Kathleen Leonore Mead

Residential Faculty - Nursing

Nursing

Office: RDM-PV Palo Verde - Room: 228

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    
 By appointment By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment

Office hours are also available by appointment

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

NUR158 Nurse Assisting 4.5 Credits

Introduction to the role of the nursing assistant for clients across the wellness/illness continuum within the nurse assisting scope of practice. Includes basic problem solving processes specific to meeting the basic and holistic needs of clients, therapeutic communication skills, interventions to ensure the needs and safety of the client, specific types of diseases, conditions and alterations in behavior of the client. Focus is on the special needs of the older adult client in the acute and long-term care settings, and basic care skills and procedures. Provides opportunity for the development of clinical competency in the performance of selected nurse assisting skills and procedures through participation in the care of clients.

Prerequisites: Reading and math assessment as well as completion of all required Health and Safety documents.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27957
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/06/2024
MoWe
6:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 27957 1/17 is orientation. No class on President's Day

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 27957 must also register for .

28775
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/06/2024
MoWe
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 28775 1/17 is orientation.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28775 must also register for .

28777
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024
ThFr
6:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 28777 1/17 is orientation.

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28777 must also register for .

Spring Flex Start 2024

NCE150 Advanced Placement: Nurse Assisting 2 Credits

Prepares the advanced placement nursing assistant student for the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification or Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) examination. The student will care for clients across the wellness/illness continuum within the scope of practice of the CNA/LNA. Includes basic problem solving processes specific to meeting the basic and holistic needs of clients, therapeutic communication skills, as well as interventions to ensure the needs and safety of the client. Provides opportunity for the student to show proficiency in the performance of basic nursing assistant skills and procedures through laboratory activities and participation in the care of clients. Licensing is the exclusive responsibility of the Arizona State Board of Nursing.

Prerequisites: 1 yr full-time OR 2 yrs part-time employment of direct patient care in past 5 yrs OR successfully completed crswrk that include direct patient care exp. in allied hlth, medicine or nursing in past 5 yrs OR Division Chairperson permission.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29718
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
03/30/2024 - 04/28/2024
SaSu
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Orientation is 10:00am - 12:00 pm in Palo Verde 120 Classes begin 3/31/24 from 8:30am - 4:30pm

Class 29718 Students may contact instructor at: kathleen.mead@mesacc.edu

NUR158 Nurse Assisting 4.5 Credits

Introduction to the role of the nursing assistant for clients across the wellness/illness continuum within the nurse assisting scope of practice. Includes basic problem solving processes specific to meeting the basic and holistic needs of clients, therapeutic communication skills, interventions to ensure the needs and safety of the client, specific types of diseases, conditions and alterations in behavior of the client. Focus is on the special needs of the older adult client in the acute and long-term care settings, and basic care skills and procedures. Provides opportunity for the development of clinical competency in the performance of selected nurse assisting skills and procedures through participation in the care of clients.

Prerequisites: Reading and math assessment as well as completion of all required Health and Safety documents.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28781
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
03/19/2024 - 05/08/2024
MoWe
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 28781 orientation 3/19/2024

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28781 must also register for .

28936
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
03/02/2024 - 05/05/2024
SaSu
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Class 28936 orientation is 3/2/2024 in V120

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 28936 must also register for .

Fall 2024

NUR160PN Practical Nursing Theory and Science I 11 Credits

Core values of the practical nursing program, nursing history, standards, and scope of practice of the practical nurse. Safe nursing care of clients with selected alterations in health; fundamental concepts of health promotion, disease/illness prevention. Nursing care based upon integration of pathophysiology, nutrition, communication and physical, biological, and psycho-social sciences. Uses information technology in performing and documenting client care.

Prerequisites: Admission into the Fast Track Practical Nursing Program.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34561
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Requires admission into the Fast Track Practical Nursing Program. Orientation will be held Wednesday August 14, 2024.

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 34561 must also register for one of .

Fall Flex Start 2024

NCE292AA Simulated Patient Care 2 Credits

Review of practical nursing skills. Includes simulated patient experience in various focus areas.

Prerequisites or Corequisites: Permission of Program Director.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34560
Red Mountain Campus
In Person
Lab
10/15/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Open

24 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Please email kathleen.mead@mesacc.edu for permission to enroll in this course.

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