Fall 2017 Class Schedule (SCC)



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NURSE 315    Pharmacology and Implications for Nursing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: BIOL 100 (Introduction to Concepts of Human Anatomy and Physiology) with a "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the science of pharmacology and nursing. The role of the nurse in safely administering medications and evaluating the therapeutic response is emphasized. Drug classifications and their actions, interactions, and adverse effects, are specifically related to patient developmental stages and nursing professional standards.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN Online          16438 
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Online Class. Orientation will be online. See SCC elearning-Canvas for further details.

TBA       TBA             LEC G.Wagner             Off Campus Online        20409 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20409 - as of 8/11/17
Online Class. Orientation will be online. See SCC elearning-Canvas for further details.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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 12-Dec 08
M         07:00AM-08:50AM LEC L.Sheppard           SCC MAIN LUC 132         18496 
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On-Campus


NURSE 407    Fundamentals of Health and Nursing Care    12 Units

Prerequisite: See Enrollment limitations
Advisory: FCS 324, NUTRI 300, or PSYC 370; with grades of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Acceptance into the Registered (Associate Degree) Nursing Program and completion of 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 321 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 19-Dec 14
T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC B.Clark              SCC MAIN T08 2           17950 
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T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC L.Sheppard           SCC MAIN T08 2           17950 Textbook
T         07:30AM-12:00PM LEC F.Mesa               SCC MAIN T08 2           17950 Textbook
W         07:30AM-08:55AM LEC L.Sheppard           SCC MAIN T08 2           17950 Textbook
W         07:30AM-08:55AM LEC B.Clark              SCC MAIN T08 2           17950 Textbook
W         07:30AM-08:55AM LEC F.Mesa               SCC MAIN T08 2           17950 Textbook
W         09:10AM-10:00AM LAB L.Sheppard           SCC MAIN T08 2             
W         09:10AM-10:00AM LAB B.Clark              SCC MAIN T08 2             
W         09:10AM-10:00AM LAB F.Mesa               SCC MAIN T08 2             
W         10:40AM-02:15PM LAB B.Clark              Off Campus Hospital        
W         10:40AM-02:15PM LAB L.Sheppard           Off Campus Hospital        
W         10:40AM-02:15PM LAB F.Mesa               Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:35AM LAB B.Clark              Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:35AM LAB L.Sheppard           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       07:00AM-10:35AM LAB F.Mesa               Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       11:10AM-01:40PM LAB L.Sheppard           Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       11:10AM-01:40PM LAB B.Clark              Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       11:10AM-01:40PM LAB F.Mesa               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 19-Dec 14
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Holt               SCC MAIN T04 1           17952 
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T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Siu                SCC MAIN T04 1           17952 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC L.Fujikawa           SCC MAIN T04 1           17952 Textbook
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Holt               SCC MAIN T04 1           17952 Textbook
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC L.Fujikawa           SCC MAIN T04 1           17952 Textbook
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC J.Siu                SCC MAIN T04 1           17952 Textbook
W         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB J.Holt               SCC MAIN T04 1             
W         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB J.Siu                SCC MAIN T04 1             
W         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB L.Fujikawa           SCC MAIN T04 1             
W         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB S.Hernandez          SCC MAIN T04 1             
ThF       06:30AM-02:45PM LAB J.Holt               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 S.Hernandez          Off Campus Hospital        


NURSE 427    Nursing Complex Health Problems Through the Life Cycle    12 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 417 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 emphasizes theory and clinical experiences related to helping patients and families adapt to complex pathophysiological and pathopsychological stressors. This course 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 and spiritual diversity, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and legal/ethical principles. Course emphasis is on mental health and psychopathology, 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 19-Dec 14
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Manuel             SCC MAIN T06 1           18108 
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T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC M.Iredale            SCC MAIN T06 1           18108 Textbook
T         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN T06 1           18108 Textbook
W         10:05AM-12:55PM LEC M.Manuel             SCC MAIN T06 1           18108 Textbook
W         10:05AM-12:55PM LEC G.Wagner             SCC MAIN T06 1           18108 Textbook
W         01:30PM-05:05PM LAB G.Wagner             Off Campus Hospital        
W         01:30PM-05:05PM LAB S.Paden              Off Campus Hospital        
W         01:30PM-05:05PM LAB S.Hernandez          Off Campus Hospital        
W         01:30PM-05:05PM LAB R.Javier             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-03:00PM LAB S.Paden              Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-03:00PM LAB G.Wagner             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-03:00PM LAB S.Hernandez          Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:30AM-03:00PM LAB R.Javier             Off Campus Hospital        


NURSE 437    Nursing in Complex and Multiple Patient Care    12 Units

Prerequisite: NURSE 427 with a grade 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,and 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 19-Dec 14
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC D.Lucien             SCC MAIN T06 1           18110 
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T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Triphon            SCC MAIN T06 1           18110 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:50AM LEC M.Iredale            SCC MAIN T06 1           18110 Textbook
W         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC D.Lucien             SCC MAIN T06 1           18110 Textbook
W         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Triphon            SCC MAIN T06 1           18110 Textbook
W         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC M.Iredale            SCC MAIN T06 1           18110 Textbook
W         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB D.Lucien             Off Campus Hospital        
W         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB M.Iredale            Off Campus Hospital        
W         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB J.Triphon            Off Campus Hospital        
W         11:00AM-02:05PM LAB J.Lothrop            Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-03:20PM LAB D.Lucien             Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-03:20PM LAB J.Triphon            Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-03:20PM LAB M.Iredale            Off Campus Hospital        
ThF       06:35AM-03:20PM LAB J.Lothrop            Off Campus Hospital        

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2017