Fall 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)

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NURSE 315    Pharmacology and Implications for Nursing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will detail the principles of pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacotherapeutics, and adverse drug reactions. The major drug classes and related nursing implications for people receiving drugs that affect the body systems, prevent and treat pain, infections, malignant neoplasms, and seizure disorders will be discussed. In addition, drugs that alter psychogenic behavior and sleep patterns will be presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN Online          16083 
Online Class. Orientation: Classroom orientation will be online. See D2L for further details.

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN Online          19647 Textbook
Online Class. Orientation: Classroom orientation will be online. See D2L for further details.

NURSE 325    Medical Dosage Calculations    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares students to accurately calculate oral and parenteral drug dosages for medication administration. Students will learn three systems of measurement and conversion from one system to another. Basic flow rates of IV fluids will be covered. Course content will also include: 1) review of basic arithmetic operations used in dosage calculations; 2) interpretation of drug labels; 3) common medical abbreviations used in dosage calculations; 4) use of the following methods: basic formulas, ratio and proportion, fractional equation, and dimensional analysis in dosage calculations. Calculators will not be used in this course.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
F         07:00AM-09:05AM LEC L.Sheppard           SCC MAIN MOH 35          19648 

NURSE 371    Focused Learning in the Associate Degree Nursing Program    1-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: See enrollment limitations.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Registered (Associate Degree) Nursing Program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course offers strategies to enhance student success in each of the four semesters of the Registered (Associate Degree) Nursing Program and in the National Licensure Examination for Nurses after graduation. This course assesses personal aptitudes, learning styles, strengths, and weaknesses in written and verbal communication and potential barriers to successful completion of the nursing program. The course includes the development of personal and professional support systems and development of a purposeful analytic process that results in reasoned decisions and judgments as a healthcare professional. The goal will be to level focused learning from simple to complex as students advance through the nursing program. Course content will address the specific needs of the students as they adapt to clinical, theory, and evaluation methods required in the nursing classes and includes evaluation of mastery of the concurrent Registered (Associate Degree) Nursing Program course objectives and remediation before the final examination. This course utilizes Regional Health Occupations Resource Centers (RHORC) Student Success materials and online testing and remediation resources that supplement and review the Registered (Associate Degree) Nursing Program content. This course is graded Pass/No Pass and may be taken four times for credit, provided no course topics are repeated, for a maximum of six units. This course was formerly known as NURSE 370.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Holt                TBA TBA                 18609 

NURSE 407    Fundamentals of Health and Nursing Care    12 Units

Prerequisite: See Enrollment Limitations
Advisory: FCS 324, FCS 340, FCS 480, NUTRI 300, NUTRI 480, or PSYC 370; with grades of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: BIOL 430, BIOL 431, and BIOL 440 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. PSYC 300 or PSYC 480; ENGWR 300 or ENGWR 480 or, COMM 301 or COMM 331; SOC 300 or SOC 480 or ANTH 310 or ANTH 481 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better. All general education requirements (Area I-IV) and competency requirements (reading, writing and mathematics) must be completed prior to the start of the program.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: This course utilizes the conceptual framework of the curriculum (Basic Human Needs, Life Cycle Development, Health Illness Continuum, Significant Health Problems, and Stress Adaptation) to provide the foundation for the following three semesters of the program. It includes an introduction to professional nursing, its evolution, present trends and issues, legal aspects, and concepts underlying current practice. Basic principles of delegation, management, teamwork, and collaboration are introduced and integrated into appropriate content. The theory and related clinical experiences prepare the student to apply the nursing process when providing direct patient care to patients with common medical surgical problems, with a focus on basic human needs. The student is introduced to critical thinking and clinical decision-making, while using evidence-based practice to support patients' adaptive mechanisms for attaining and maintaining wellness during early, middle and late adulthood. The sub concepts integrated throughout the course are personal hygiene, safety, nutrition, communication, human sexuality, cultural/spiritual diversity, legal/ethical aspects, pharmacology, and pathophysiology. Emphasis is given to the promotion of health and risk reduction in adults and elders in theory, clinical, and the simulation lab.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC S.Carriere           SCC MAIN MOH 35          19652 
T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC J.Johnson            SCC MAIN MOH 35          19652 Textbook
T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC N.Zupancic           SCC MAIN MOH 35          19652 Textbook
W         07:30AM-08:55AM LEC S.Carriere           SCC MAIN MOH 35          19652 Textbook
W         07:30AM-08:55AM LEC J.Johnson            SCC MAIN MOH 35          19652 Textbook
W         07:30AM-08:55AM LEC N.Zupancic           SCC MAIN MOH 35          19652 Textbook
W         09:10AM-10:00AM LAB S.Carriere           SCC MAIN MOH 35            
W         09:10AM-10:00AM LAB J.Johnson            SCC MAIN MOH 35            
W         09:10AM-10:00AM LAB N.Zupancic           SCC MAIN MOH 35            
W         09:10AM-10:00AM LAB E.Guzzetta           SCC MAIN MOH 35            
W         10:40AM-02:20PM LAB S.Carriere           Off Campus Hospital        
W         10:40AM-02:20PM LAB J.Johnson            Off Campus Hospital        
W         10:40AM-02:20PM LAB N.Zupancic           Off Campus Hospital        
W         10:40AM-02:20PM LAB E.Guzzetta           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:40AM LAB S.Carriere           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:40AM LAB J.Johnson            Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:40AM LAB N.Zupancic           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:40AM LAB E.Guzzetta           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       11:10AM-01:40PM LAB S.Carriere           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       11:10AM-01:40PM LAB J.Johnson            Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       11:10AM-01:40PM LAB N.Zupancic           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       11:10AM-01:40PM LAB E.Guzzetta           Off Campus Hospital        

