Fall 2015 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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, Sep 21-Nov 09
MTWTh     12:00PM-04:30PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN HeEd 716        10946 
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MTW       12:00PM-04:30PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN HeEd 716        10946 Textbook
M         12:00PM-04:30PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN HeEd 716        10946 Textbook
W         12:00PM-04:30PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN HeEd 716        10946 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 01-Nov 13
Th        01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Young              Off Campus Hospital        
Th        01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
Th        06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Young              Off Campus Hospital        
Th        06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
TWTh      01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Young              Off Campus Hospital        
TWTh      01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
TWTh      06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Young              Off Campus Hospital        
TWTh      06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Young              Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Young              Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
T         01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Young              Off Campus Hospital        
T         01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
T         06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Young              Off Campus Hospital        
Required Orientation: August 17, 2015 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm 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.
Theory dates:
9/21, 9/22, 9/23, 9/24, 9/28, 9/29, 9/30, 10/5, 10/7, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9
Lab dates:
10/1, 10/6, 10/8, 10/13, 10/14, 10/15, 10/20, 10/21, 10/22, 10/27, 10/28, 10/29, 11/3, 11/4, 11/5, 11/6*, 11/10, 11/12, 11/13*
*Only J. Young will teach on 11/6 and only J. Blaney will teach on 11/13.


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, Nov 14-Nov 21
SaSu      10:00AM-01:30PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 710        20701 
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SaSu      02:00PM-06:05PM LEC J.Blaney             ARC MAIN HeEd 710        20701 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 16-Nov 19
MTWTh     12:00PM-03:20PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN HeEd 716        11534 Textbook
MWTh      03:30PM-06:05PM LEC J.Young              ARC MAIN HeEd 716        11534 Textbook
T         03:30PM-06:05PM LEC J.Young               TBA TBA                 11534 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 20-Nov 25
MTWF      01:30PM-06:00PM LAB J.Young              Off Campus Hospital        
MTWF      06:10PM-08:00PM LAB J.Young              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).

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 22-Dec 06
SaSu      12:15PM-04:45PM LAB J.Blaney             Off Campus Hospital        
SaSu      04:55PM-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 310    Pharmacology and Implications for Health Care Practitioners    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents the principles of drug therapy as they apply to treating disease and maintaining health. It covers the metabolism and action of drugs, absorption, duration of action, distribution in the body, and adverse drug reactions. Major drug classes are included, as well as their related implications for people receiving these drugs. How these drugs affect the body systems are also covered. Administration of the medications according to nursing professional standards and health care professionals are discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 22-Dec 17
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Ruckels            ARC MAIN Online          10003 
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Online Orientation. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         02:15PM-03:35PM LEC C.Garner             ARC MAIN HeEd 710        11537 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Christiansen       ARC MAIN Online          11229 Textbook
Online Orientation. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


NURSE 391    Supporting the Mother-Baby Connection: Evidence-Based Practices for Perinatal Care    1 Unit

Same As: HLACT 301
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for practicing health care professionals as well as students preparing to enter the fields of nursing, nutrition, health education, or early childhood development. It focuses on the physiology of attachment, bonding, and breastfeeding and the short- and long-term impacts of perinatal care practices on the mother-baby dyad. It grapples with the challenges of applying best-practice guidelines and model hospital policies to alleviate barriers for mothers choosing exclusive breastfeeding and creating environments that support maternal-infant biology and the newborn's natural capabilities, allowing improved outcomes with less time and effort. This course meets Board of Registered Nursing continuing education requirements and, when combined with requisite supervised clinical experience, fulfills all criteria for staff education as set by the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. This course is not open to students who have completed HLACT 301.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 02-Oct 23
F         07:30AM-11:20AM LEC K.Fox                ARC MAIN HeEd 710        20538 
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F         12:00PM-04:50PM LEC K.Fox                ARC MAIN HeEd 710        20538 Textbook
F         07:30AM-11:20AM LEC K.Fox                ARC MAIN HeEd 710        20538 Textbook
F         12:00PM-04:50PM LEC K.Fox                ARC MAIN HeEd 710        20538 Textbook
This class will be two Friday's: 10/2 and 10/23. Students must attend both morning and afternoon sessions on both days to receive credit.


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, Aug 22-Dec 17
T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC C.Harris-Neblett     ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
Required Orientations: Friday, May 15, 2015 from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm AND Friday, May 22, 2015 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in room 710. Each student enrolled in Nurse 400 is required to attend both orientation sessions.

T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC M.Kraft              ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
Required Orientations: Friday, May 15, 2015 from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm AND Friday, May 22, 2015 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in room 710. Each student enrolled in Nurse 400 is required to attend both orientation sessions.

T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC C.Garner             ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
Required Orientations: Friday, May 15, 2015 from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm AND Friday, May 22, 2015 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in room 710. Each student enrolled in Nurse 400 is required to attend both orientation sessions.

W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     ARC MAIN HeEd 710        10191 
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W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     Off Campus Hospital      10191 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     Off Campus Hospital      10191 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB C.Harris-Neblett     Off Campus Hospital      10191 Textbook
The Wednesday morning lab time is on campus in HEED 710.

W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB M.Kraft               TBA TBA                 10192 Textbook
W         03:30PM-05:00PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10192 Textbook
ThF       02:30PM-07:00PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10192 Textbook
ThF       07:10PM-09:30PM LAB M.Kraft              Off Campus Hospital      10192 Textbook
The Wednesday morning lab time is on campus in HEED 710.

W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB C.Garner              TBA TBA                 10193 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB C.Garner             Off Campus Hospital      10193 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB C.Garner             Off Campus Hospital      10193 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB C.Garner             Off Campus Hospital      10193 Textbook
The Wednesday morning lab time is on campus in HEED 710.

