Fall 2013 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 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN Online          15977 
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Online Class. Orientation: Classroom orientation will be online. See D2L for further details.


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. It is strongly recommended that students complete all general education requirements (Area I-VI) and competency requirements (reading, writing, and mathematics) prior to application to 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 24-Dec 19
T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC S.Carriere           SCC MAIN MOH 35          18302 
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T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC J.Johnson            SCC MAIN MOH 35          18302 Textbook
T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC B.Clark              SCC MAIN MOH 35          18302 Textbook
W         07:30AM-08:55AM LEC S.Carriere           SCC MAIN MOH 35          18302 Textbook
W         07:30AM-08:55AM LEC J.Johnson            SCC MAIN MOH 35          18302 Textbook
W         07:30AM-08:55AM LEC B.Clark              SCC MAIN MOH 35          18302 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 B.Clark              SCC MAIN MOH 35            
W         10:40AM-02:15PM LAB S.Carriere           Off Campus Hospital        
W         10:40AM-02:15PM LAB J.Johnson            Off Campus Hospital        
W         10:40AM-02:15PM LAB B.Clark              Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:35AM LAB S.Carriere           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:35AM LAB J.Johnson            Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:35AM LAB B.Clark              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 B.Clark              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 24-Dec 19
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Siu                SCC MAIN MOH 27          18306 
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T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Holt               SCC MAIN MOH 27          18306 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC L.Fujikawa           SCC MAIN MOH 27          18306 Textbook
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Siu                SCC MAIN MOH 27          18306 Textbook
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Holt               SCC MAIN MOH 27          18306 Textbook
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC L.Fujikawa           SCC MAIN MOH 27          18306 Textbook
W         12:00PM-03:20PM LAB J.Siu                Off Campus Hospital        
W         12:00PM-03:20PM LAB J.Holt               Off Campus Hospital        
W         12:00PM-03:20PM LAB L.Fujikawa           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-02:45PM LAB J.Siu                Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-02:45PM LAB J.Holt               Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-02:45PM LAB L.Fujikawa           Off Campus Hospital        


NURSE 426    Nursing in Health Problems Through the Adult Years    4 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 417 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: NURSE 427
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes theory and clinical experiences related to helping medical surgical adult and older adult patients adapt to acute and chronic pathophysiological stressors in preventative, restorative, or rehabilitative settings. Content focuses on using clinical reasoning, the nursing process and evidence-based practice in delivery of patient-centered care. The concepts of safety, human development, nutrition, communication, sexuality, cultural/spiritual diversity, self-advocacy, legal/ethical aspects, pharmacology, and pathophysiology are integrated in the course. Emphasis is given to clinical decision making, critical thinking, quality improvement, teamwork, and collaboration for the medical surgical adult patient. Learning experiences provide students with opportunities to acquire new clinical skills and apply previously learned principles and concepts in a variety of clinical settings including the simulation lab.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         01:05PM-02:55PM LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN MOH 21          19292 
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W         01:05PM-03:35PM LAB G.Wagner             Off Campus Hospital        
W         01:05PM-03:35PM LAB K.Sang               Off Campus Hospital        
W         01:05PM-03:35PM LAB M.Manuel             Off Campus Hospital        
W         01:05PM-03:35PM LAB M.Flotte             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-08:20AM LAB G.Wagner             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-08:20AM LAB K.Sang               Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-08:20AM LAB M.Manuel             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-08:20AM LAB M.Flotte             Off Campus Hospital        


NURSE 427    Nursing Complex Health Problems Through the Life Cycle    8 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 417 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: NURSE 426
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nursing) program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 216 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes theory and clinical experiences related to helping patients/families adapt to complex pathophysiological and pathopsychological stressors. Third semester focuses on the care of the medical/surgical and psychiatric nursing patient to meet his/her needs for risk reduction and optimal wellness in preventative, restorative, or rehabilitative settings. The sub-concepts integrated throughout the course include safety, human development, nutrition, sexuality, cultural/spiritual diversity, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and legal/ethical principles. Course emphasis is on mental health and psychopathology, acute advanced medical surgical content, end-of-life care, and evaluation of patient-centered outcomes. Learning experiences in the classroom, simulation lab, and clinical setting provide students the opportunity to utilize critical thinking, evidence-based practice, technology, teamwork, collaboration, clinical decision-making, and interdisciplinary communication principles in the delivery of quality nursing care.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         03:30PM-04:20PM LEC M.Manuel             SCC MAIN MOH 21          19296 
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T         03:30PM-04:20PM LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN MOH 21          19296 Textbook
W         08:45AM-12:00PM LEC M.Manuel              TBA TBA                 19296 Textbook
W         08:45AM-12:00PM LEC G.Wagner              TBA TBA                 19296 Textbook
W         03:45PM-05:50PM LAB M.Manuel             Off Campus Hospital        
W         03:45PM-05:50PM LAB K.Sang               Off Campus Hospital        
W         03:45PM-05:50PM LAB G.Wagner             Off Campus Hospital        
W         03:45PM-05:50PM LAB A.Navarro            Off Campus Hospital        
W         03:45PM-05:50PM LAB W.Muha               Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       08:30AM-02:25PM LAB M.Manuel             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       08:30AM-02:25PM LAB G.Wagner             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       08:30AM-02:25PM LAB K.Sang               Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       08:30AM-02:25PM LAB W.Muha               Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       08:30AM-02:25PM LAB A.Navarro            Off Campus Hospital        


NURSE 437    Nursing in Complex and Multiple Patient Care    12 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 426 and 427 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nursing) program
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: This final semester course presents theory and evidence-based practice related to multiple patient assignments for patients with complex, critical health problems in the acute medical surgical setting. The student will use the nursing process to provide for the patient's basic human needs in a safe and effective care environment. The learning experiences in the classroom, simulation lab, acute hospital setting, including clinical preceptorships, provide the student with opportunities to continue refining assessment skills, emphasizing priority setting, time management, clinical decision making, critical thinking, leadership, management, ethical/legal concepts, teamwork, and collaboration. There is continued integration of the curriculum framework and sub-concepts throughout the course, including basic human needs, life cycle development, communication, nutrition, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and cultural/spiritual diversity. There is emphasis on entry-level nursing practice, the professional nursing role, use of informatics, quality improvement, and current health care policy and finance.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Triphon            SCC MAIN MOH 21          19300 
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T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lucien             SCC MAIN MOH 21          19300 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Ingalls            SCC MAIN MOH 21          19300 Textbook
W         07:45AM-09:50AM LEC J.Triphon            SCC MAIN MOH 21          19300 Textbook
W         07:45AM-09:50AM LEC D.Lucien             SCC MAIN MOH 21          19300 Textbook
W         07:45AM-09:50AM LEC J.Ingalls            SCC MAIN MOH 21          19300 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 J.Ingalls            Off Campus Hospital        
W         11:00AM-01:05PM LAB S.Sprowl             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 J.Ingalls            Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-03:20PM LAB S.Sprowl             Off Campus Hospital        

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014