Associate Degree Nursing

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ADN 111A PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY I 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: Biol 260, 261, and 265, or equivalent. Corequisite: ADN 112 and 112L.] Provides pathophysiology and pharmacological treatment of the neurological, musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, endocrine, and urinary systems. Also includes fluids, electrolytes ,and acid-base disturbances. Focuses on specific diseases and disorders with selected drugs, their mechanism of action, dosage, effects, route of administration, side effects, contraindications, and classification. Emphasizes medications as they relate to disease pathology. [D; CSU]
ADN 111A Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87215 ADN 111A 301 01:30PM-03:20PM T 4404 Russell,Teresa 18 6*
    01:30PM-03:20PM T 4404 Russell,Teresa    
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Prior application required through the Nursing Program; No WebAdvisor enrollment available.
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
ADN 112 FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING 2 Units Grade only. [Corequisite: ADN 111A and 112L.] Introduction to nursing practice. Includes nursing process, physical assessment, documentation, legal and ethical considerations, therapeutic communication techniques, healthcare delivery systems, teaching and learning, and cultural considerations. [D; CSU]
ADN 112 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87217 ADN 112 301 10:00AM-11:50AM T 4404 Feria-Bataller,Zaydie 18 5*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Prior application required through the Nursing Program; No WebAdvisor enrollment available.
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM

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ADN 140 READING AND COMPOSITION FOR NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: ENGL 114 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College English Assessment or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides instruction and practice in reading and writing expository and argumentative essays with a focus on healthcare topics. Emphasizes principles of organization, critical thinking, essay development, as well as library, database and Internet research techniques with an emphasis on evidence-based data. Includes drafting, revising, and editing written work using APA format. Uses reading selections for discussions, topics for writing assignments, and examples of effective writing with an emphasis on healthcare topics. [D; CSU; UC]
ADN 140 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90298 ADN 140 301 01:00PM-01:50PM MW 4311 Wade,Alan 18 10*
    02:00PM-02:50PM M 4311      
    02:00PM-02:50PM W 4311    
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
ADN 221 ADULT NURSING 5 Units Grade only. [Corequisite: ADN 221L.] Emphasizes the use of the nursing process to assist adult patient/clients in the promotion of wellness and treatment of illnesses. Includes nursing care of body systems and psychiatric conditions. [D; CSU]
ADN 221 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87225 ADN 221 301 09:00AM-11:50AM M 4404 Livingston,Mary 18 3*
    12:40PM-02:50PM M 4404 McDonald,Linda    
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Prior application required through the Nursing Program; No WebAdvisor enrollment available.
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
ADN 290 ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING WORK EXPERIENCE I 2 Units Pass/No Pass only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Associate Degree Nursing major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Associate Degree Nursing major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in Associate Degree Nursing occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
ADN 290 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87235 ADN 290 301 03:00PM-03:50PM M 4404 Livingston,Mary 18 0*
    TBA-TBA TBA    
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
ADN 291 ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING WORK EXPERIENCE II 2 Units Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: ADN 290 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Associate Degree Nursing major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Associate Degree Nursing major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in Associate Degree Nursing occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
ADN 291 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87236 ADN 291 301 03:00PM-03:50PM M 4404 Livingston,Mary 18 10*
    TBA-TBA TBA    
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
ADN 292 ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING WORK EXPERIENCE III 2 Units Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: ADN 291 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared Associate Degree Nursing major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to the Associate Degree Nursing major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in Associate Degree Nursing occupational majors to on-the-job assignments. In addition to the one unit weekly class activity, one unit of credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work activity. The job supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student's job performance. [D; CSU]
ADN 292 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87237 ADN 292 301 03:00PM-03:50PM M 4404 Livingston,Mary 18 20*
    TBA-TBA TBA    
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM

Total Courses: 7 Total Sections: 7
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