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Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 9, 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 24-Mar 29
TWTh      04:00PM-07:50PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 715        10727 
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W         04:15PM-08:05PM LEC J.Blaney              TBA TBA                 10727 Textbook
NOTE: Lecture dates are 1/24, 1/25, 1/26, 1/31, 2/1, 2/2, 2/7, 2/8, 2/9, 2/14, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/29.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 16-Apr 19
TTh       01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
TTh       06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
W         01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
W         06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
Enrollment in Nurse 100 is by department consent only. Students must complete an application. Instructions for the application are found on the nursing website

NOTE: Lab dates are: 2/16, 2/21, 2/23, 2/28, 3/2, 3/7, 3/9, 3/14, 3/16, 3/21, 3/23, 3/28, 3/30, 4/4, 4/5, 4/6, 4/18, 4/19


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 12
F         12:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 710        13442 
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F         03:30PM-06:05PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 710        13442 Textbook
Th        12:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN CDC 100         13442 Textbook
Th        03:30PM-06:05PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN CDC 100         13442 Textbook
Students must be a Certified Nursing Assistant to enroll in this course. This course runs over three weeks, there are four (4) lecture dates: 4/27, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12 and four (4) lab dates: 5/2, 5/4, 5/9, 5/11. Students must attend all dates to be awarded a certificate.

Schedule: Other Term, May 02-May 11
T         01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
T         06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
Th        01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             ARC MAIN CDC 100           
Th        06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             ARC MAIN CDC 100           
TTh       01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
TTh       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 341    Introduction to the Childbirth Support Profession: A DONA-Approved Birth Doula Workshop    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares individuals to become professional labor support providers (birth doulas) and meets the didactic requirements for certification as a birth doula through DONA (Doulas of North America) International. Course content is also beneficial for current healthcare providers and those preparing for professions in the perinatal field. This course provides a foundation in reproductive anatomy and physiology, fetal development, perinatal care practices, and clinical terminology. It covers professional standards and ethics, business practices, values clarification, and communication skills. It introduces techniques for providing comfort, examines methods for facilitating the labor process and supporting the mother-baby dyad, and focuses on the emotional and psychological aspects of the birth experience with its significance for women's future self-concept and self-efficacy.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 03-Jan 06
TWThF     09:00AM-04:05PM LEC K.Fox                ARC MAIN HeEd 700        20028 
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NURSE 400    Nursing, Patient, and Healthcare Concepts I    10.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: SPEECH 301
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 81 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces essential concepts of safe and effective nursing care for patients across the lifespan, utilizing the nursing process and evidence based practice. It focuses on the introduction of the wellness/illness continuum and the core competencies of clinical practice. The competencies include communication, leadership, patient centered care, professionalism, safety, teamwork and collaboration, evidence based practice, informatics and technology, and quality improvement. The clinical laboratory experience is designed to facilitate the fundamental acquisition of the core competencies of clinical practice. Emphasis is placed on health assessment across the lifespan, recognition of alterations from the norm, safety for patients and providers of care, interpersonal communication, patient centered care, ethics, and safe, evidence based technical skill interventions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
T         07:30AM-11:45AM LEC M.Kraft              ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
T         07:30AM-11:45AM LEC C.Harris-Neblett     ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
T         07:30AM-11:45AM LEC C.Garner             ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC M.Kraft              ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC C.Harris-Neblett     ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC C.Garner             ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC M.Kraft              ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC C.Harris-Neblett     ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC C.Garner             ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC M.Kraft              ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC C.Harris-Neblett     ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC C.Garner             ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC M.Kraft              ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
Mandatory Orientation: Friday, December 9, 2016     07:30AM to 3:00 in Rm HEED 710
Each student enrolled in NURSE 400 is required to attend this orientation.
Lecture also meets 4 Mondays: 2/6, 3/6, 3/27, 4/24.

M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC C.Harris-Neblett     ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
Mandatory Orientation: Friday, December 9, 2016     07:30AM to 3:00 in Rm HEED 710
Each student enrolled in NURSE 400 is required to attend this orientation.
Lecture also meets 4 Mondays: 2/6, 3/6, 3/27, 4/24.

M         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC C.Garner             ARC MAIN HeEd 713          
Mandatory Orientation: Friday, December 9, 2016     07:30AM to 3:00 in Rm HEED 710
Each student enrolled in NURSE 400 is required to attend this orientation.
Lecture also meets 4 Mondays: 2/6, 3/6, 3/27, 4/24.

ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB M.Kraft              ARC MAIN HeEd 710        10173 
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ThF       11:10AM-03:40PM LAB M.Kraft              ARC MAIN HeEd 714        10173 Textbook
ThF       02:30PM-07:00PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10173 Textbook
ThF       07:10PM-11:40PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10173 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB C.Harris-Neblett      TBA TBA                 10174 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:40PM LAB C.Harris-Neblett      TBA TBA                 10174 Textbook
ThF       06:00AM-10:30AM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     Off Campus Hospital      10174 Textbook
ThF       10:40AM-03:10PM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     Off Campus Hospital      10174 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB C.Garner              TBA TBA                 10890 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:40PM LAB C.Garner              TBA TBA                 10890 Textbook
ThF       06:00AM-10:30AM LAB C.Garner             Off Campus Hospital      10890 Textbook
ThF       10:40AM-03:10PM LAB C.Garner             Off Campus Hospital      10890 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB A.Arcure              TBA TBA                 10909 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:40PM LAB A.Arcure              TBA TBA                 10909 Textbook
ThF       06:00AM-10:30AM LAB A.Arcure             Off Campus Hospital      10909 Textbook
ThF       10:40AM-03:10PM LAB A.Arcure             Off Campus Hospital      10909 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 14-May 17
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      10176 
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ThF       06:15AM-10:45AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      10176 Textbook
ThF       10:55AM-03:10PM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      10176 Textbook
W         08:25AM-10:15AM LAB L.Nowicki            Off Campus Hospital      10177 Textbook
W         08:25AM-10:15AM LAB K.Herron             Off Campus Hospital      10177 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB L.Nowicki            Off Campus Hospital      10177 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB K.Herron             Off Campus Hospital      10177 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB L.Nowicki            Off Campus Hospital      10177 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB K.Herron             Off Campus Hospital      10177 Textbook
ThF       05:45AM-06:35AM LAB K.Fox                Off Campus Hospital      10178 Textbook
ThF       06:45AM-11:15AM LAB K.Fox                Off Campus Hospital      10178 Textbook
ThF       11:25AM-03:30PM LAB K.Fox                Off Campus Hospital      10178 Textbook
W         08:10AM-10:00AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      11852 Textbook
W         08:10AM-10:00AM LAB M.Reisinger          Off Campus Hospital      11852 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      11852 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB M.Reisinger          Off Campus Hospital      11852 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      11852 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB M.Reisinger          Off Campus Hospital      11852 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 14-May 17
M         08:00AM-12:50PM LEC K.Mentink            ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
M         08:00AM-12:50PM LEC S.Peterson           ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
M         08:00AM-12:50PM LEC J.Bonham             ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
TW        05:45AM-06:35AM LAB J.Bonham             Off Campus Hospital      10245 
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TW        06:45AM-11:15AM LAB J.Bonham             Off Campus Hospital      10245 Textbook
TW        11:25AM-03:30PM LAB J.Bonham             Off Campus Hospital      10245 Textbook
TW        06:15AM-10:45AM LAB K.Mentink            Off Campus Hospital      10246 Textbook
TW        10:55AM-03:25PM LAB K.Mentink            Off Campus Hospital      10246 Textbook
TW        05:45AM-06:35AM LAB S.Peterson           Off Campus Hospital      10247 Textbook
TW        06:45AM-11:15AM LAB S.Peterson           Off Campus Hospital      10247 Textbook
TW        11:25AM-03:30PM LAB S.Peterson           Off Campus Hospital      10247 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB P.Bagley             Off Campus Hospital      11853 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB J.Straub             Off Campus Hospital      11853 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB P.Bagley             Off Campus Hospital      11853 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB J.Straub             Off Campus Hospital      11853 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB P.Bagley             Off Campus Hospital      11853 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB J.Straub             Off Campus Hospital      11853 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 14-May 17
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      10249 
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TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB D.Aucoin-Ratcliff    Off Campus Hospital      10249 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB D.Aucoin-Ratcliff    Off Campus Hospital      10249 Textbook
TW        12:45PM-01:35PM LAB J.Kleemann           Off Campus Hospital      10250 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-06:15PM LAB J.Kleemann           Off Campus Hospital      10250 Textbook
TW        06:25PM-10:30PM LAB J.Kleemann           Off Campus Hospital      10250 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB L.Parrinella         Off Campus Hospital      10251 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB L.Parrinella         Off Campus Hospital      10251 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB L.Parrinella         Off Campus Hospital      10251 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB TBA                  Off Campus Hospital      13037 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB TBA                  Off Campus Hospital      13037 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB TBA                  Off Campus Hospital      13037 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB S.Parkman            Off Campus Hospital      13444 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB S.Parkman            Off Campus Hospital      13444 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB S.Parkman            Off Campus Hospital      13444 Textbook

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 9, 2016

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