syllabus (PDF file)
Start Date:  no later than 1-11-2017

 ALH 1001 ALL Mammano sections - STUDENT REQUIREMENTS - be familiar with the contents of this document
Please print off and read carefully - this will answer most of your questions on the do's and don'ts of this class.
2016 & 2017 ALH 1001 Mammano Student Requirements
Start Date:  no later than 1-11-2017

ASSIGNMENT SHEET -  ALH 1001 Medical Terminology - ALL Mammano sections:
 SP 17 Assignment Sheet for ALH 1001   Please print this document also
Start Date:  no later than1-11-17

ALH 1001 (Mammano) courses will be through IVCC Blackboard - EXAMS MUST be taken through the RESPONDUS LOCKDOWN BROWSER.   The steps you need to complete:
1. Register for this class through IVCC  NOTE START DATE FOR THIS COURSE IS January 11, 2017
2. Print off the syllabus (at least the student requirement section of the syllabus) and assignment documents - above. 
3.  Purchase the textbook from the IVCC Bookstore which is bundled with a booklet containing the STUDENT ACCESS CODE for
    PearsonMyLabMedTerm - that will add the interactive section of this course.  The access code will be used in Blackboard under the Pearson Med Term Site button. Starting May 2016 you will also need either a WEB CAM equipped computer or purchase an expensive one compatible with  your computer OR take the exams in the assessment center at IVCC.  You must make an appointment at either E-215 or call 815-224-0542 / 815-224-0552. You will need to show your picture IVCC ID card.
4.  You need to be using your IVCC Student email address in when emailing me.  If you do not know how to use your IVCC Student email address - Directions are found on either the IVCC web Page,  www.ivcc.edu. Go to quick links and down to Student Email.  OR go to Learning Commons, located in D201 or call
815-224-0318 for assistance.  Since this in an online course - please check your email frequently, at least every other day.
5. You will automatically be enrolled (Batch Enrolled) on or about January 11 into the IVCC Blackboard  "ALH 1001-100, 101- Medical Terminology Online - Mammano" course.    Once you open the Blackboard Course, you will see the menu buttons on the left side of the screen. IF you would like to begin this class before this date just email me at pam_mammano@ivcc.edu
6.  Please begin the class by completing the Beginning Class Survey; download the Respondus Lockdown Browser with web cam monitoring and take the practice exam.
7. Click on Pearson Med Term Site Menu Button in the Blackboard Course on the left side of the screen. This will open up the Pearson web site - click on MyLab and Mastering Course Home to use the access code bundled with the textbook.  You are supposed to have to only enter the access code once and then you will set up user name and password.  BUT I would keep the access code and your user name and password in a safe place, just in case you need it.  There are wonderful tutorial videos - it is smart to take the time to view them.  Many questions are answered and students report less difficulty.
8.  You will also need to download the RESPONDUS LOCKDOWN BROWSER - ALL EXAMS are to be taken using this testing browser. Exams are NOT open book. I will be using Respondus with WEB CAM monitoring option.  You will need to either have a web cam equipped computer or buy an inexpensive one compatible with your computer.  If you do not know how to download this - directions are found on the IVCC Student Help Desk - under Blackboard - How to download Respondus at  (http://www.ivcc.edu/studenthelpdesk.aspx?id=16945) This document also has more information on the web cam monitoring through Respondus: More info on Web Camera monitoring through Respondus
Remember IVCC has wonderful technological support for students - located in D201.  Also assistance may be found on the IVCC web page under the current student tab.
The above documents, Syllabus, Student Section, and Assignment Sheet are also located in the Blackboard (BB) class under course documents

Donít hesitate to contact me if you ever have any questions, concerns or suggestions at pam_mammano@ivcc.edu _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Courses  Previously  Taught
Nursing 2202 Maternal Child Nursing - Lecture and Clinical
Nursing  1201  Fundamentals of Nursing I -Lecture and Clinical
Nursing 1202  Fundamentals of Nursing II - Lecture and Clinical
Nursing 1210 Mental Health Nursing - Lecture and Clinical
Nursing 1221   Holistic Medical Nursing for Practical Nurse (OB/Pediatric Section)
Allied Health 1001 Medical Terminology ; face to face; telecourse; & on-line sections
Clinical for Nursing 2210 Holistic Nursing III
Clinical for Nursing 2211 Holistic Nursing IV
SFC 1000 Strategies for College


Student Nurses' Association Faculty Advisor
Beta Chapter Alpha Delta Nu Co-Faculty Advisor

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