Spring 2015 Class Schedule (SCC)



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VN 120    Meeting Adult Basic Health Needs    12 Units

Prerequisite: See Enrollment Limitations
Enrollment Limitation: BIOL 100 with a grade of "B" or better; or BIOL 430 and BIOL 431 with grade of "B" or better; AH 110, FCS 324, NUTRI 300, and PSYC 300 with grades of "C" or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 in these four (4) 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: 108 hours LEC ; 324 hours LAB
Description: This course is an orientation to Vocational Nursing and the role of the Vocational Nurse within the health care team, including historical, ethical, and legal aspects. Theory and practice introduce the nursing process and related concepts of basic human needs, life-cycle development, health-illness continuum, and major health problems related to cardiovascular, respiratory, nutrition-elimination, mobility, 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, Jan 17-May 20
MTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LEC E.Guzzetta           SCC MAIN MOH 31          17641 
Textbook
MTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LEC T.Johnston Cisneros  SCC MAIN MOH 31          17641 Textbook
MTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LEC S.Sapp               SCC MAIN MOH 31          17641 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Sapp               Off Campus Hospital        
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB R.Mitchell           Off Campus Hospital        
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB T.Johnston Cisneros  Off Campus Hospital        
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB E.Guzzetta           Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB S.Sapp               Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB R.Mitchell           Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB T.Johnston Cisneros  Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:35PM LAB S.Sapp               Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:35PM LAB R.Mitchell           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 the contribution of data to the care plans under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Concepts and principles related to legal and ethical aspects of nursing care, 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, Jan 17-May 20
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Strella            SCC MAIN MOH 21          17522 
Textbook
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC A.Marchi             SCC MAIN MOH 21          17522 Textbook
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC T.Johnston Cisneros  SCC MAIN MOH 21          17522 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB C.Strella            Off Campus Hospital        
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB A.Navarro            Off Campus Hospital        
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB A.Marchi             Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB C.Strella            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB A.Navarro            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB A.Marchi             Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:35PM LAB C.Strella            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:35PM LAB A.Navarro            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:35PM LAB A.Marchi             Off Campus Hospital        


VN 140    Meeting Complex Adult Health Needs    12 Units

Prerequisite: VN 130 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 theoretical concepts 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 as it relates to the 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, Jan 17-May 20
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC P.Warrell            SCC MAIN MOH 27          17737 
Textbook
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Strella            SCC MAIN MOH 27          17737 Textbook
MTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Jackson            SCC MAIN MOH 27          17737 Textbook
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB P.Warrell            Off Campus Hospital        
M         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB B.Jackson            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB P.Warrell            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        06:35AM-10:25AM LAB B.Jackson            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:35PM LAB P.Warrell            Off Campus Hospital        
TW        11:00AM-02:35PM LAB B.Jackson            Off Campus Hospital        


VN 150    Intravenous Therapy and Blood Withdrawal    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: VN 130 with a grade of "C" or better or equivalent
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 9 hours LAB
Description: This course will provide the student with the knowledge and skills to start and superimpose intravenous fluids and withdraw blood. The course meets the requirements of the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians for Licensed Vocational Nurses to become certified in IV therapy and blood withdrawal. This course is taken for a Pass/No Pass grade.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 24-May 02
FSa       08:00AM-12:15PM LEC A.Marchi             SCC MAIN MOH 31          20797 
Textbook
FSa       08:00AM-12:15PM LEC C.Strella            SCC MAIN MOH 31          20797 Textbook
FSa       01:15PM-03:20PM LEC C.Strella            SCC MAIN MOH 31          20797 Textbook
FSa       01:15PM-03:20PM LEC A.Marchi             SCC MAIN MOH 31          20797 Textbook
FSa       03:30PM-05:35PM LAB A.Marchi             SCC MAIN MOH 31            
A $15.00 malpractice fee and a $50 materials fee will be due the first day of class.
On-Campus

FSa       03:30PM-05:35PM LAB C.Strella            SCC MAIN MOH 31            
A $15.00 malpractice fee and a $50 materials fee will be due the first day of class.
On-Campus

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 14, 2015