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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016

Nursing (NURSE)


NURSE 100    Nurse Assistant    6 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 50, ESLR 50, and ESLL 50; OR ENGWR 50 and ENGRD 15; OR ENGWR 56; OR ENGRD 56; OR evaluation through assessment at ARC assessment center.
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to the first class the following requirements must be submitted for review: (1.) Proof of physical exam within one year prior to class. (2.) Proof of negative tuberculin (TB) skin test within six months prior to class. (3.) If TB skin test result is positive, proof of inactive TB chest x-ray within one year prior to class. (4.) Spring semester student must submit proof of having a current season influenza vaccine. Fall semester student must submit proof of current season influenza vaccine when the vaccine becomes available. (5.) Nurse Assistant initial application (CDPH 283B) which holds student accountable to make a check mark in the NO box to any felony conviction listed on the CNA certification automatic denial penal code list from the CA Department of Public Health Health (CDPH), Aide and Technician Certification Section (ATCS). ATCS 98-4 (4/02) (6.) proof of English prerequisite.
Hours: 63 hours LEC ; 135 hours LAB
Description: This course leads to the nurse assistant certification exam. Emphasis is on the gerontological nursing assistant's role and responsibilities as a health care team member. Other key components in this course are principles of asepsis, infection control, resident care skills, and emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the resident.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 20-Apr 14
TWTh      04:00PM-07:30PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 716        10784 
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T         04:00PM-07:50PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 716        10784 Textbook
T         04:00PM-07:50PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 716        10784 Textbook
Th        04:00PM-07:50PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 716        10784 Textbook
NOTE: Lecture dates are 1/20, 1/21, 1/26, 1/27, 1/28, 2/2, 2/3, 2/4, 2/9, 2/10, 2/16, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/29, 4/5, 4/14.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 11-Apr 13
WTh       01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
WTh       06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
TWTh      01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
TWTh      06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
WTh       01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
WTh       06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
TW        01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
Required Orientation: Wednesday, December 16, 2015    01:00PM-04:30PM in HeEd 710. The NURSE 100 pre-class orientation is a mandatory meeting for registered students as well as for wait listed students. No student can enter the class without having first attended the orientation. English prerequisite must be submitted prior to orientation. A prerequisite submission table will be open 1 hour before the start of the meeting. Course and prerequisite information, including dates and times of classes are available at the ARC nursing website.

NOTE: Lab dates are: 2/11, 2/17, 2/18, 2/24, 2/25, 3/2, 3/3, 3/9, 3/10, 3/15, 3/16, 3/17, 3/30, 3/31, 4/6, 4/7, 4/12, 4/13.


NURSE 101    Home Health Aide    2 Units

Prerequisite: Proof of having completed a CA approved nurse assistant course or proof of current California nurse assistant certification
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on home health nurse aide responsibilities: personal and rehabilitation nursing care in the home, skills of maintaining a safe home environment, meal planning and preparation, emotional care of the homebound, and home emergency procedures. NURSE 101 course information packet is available on-line at the ARC Nursing Program website.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 26-May 03
TWTh      12:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 716        20260 
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TWTh      03:30PM-06:05PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 716        20260 Textbook
Students must be a Certified Nursing Assistant to apply for this course. This course runs over two weeks, there are four (4) lecture dates: 4/26, 4/27, 4/28, and 5/3 and four (4) lab dates: 5/4, 5/5, 5/10, and 5/11. Students must attend all dates to be awarded a certificate.

Schedule: Other Term, May 04-May 11
TWTh      01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
TWTh      06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
Students must refer to the ARC Nursing website (Nurse 101) for general course information, course schedule, and course requirements (physical exam, TB clearance, English competency) with prerequisite submission due date(s).


NURSE 320    Medical Dosage Calculations    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 25 and 41
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares health professionals to calculate oral and parenteral drug dosages with a focus on safety and accuracy. Three systems of measurement and conversion are practiced. This course also provides experience in understanding drug orders and drug labels. Calculation accuracy is emphasized by clinical scenarios and case study assignments.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Christiansen       ARC MAIN Online          11399 
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Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


NURSE 400    Fundamentals of Medical-Surgical Nursing I    10.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: SPEECH 301 or 331
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: This course provides an introduction to nursing utilizing Orem's model, theory and practice related to providing patient care with an emphasis on basic nursing skills and the nursing process. Life cycle concepts and their impact on self-care and health are included, with particular emphasis on the senior adult. Professional role development and ethical issues are introduced. Concurrent laboratory experience takes place in subacute and acute care settings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC M.Kraft              ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
Mandatory Orientation: Friday, December 11, 2015     07:30AM-01:00PM and Friday, December 18, 2015 08:30AM-01:00PM in Rm HEED 710
Each student enrolled in NURSE 400 is required to attend these two orientation days.

