Vocational Nursing

Higher Education Center at Otay Mesa

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VN 30 INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOLOGY 1 Unit Grade only. [Corequisite: VN 101. Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance into Vocational Nursing Program.] Provides math review for dosage calculations, conversions between different systems of measurement, dosage calculation and measurement, drug orders and labels, and intravenous calculations. Includes instruction in the technique of safe medication administration. (Not open to students with credit in ADN 106.) [D]
VN 30 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85801 VN 30 301 08:00AM-09:50AM TH 4312 Cruz,Rosemarie 8 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 3/15/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
VN 31 BASIC CONCEPTS IN PHARMACOLOGY 1 Unit Grade only. [Corequisite: VN 102. Limitation on Enrollment: Acceptance into Vocational Nursing program. Prerequisite: VN 30 or equivalent.] Introduces basic concepts of pharmacology for Vocational Nursing (VN) students. Includes content organized according to drug administration as well as issues related to drug education, management, and enforcement of drug laws. Emphasizes knowledge of pharmacology necessary to properly educate and advise patients regarding their healthcare needs. [D]
VN 31 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85804 VN 31 301 08:00AM-10:15AM TH 4312 Cruz,Rosemarie 9 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
VN 101 INTRODUCTION TO VOCATIONAL NURSING I 2.5 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: CNA Certification or equivalent. Corequisite: VN 30 and 101L. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces vocational nursing and human functioning framework. Includes healthcare system, therapeutic communication, professional communication, and relationships. Emphasizes the nursing process, stress and coping, psychosocial and cultural issues, critical thinking, physical assessment, documentation, infection control, and sterile procedures. [D; CSU]
VN 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85798 VN 101 301 10:30AM-03:50PM TH 4312 Cruz,Rosemarie 8 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 3/15/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
VN 101L INTRODUCTION TO VOCATIONAL NURSING I LABORATORY 2 Units Fee: $40. Pass/No Pass only. [Corequisite: VN 101.] Companion laboratory to VN 101 including patient care experiences in selected clinical settings. Includes application of therapeutic and professional communication, nursing process, charting, and fundamental patient care skills. [D; CSU]
VN 101L Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85799 VN 101L E1 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Cruz,Rosemarie 8 0*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 3/15/2014 13 hours minimum to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
86216 VN 101L E2 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Cruz,Rosemarie 8 0*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 3/15/2014 13 hours minimum to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
86217 VN 101L E3 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Cruz,Rosemarie 8 1*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 1/21/2014 Ends: 3/15/2014 13 hours minimum to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
VN 102 INTRODUCTION TO VOCATIONAL NURSING II 2.5 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: VN 101 or equivalent. Corequisite: VN 31 and VN 102L.] Provides concepts of vocational nursing with an emphasis on geriatrics, death, dying, and rehabilitation. Includes fluids, electrolytes, urinary disorders, comfort care, nutrition, enteral feedings, gastrointestinal disorders, visual and auditory disorders, as well as care of the surgical patient. [D; CSU]
VN 102 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85802 VN 102 301 11:00AM-05:10PM TH 4312 Cruz,Rosemarie 9 4*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
VN 102L INTRODUCTION TO VOCATIONAL NURSING II LABORATORY 2 Units Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: VN 101 or equivalent. Corequisite: VN 31 and VN 102.] Supports theory from VN 102 by offering clinical practice in the medical-surgical clinical setting. Provides nursing care for patients with a variety of illnesses including geriatric nursing. [D; CSU]
VN 102L Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85803 VN 102L E1 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Cruz,Rosemarie 9 0*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 13 hours minimum to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
86219 VN 102L E2 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Cruz,Rosemarie 9 0*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 13 hours minimum to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM
86220 VN 102L E3 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Cruz,Rosemarie 9 1*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY Begins: 3/24/2014 Ends: 5/21/2014 13 hours minimum to be scheduled per week. *Open seats as of Friday, April 11, 2014 8:14 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 10