Summer 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)

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NURSE 305    Transition to Nursing, Patient, and Healthcare Concepts for the Associate Degree Nurse    5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the career mobility track of the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This bridge course is designed for the California Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) who is admitted for advanced placement into the second year of the Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nursing) Program. It introduces the concept based curriculum and the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to nursing. It focuses on nursing management of the patient's response to health alterations as well as health promotion through the application of nursing knowledge, nursing process, and evidence based practice. The clinical laboratory experience is designed to facilitate the development of the core competencies of clinical practice: communication, leadership, patient centered care, professionalism, safety, teamwork and collaboration, evidence based practice, informatics and technology, and quality improvement. Emphasis is placed on health assessment across the lifespan, family communication, patient education, teamwork and collaboration, role transition, clinical judgment, and management of care.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 06-Jun 23
TWThF     09:30AM-02:00PM LEC S.Parkman            ARC MAIN HeEd 716          
TWThF     09:30AM-02:00PM LEC D.Johnston           ARC MAIN HeEd 716          

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 27-Jul 14
TWThF     05:45AM-06:35AM LAB A.Marchi             Off Campus Hospital      10266 
TWThF     06:45AM-11:15AM LAB A.Marchi             Off Campus Hospital      10266 Textbook
TWThF     11:25AM-03:15PM LAB A.Marchi             Off Campus Hospital      10266 Textbook

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: Six Week - Second, Jun 19-Jul 28
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Marchi             ARC MAIN Online          10780 
One on campus meeting on 6/19/17 from 9:00am to 11:00am in HEED 713. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at

Summer 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: August 9, 2017