T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC C.Harris-Neblett     ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
Mandatory Orientation: Friday, December 11, 2015     07:30AM-01:00PM and Friday, December 18, 2015 08:30AM-01:00PM in Rm HEED 710
Each student enrolled in NURSE 400 is required to attend these two orientation days.

T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC C.Garner             ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
Mandatory Orientation: Friday, December 11, 2015     07:30AM-01:00PM and Friday, December 18, 2015 08:30AM-01:00PM in Rm HEED 710
Each student enrolled in NURSE 400 is required to attend these two orientation days.

W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10180 
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W         03:30PM-05:00PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10180 Textbook
ThF       02:30PM-07:00PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10180 Textbook
ThF       07:10PM-09:30PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10180 Textbook
W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     Off Campus Hospital      10181 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     Off Campus Hospital      10181 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     Off Campus Hospital      10181 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     Off Campus Hospital      10181 Textbook
W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB C.Garner             Off Campus Hospital      10969 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB C.Garner             Off Campus Hospital      10969 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB C.Garner             Off Campus Hospital      10969 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB C.Garner             Off Campus Hospital      10969 Textbook
W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB M.Ruckels            Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB R.Mitchell           Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB M.Wood               Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB R.Mitchell           Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB M.Ruckels            Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB M.Wood               Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB R.Mitchell           Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB M.Ruckels            Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB M.Wood               Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB R.Mitchell           Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB M.Ruckels            Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB M.Wood               Off Campus Hospital      10989 Textbook


NURSE 410    Maternal/Child and Medical-Surgical Nursing II    10.5 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 400; and SPEECH 301 or SPEECH 331 with a "C" or better.
Corequisite: ANTH 310, ANTH 481, SOC 300, or SOC 480
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: In this course, concepts of Orem's self-care deficit theory of nursing are applied to care of the newborn, child, middle and senior adult. Pathophysiological and pathopsychological factors creating health deviations are emphasized. Supervision is provided in the utilization of the nursing process. Legal issues relevant to health care and their implications are studied. Concurrent laboratory experience takes place in medical-surgical and maternal/child health settings. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
W         11:00AM-03:30PM LEC D.Johnston           ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
W         11:00AM-03:30PM LEC K.Fox                ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
W         11:00AM-03:30PM LEC L.Nowicki            ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
W         07:40AM-09:30AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      10183 
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ThF       06:15AM-10:45AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      10183 Textbook
ThF       10:55AM-03:10PM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      10183 Textbook
W         08:25AM-10:15AM LAB L.Nowicki            Off Campus Hospital      10184 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB L.Nowicki            Off Campus Hospital      10184 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB L.Nowicki            Off Campus Hospital      10184 Textbook
ThF       05:45AM-06:35AM LAB M.Evans              Off Campus Hospital      10185 Textbook
ThF       05:45AM-06:35AM LAB K.Fox                Off Campus Hospital      10185 Textbook
ThF       05:45AM-06:35AM LAB W.Nichols            Off Campus Hospital      10185 Textbook
ThF       06:45AM-11:15AM LAB K.Fox                Off Campus Hospital      10185 Textbook
ThF       06:45AM-11:15AM LAB M.Evans              Off Campus Hospital      10185 Textbook
ThF       06:45AM-11:15AM LAB W.Nichols            Off Campus Hospital      10185 Textbook
ThF       11:25AM-03:30PM LAB K.Fox                Off Campus Hospital      10185 Textbook
ThF       11:25AM-03:30PM LAB M.Evans              Off Campus Hospital      10185 Textbook
ThF       11:25AM-03:30PM LAB W.Nichols            Off Campus Hospital      10185 Textbook
W         08:10AM-10:00AM LAB M.Reisinger          Off Campus Hospital      12068 Textbook
W         08:10AM-10:00AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      12068 Textbook
W         08:10AM-10:00AM LAB J.Gossett            Off Campus Hospital      12068 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB M.Reisinger          Off Campus Hospital      12068 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      12068 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB J.Gossett            Off Campus Hospital      12068 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB M.Reisinger          Off Campus Hospital      12068 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      12068 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB J.Gossett            Off Campus Hospital      12068 Textbook


