2019-2020 Course Descriptions by Santa Monica Community College

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298 santa monica college catalog 2019–2020 according to state regulations and statutes are analyzed clinical experiences provide the student the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts while functioning in a leadership role and providing care to groups of patients nursng 10 nursing skills 2 units transfer csu • prerequisite admission to nursing program anatomy 1 english 1 microbiology 1 physiology 3 nursing 10 and 10l must be taken concurrently the focus of this introductory nursing fundamental course is to provide the beginning student with a conceptual basis in meeting self-care deficits of older adults in a non-acute environment emphasis is placed on assisting the student in learning to use orem’s self care model and the nursing process as an underlying framework for the development of critical thinking while implementing basic nursing care course descriptions nursng 10l nursing skills laboratory 2 units transfer csu • prerequisite none nursing 10 and 10l must be taken concurrently the focus of this clinical course is to provide the opportunity for skill performance and transfer of theory to the clinical setting the clinical setting will include the health sciences learning center laboratory and non-acute clinical environments with focus on the older adult nursng 15 nursing fundamentals 2 units transfer csu • prerequisite nursing 10 10l and 36 • corequisite nursing 15l the focus of this nursing fundamentals course is to provide the continuing student with opportunities to develop competencies in providing nursing assistance to meet patient client self-care deficits students will utilize the nursing process and the orem’s self-care model as the framework to apply critical thinking skills while implementing nursing care for adults medical-surgical nursing content will be introduced with the focus on fluid volume imbalance peri-operative care and genito-urinary health deviations nursing care will be provided to adults and older adults in acute and non-acute environments the companion clinical course nursing 15l must be taken concurrently nursng 15l nursing fundamentals laboratory 2 units transfer csu • prerequisite nursing 10 10l and 36 concurrent enrollment in nursing 15 is required the focus of this nursing laboratory course is to provide the continuing student with the opportunity for application of theoretical knowledge to the provision of client care in the clinical setting students will begin to utilize critical thinking skills as they apply theoretical concepts to clinical practice while implementing nursing care for adults and older adults nursing care will be provided to adults and older adults in acute and non-acute environments nursng 16 physical assessment 1 unit transfer csu • prerequisite nursing 10 10l or equivalent the focus of this course is to enable the student to further develop techniques of physical assessment it includes a description of fundamental assessment techniques including measurement of vital signs then details assessment procedures and findings for specific body systems the examination techniques presented are related primarily to adult patients gerontological considerations are included for each body system with a focus on identifying normal age-related variations nursng 17 pharmacological aspects of nursing 3 units transfer csu • prerequisite physiology 3 this as an introductory course in pharmacology designed to enable the student to recognize the various classes of drugs used in modern medicine it includes a brief review of anatomy and physiology how drugs exert their effects the major indication for drug use routes of administration expected and adverse drug effects precautions and contraindications emphasis is on prescription drugs but over the counter medications are also included nursng 19 orientation to advanced placement – adn program 2 units transfer csu • prerequisite eligible for advanced placement the focus of this course is to orient the advanced placement nursing student the foreign trained nurse or equivalent to the philosophy and expectations of the second year of the registered nursing program special emphasis is placed on having the student utilize the orem’s self-care model and the nursing process in planning implementing and evaluating the nursing care of patients through case studies nursng 20 introduction to medical-surgical nursing 2 units transfer csu • prerequisite nursing 15 15l this course must be taken concurrently with the laboratory component nursing 20l and nursing 17 the focus of this course is on the pathophysiology and required nursing assistance for adult patients including the geriatric patient with acid-base imbalances electrolyte imbalances and related endocrine health deviations universal self-care requisites are applied to specific client groups requiring nursing care to manage hypertension and peripheral vascular disease the pathophysiology and required nursing assistance for clients with health deviations affecting the musculoskeletal system and the eye and ear are also explored special emphasis is placed on having the student utilize orem’s self-care model and the nursing process in planning implementing and evaluating nursing care of selected patients strategies to promote critical thinking will serve as the foundation for making nursing care decisions nursng 20l introduction to medical-surgical nursing laboratory 2 units transfer csu • prerequisite nursing 15 and 15l this course must be taken concurrently with nursing 20 the focus of this nursing laboratory course is to provide the student with the opportunity to apply essential medicalsurgical knowledge and skills to the provision of client care in the clinical setting students will utilize critical thinking therapeutic communication and orem’s self-care model when providing nursing care for the adult and older adult with electrolyte acid-base and endocrine imbalances;