Summer 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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NURSE 122    Strategies for Clinical Success    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into ARC nursing program .
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for incoming NURSE 400 nursing students who have little or no familiarity with hospital based nursing and are unaware of all the responsibilities a nurse has in a medical-surgical hospital unit. The focus of the course is achieving clinical success. Topics include Registered Nurse (RN) responsibilities, Kardex review, medical terminology, shift workflow and organization, worksheet formulation and utilization, and discussion of common laboratory and diagnostic tests.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 12-Aug 18
TWThF     09:00AM-01:30PM LEC J.Kleemann           ARC MAIN HeEd 710        10586 
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Class meets on August 12, 13, 17 and 18, 2010


NURSE 320    Medical Dosage Calculations    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 25 or higher
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: Eight Week - First, Jun 07-Jul 30
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Christiansen       ARC MAIN Online          10004 
Textbook
Optional Orientation: Monday, June 07    04:30PM-06:00PM    Rm 713
This course meets online. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


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. The 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 teaches 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, Jun 08-Jun 11
TWThF     08:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Fox                ARC MAIN HeEd 710        11044 
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TWThF     01:30PM-04:00PM LEC K.Fox                ARC MAIN HeEd 710        11044 Textbook
There is a morning and an afternoon session - to get credit you must stay for both. Total class time 08:00am - 04:00pm.

Summer 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 12, 2010