NURSE 420    Psychiatric and Medical-Surgical Nursing III    10.5 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: In this course, concepts of Orem's nursing model of self-care theory are applied to the psychiatric and medical-surgical patient. Pathophysiological and pathopsychological factors creating health deviations are emphasized. Independence is encouraged and supported in the utilization of the nursing process. Introductory concepts of nursing leadership and management are explored. Community resources and experiences relevant to the course of study are included. Concurrent laboratory experiences take place in the psychiatric and medical-surgical settings. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
M         08:00AM-12:50PM LEC J.Bonham             ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
M         08:00AM-12:50PM LEC K.Mentink            ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
M         08:00AM-12:50PM LEC S.Peterson           ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
TW        05:45AM-06:35AM LAB J.Bonham             Off Campus Hospital      10254 
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TW        06:45AM-11:15AM LAB J.Bonham             Off Campus Hospital      10254 Textbook
TW        11:25AM-03:30PM LAB J.Bonham             Off Campus Hospital      10254 Textbook
TW        05:45AM-06:35AM LAB S.Peterson           Off Campus Hospital      10255 Textbook
TW        06:45AM-11:15AM LAB S.Peterson           Off Campus Hospital      10255 Textbook
TW        11:25AM-03:30PM LAB S.Peterson           Off Campus Hospital      10255 Textbook
M         01:00PM-01:50PM LAB K.Mentink            Off Campus Hospital      10256 Textbook
TW        06:30AM-11:00AM LAB K.Mentink            Off Campus Hospital      10256 Textbook
TW        11:10AM-03:15PM LAB K.Mentink            Off Campus Hospital      10256 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB J.Straub             Off Campus Hospital      12069 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB P.Bagley             Off Campus Hospital      12069 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB P.Bagley             Off Campus Hospital      12069 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB J.Straub             Off Campus Hospital      12069 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB P.Bagley             Off Campus Hospital      12069 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB J.Straub             Off Campus Hospital      12069 Textbook


NURSE 430    Management of Multiple Patients and Medical - Surgical Nursing IV    10.5 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 420 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: This course covers concepts of Orem's nursing model of self-care theory as applied to the care of the middle and senior adults. It focuses on the nursing management of a group of acutely ill patients and participation on the health care team. Pathophysiological and pathopsychological factors creating health deviations are emphasized. Priorities are given to the utilization of the nursing process in making and evaluating decisions. During the first ten weeks, laboratory experience takes place in the medical-surgical and the community health setting under the direct supervision of the faculty. The final six weeks involve completing a pre-licensure preceptorship with a registered nurse. The transition from student to graduate nurse is explored through study of the Nurse Practice Act and discussion of the problems, responsibilities, and challenges confronting the registered nurse. Concurrent laboratory experiences take place in acute care and home health setting. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
Th        12:00PM-04:30PM LEC D.Aucoin-Ratcliff    ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
Th        12:00PM-04:30PM LEC J.Kleemann           ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
Th        12:00PM-04:30PM LEC L.Parrinella         ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB D.Aucoin-Ratcliff    Off Campus Hospital      10258 
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TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB S.Parkman            Off Campus Hospital      10258 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB D.Aucoin-Ratcliff    Off Campus Hospital      10258 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB S.Parkman            Off Campus Hospital      10258 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB D.Aucoin-Ratcliff    Off Campus Hospital      10258 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB S.Parkman            Off Campus Hospital      10258 Textbook
TW        12:45PM-01:35PM LAB J.Kleemann           Off Campus Hospital      10259 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-06:15PM LAB J.Kleemann           Off Campus Hospital      10259 Textbook
TW        06:25PM-10:30PM LAB J.Kleemann           Off Campus Hospital      10259 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB L.Parrinella         Off Campus Hospital      10260 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB L.Parrinella         Off Campus Hospital      10260 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB L.Parrinella         Off Campus Hospital      10260 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB J.Clary              Off Campus Hospital      19114 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB D.Finn-Romero        Off Campus Hospital      19114 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB J.Clary              Off Campus Hospital      19114 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB D.Finn-Romero        Off Campus Hospital      19114 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB J.Clary              Off Campus Hospital      19114 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB D.Finn-Romero        Off Campus Hospital      19114 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB A.Arcure             Off Campus Hospital      20265 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB A.Arcure             Off Campus Hospital      20265 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB A.Arcure             Off Campus Hospital      20265 Textbook

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016

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