W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB M.Leard               TBA TBA                 11228 Textbook
W         07:00AM-10:35AM LAB T.Williams            TBA TBA                 11228 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB T.Williams           Off Campus Hospital      11228 Textbook
W         12:30PM-02:00PM LAB M.Leard              Off Campus Hospital      11228 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB T.Williams           Off Campus Hospital      11228 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB M.Leard              Off Campus Hospital      11228 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB T.Williams           Off Campus Hospital      11228 Textbook
The Wednesday morning lab time is on campus in HEED 710.

ThF       11:10AM-01:30PM LAB M.Leard              Off Campus Hospital      11228 Textbook
The Wednesday morning lab time is on campus in HEED 710.


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, Aug 22-Dec 17
W         11:00AM-03:30PM LEC L.Nowicki            ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
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         08:25AM-10:15AM LAB L.Nowicki            Off Campus Hospital      10195 
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W         08:25AM-10:15AM LAB A.Arcure             Off Campus Hospital      10195 Textbook
W         08:25AM-10:15AM LAB L.Wilson             Off Campus Hospital      10195 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB L.Nowicki            Off Campus Hospital      10195 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB L.Wilson             Off Campus Hospital      10195 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB A.Arcure             Off Campus Hospital      10195 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB L.Nowicki            Off Campus Hospital      10195 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB L.Wilson             Off Campus Hospital      10195 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB A.Arcure             Off Campus Hospital      10195 Textbook
W         07:40AM-09:30AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      10196 Textbook
ThF       06:15AM-10:45AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      10196 Textbook
ThF       10:55AM-03:10PM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      10196 Textbook
ThF       05:45AM-06:35AM LAB W.Nichols            Off Campus Hospital      10197 Textbook
ThF       05:45AM-06:35AM LAB M.Evans              Off Campus Hospital      10197 Textbook
ThF       06:45AM-11:15AM LAB M.Evans              Off Campus Hospital      10197 Textbook
ThF       06:45AM-11:15AM LAB W.Nichols            Off Campus Hospital      10197 Textbook
ThF       11:25AM-03:30PM LAB M.Evans              Off Campus Hospital      10197 Textbook
ThF       11:25AM-03:30PM LAB W.Nichols            Off Campus Hospital      10197 Textbook
W         08:25AM-10:15AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      20162 Textbook
W         08:25AM-10:15AM LAB M.Leard              Off Campus Hospital      20162 Textbook
W         08:25AM-10:15AM LAB M.Reisinger          Off Campus Hospital      20162 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      20162 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB M.Leard              Off Campus Hospital      20162 Textbook
ThF       06:30AM-11:00AM LAB M.Reisinger          Off Campus Hospital      20162 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB D.Johnston           Off Campus Hospital      20162 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB M.Leard              Off Campus Hospital      20162 Textbook
ThF       11:10AM-03:25PM LAB M.Reisinger          Off Campus Hospital      20162 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, Aug 22-Dec 17
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 D.Finn-Romero        ARC MAIN HeEd 710          
TW        05:45AM-06:35AM LAB J.Bonham             Off Campus Hospital      10288 
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TW        06:45AM-11:15AM LAB J.Bonham             Off Campus Hospital      10288 Textbook
TW        11:25AM-03:30PM LAB J.Bonham             Off Campus Hospital      10288 Textbook
TW        05:45AM-06:35AM LAB D.Finn-Romero        Off Campus Hospital      10289 Textbook
TW        06:45AM-11:15AM LAB D.Finn-Romero        Off Campus Hospital      10289 Textbook
TW        11:25AM-03:30PM LAB D.Finn-Romero        Off Campus Hospital      10289 Textbook
M         01:00PM-01:50PM LAB K.Mentink            ARC MAIN HeEd 710        10290 Textbook
TW        06:30AM-11:00AM LAB K.Mentink            Off Campus Hospital      10290 Textbook
TW        11:10AM-03:40PM LAB K.Mentink            Off Campus Hospital      10290 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB P.Bagley             Off Campus Hospital      11442 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB M.Pryde              Off Campus Hospital      11442 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB P.Bagley             Off Campus Hospital      11442 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB M.Pryde              Off Campus Hospital      11442 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB P.Bagley             Off Campus Hospital      11442 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB M.Pryde              Off Campus Hospital      11442 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB J.Straub             Off Campus Hospital      19401 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB J.Straub             Off Campus Hospital      19401 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB J.Straub             Off Campus Hospital      19401 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, Aug 22-Dec 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      10292 
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TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB E.Gragg              Off Campus Hospital      10292 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB D.Aucoin-Ratcliff    Off Campus Hospital      10292 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB E.Gragg              Off Campus Hospital      10292 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB D.Aucoin-Ratcliff    Off Campus Hospital      10292 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB E.Gragg              Off Campus Hospital      10292 Textbook
TW        12:45PM-01:35PM LAB J.Kleemann           Off Campus Hospital      10293 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-06:15PM LAB J.Kleemann           Off Campus Hospital      10293 Textbook
TW        06:25PM-10:30PM LAB J.Kleemann           Off Campus Hospital      10293 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB L.Parrinella         Off Campus Hospital      11443 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB L.Parrinella         Off Campus Hospital      11443 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB L.Parrinella         Off Campus Hospital      11443 Textbook
TW        01:45PM-02:35PM LAB R.Mitchell           Off Campus Hospital      19404 Textbook
TW        02:45PM-07:15PM LAB R.Mitchell           Off Campus Hospital      19404 Textbook
TW        07:25PM-11:30PM LAB R.Mitchell           Off Campus Hospital      19404 Textbook

Fall 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: December 8, 2015