Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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VN 120    Meeting Adult Basic Health Needs    14 Units

Prerequisite: See Enrollment Limitations
Enrollment Limitation: BIOL 100 with a grade of "B" or better; AH 110, FCS 340, and FCS 324 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 in these three (3) courses. ENGRD 11 with a grade of "C" or better or placement through the assessment process if applicant does not have an AA Degree or higher; and, acceptance into the Vocational Nursing Program.
Hours: 144 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: This course is an orientation to Vocational Nursing and role of the Vocational Nurse within the health care team, including historical, ethical, and legal aspects. Theory and practice introduces the nursing process and related concepts (basic human needs, life-cycle development, health-illness continuum, and major health problems related to cardiovascular/respiratory nutrition-elimination, mobility (activity and exercise), hormonal disturbances, and surgical interventions. Fundamental skills and responsibilities involved in patient care, including medication administration, principles of communication, health teaching, cultural diversity, and human sexuality are included. Emphasis is on assessment of patient needs and basic nursing interventions for adults of all ages.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MTh       08:00AM-12:10PM LEC L.Sheppard           SCC MAIN MOH 31          23954 
Textbook
MTh       08:00AM-12:10PM LEC S.Sapp               SCC MAIN MOH 31          23954 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB L.Sheppard           Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB S.Sapp               Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:40PM LAB L.Sheppard           Off Campus Hospital        
 



VN 130    Meeting Health Needs of All Age Groups    12 Units

Prerequisite: VN 120 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Vocational Nursing program
Hours: 108 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: Students apply theory in utilizing the nursing process to meet the needs of : 1) adult patients with major health problems related to more complex regulatory, cardio-vascular/respiratory, and reproductive disturbances; 2) mothers during the maternity cycle and newborns; 3) hospitalized children of various ages. Emphasis is on increasing independence in the implementation of care of the patient. Focus is also directed at enhancing contribution of data to the care plans under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Concepts and principles related to legal and ethical aspects, communications, health teaching, cultural diversity, and human sexuality are applied in a variety of clinical settings and with patients of all ages.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Strella            SCC MAIN MOH 21          27508 
Textbook
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Triphon            SCC MAIN MOH 21          27508 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Strella            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB J.Triphon            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:40PM LAB C.Strella            Off Campus Hospital        


VN 140    Meeting Complex Adult Health Needs    12 Units

Prerequisite: VN 130 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: PSYC 300
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Vocational Nursing program
Hours: 108 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: Students apply course theory in utilizing the nursing process to meet the needs of adult patients of all ages with major health problems related to more complex regulatory, elimination, cardiovascular/respiratory, and nutritional disorders. Emphasis is on understanding all steps of the nursing process and identifying the role of the Vocational Nurse related to nursing process.Principles related to legal and bio-ethical aspects, communication, health teaching, cultural diversity, and human sexuality are included. Management principles, the Vocational Nursing Practice Act, professional organizations, resume writing, and job search are presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.Warrell            SCC MAIN MOH 27          23956 
Textbook
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Jackson            SCC MAIN MOH 27          23956 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB P.Warrell            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB B.Jackson            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:40PM LAB P.Warrell            Off Campus Hospital        


Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011