NURSE 417    Nursing and Health Maintenance Through the Lifecycle    12 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 407 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nursing) program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: This course continues integration of the conceptual framework of the curriculum (Basic Human Needs, Life Cycle Development, Health Illness Continuum, Significant Health Problems, and Stress Adaptation). The second semester provides theory and clinical experiences for medical surgical, pediatric, and maternal-child patients in need of preventative, restorative, or rehabilitative nursing care, in acute, home, or community settings. Content focuses on application of patient-centered care and health promotion principles to prevent illness and achieve optimum wellness. There is emphasis on the utilization of the nursing process, critical thinking, evidence-based practice, safety, life cycle development, nutrition, communication, human sexuality, cultural/spiritual diversity, self-advocacy, legal/ethical aspects, quality improvement, teamwork and collaboration, pharmacology, and pathophysiology. Learning experiences provide students with opportunities to acquire new clinical skills, develop clinical judgment, use reflective practice, and apply previously learned concepts and principles in a variety of settings including the classroom, clinical, and simulation lab.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Siu                SCC MAIN MOH 27          19656 
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Holt               SCC MAIN MOH 27          19656 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC L.Fujikawa           SCC MAIN MOH 27          19656 Textbook
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Siu                SCC MAIN MOH 27          19656 Textbook
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Holt               SCC MAIN MOH 27          19656 Textbook
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC L.Fujikawa           SCC MAIN MOH 27          19656 Textbook
W         12:00PM-03:20PM LAB J.Siu                Off Campus Hospital        
W         12:00PM-03:20PM LAB L.Fujikawa           Off Campus Hospital        
W         12:00PM-03:20PM LAB J.Holt               Off Campus Hospital        
W         12:00PM-03:20PM LAB C.Strella            Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-02:45PM LAB J.Siu                Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-02:45PM LAB L.Fujikawa           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-02:45PM LAB J.Holt               Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-02:45PM LAB C.Strella            Off Campus Hospital        

NURSE 425    Nursing Complex Health Problems Throughout the Life Cycle    11 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 415 with a grade of "C" or better; Completion of SOC 300 or ANTH 310 with a grade of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nursing) program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 90 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes theory and clinical experiences related to helping patients/families adapt to pathophysiological and pathopsychological stressors in addition to assisting patients of all ages in meeting their health promotion needs. Content focuses on the application of medical/surgical principles for adult/pediatric patients and application of psychiatric nursing principles for adult/pediatric mental health patients. The sub-concepts integrated throughout the course include pathophysiology, psychpathophysiology, pharmacology, mental health disorders, adult acute/chronic illnesses and pediatric acute/chronic illnesses, family/patient centered care, health promotion, illness prevention, community health, end-of-life and palliative care, rehabilitative concepts, and evaluation of patient centered nursing outcomes. Learning experiences in the classroom and clinical settings provide students the opportunity to utilize the nursing process as well as organizational, decision-making, critical thinking, interdisciplinary communication, and delegation skills when helping patients of all ages attain optimal physical and mental health.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         01:00PM-03:50PM LEC M.Manuel             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17409 
T         01:00PM-03:50PM LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17409 Textbook
W         10:00AM-12:10PM LEC M.Manuel             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17409 Textbook
W         10:00AM-12:10PM LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17409 Textbook
W         01:05PM-04:20PM LAB M.Manuel             Off Campus Hospital        
W         01:05PM-04:20PM LAB G.Wagner             Off Campus Hospital        
W         01:05PM-04:20PM LAB K.Sang               Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-02:40PM LAB M.Manuel             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-02:40PM LAB G.Wagner             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-02:40PM LAB K.Sang               Off Campus Hospital        

NURSE 435    Complex and Multiple Patient Care    10 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 425 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: NURSE 445
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nursing) program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: The last semester course focuses on theory and practice related to multiple patient assignments and to caring for patients with complex health problems. The learning experiences provide the student with the opportunity to continue developing skills, emphasizing organization, priority setting, decision making, critical thinking, leadership, management, delegating, and ethical and legal personal accountability. Clinical experiences may include, but are not limited to, acute, subacute, extended care, home health care, and hospice.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Triphon            SCC MAIN MOH 21          17411 
T         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC D.Lucien             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17411 Textbook
T         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC K.Allen              SCC MAIN MOH 21          17411 Textbook
W         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Triphon            SCC MAIN MOH 21          17411 Textbook
W         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC D.Lucien             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17411 Textbook
W         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC K.Allen              SCC MAIN MOH 21          17411 Textbook
W         11:00AM-01:05PM LAB J.Triphon            Off Campus Hospital        
W         11:00AM-01:05PM LAB D.Lucien             Off Campus Hospital        
W         11:00AM-01:05PM LAB K.Allen              Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-03:20PM LAB J.Triphon            Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-03:20PM LAB D.Lucien             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-03:20PM LAB K.Allen              Off Campus Hospital        

NURSE 445    Clinical Seminar    .5 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 425 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: NURSE 435
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nursing) program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide supplemental clinical information related to current nursing practice and health care issues.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Triphon            SCC MAIN MOH 21          18295 

T         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Lucien             SCC MAIN MOH 21          18295 Textbook

T         10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Allen              SCC MAIN MOH 21          18295 Textbook

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2013