Vocational Nursing

Certificate Program

This program familiarizes students with the theory and hands-on clinical skills necessary for entry-level positions as a Vocational Nurse.
The goal of the program is to assist Licensed Vocational Nurses as Approved by the Bureau of Vocational Nursing & Psychiatric Technicians. These skills will enable graduates to qualify for work in various medical practice settings including inpatient, outpatient, hospice, home health and various hospital settings.

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Term I
Classes Listing Theory Hours Lab Hours (L) Clinical Hours (C) Total Hours / Credit
Nursing Fundamentals 84 66 144 294
Nursing Process 12 12
Anatomy & Physiology 56 22 78
Communication 4 4
Growth & Development 16 16
Nutrition 20 20
Pharmacology 12 12
Term II
Classes ListingTheory HoursLab Hours (L)Clinical Hours (C)Total Hours / Credit
M/S Integumentary2465888
Pharm II-Integumentary22
M/S-Neurological361284132
Pharm II-Neurological66
M/S-Cardiovascular361878132
Pharm II-Cardiovascular1414
M/S-Respiratory301268110
Pharm II-Respiratory44
M/S-Musculokeletal2265886
Pharm II-Musculokeletal22
Communicable Disease88
Pharm II-Communicable Disease44
Term III
Classes ListingTheory HoursLab Hours (L)Clinical Hours (C)Total Hours / Credit
M/S-Gastrointestinal1263250
Pharm III-Gastrointestinal11
M/S-Genitourinary1263250
Pharm III-Genitourinary11
M/S Renal1063248
Pharm III Renal11
M/S Endcorine1063248
Pharm III-Endcorine11
Psychiatric Nursing241034
Pharm III-Psychiatric Nursing44
Geronotology30664100
Rehab Nursing66
Maternity2661446
Pharm III-Maternity11
Pediatrics1862246
Pharm III-Pediatrics11
Term IV
Classes Listing Theory Hours Lab Hours (L) Clinical Hours (C) Total Hours / Credit
Patient Education 6 6
Leadership / Supervision 24 18 26 68
Total 580 202 754 1536 / 93
California License Examination Reporting:
Vocational Nursing, Passing RateTookPass%Passing
1/1/2014 - 12/31/2014282382.14%
01/01/2013-12/31/2013191789.47%
01/01/2012-12-31-2012564682%
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program SOC Code Links to Occupational Profiles on O*Net
Vocational Nursing
O* Net Occupational Titles 29-2061.00 http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2061.00
Licensed Practical Nurse(LPN), Charge Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Clinic Licensed Practical Nurse (CLINIC LPN), Pediatric Licensed Practical Nurse (PEDIATRIC LPN), Clinic Nurse, Office Nurse, Private Duty Nurse, Triage Licensed Practical Nurse (TRIAGE LPN)
On-Time Completion Rate 64%
Placement Rates (2013-2014 AY) 79%
Tuition and fees $32,700.00
www.bvnpt.ca.gov/education/vn_stats.shtml

Phlebotomy Course

Certificate Program

The phlebotomy course, a certificate course prepares the graduate to draw blood for testing from patients in hospitals and medical laboratories. In addition graduates have received training in taking vital signs, explaining procedures to clients.
MA 100A Phlebotomy
1. Infection control, standard precautions and safety.
2. Anatomy and physiology of body systems with emphasis on the circulatory system.
3. Appropriate Medical Terminology.
4. Proper identification of patient and specimens, the importance of accuracy in over all client care.
5. Proper selection and preparation of skin puncture including selection of antiseptic.
6. Blood collection equipment, types of tubes and additives, proper order of draw when additives are required, and special precautions.
7. Proper procedures for storing blood samples.
8. Proper care of puncture site.
9. Appropriate disposal of sharps, needles, and waste.
MA Phlebotomy 100B
1. Advanced infectious diseases control and biohazards
2. Anti-coagulation Theory.
3. Understanding of pre-analytical sources of error in specimen collection, transport processing and storage.
4. Anatomical site selection and patient preparation for punctures.
5. Risk factors and appropriate responses to complications which may arise from phlebotomy.
6. Recognition of problems with test requisitions, specimen transport and processing.
7. Corrective actions to take for problems in test requisitions, specimen transport and processing.
8. Application of basic concepts of communication, interpersonal relations, stress management, professional behavior.
9. Ethics and legal implications of phlebotomy.
10. Quality assurance as it relates to accurate and reliable laboratory test result.
11. Legal issues related to blood collection.
Externship 40 hrs.
Total 80 hrs.

Physical Therapy Aide

Certificate Program

This program familiarizes students with the theory and hands-on clinical skills necessary for entry-level positions as a Physical Therapy Aide.

This program prepares the student for assisting the physical therapist in office procedures and administering physical therapy treatment programs.

The student will be able to assist with various forms of treatments, such as motion exercises, massage, ultrasound and other clinical procedures.

These skills will enable graduates to qualify for work in various health care settings, including a hospital, chiropractic office, rehabilitation clinic, nursing home, health club, or in private practice.

This hybrid program is made available less than 49% of instructional hours via distance education therefore; it provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowledge.
Courses In This Program Include:
Catalog No.Class ListingLecture HoursLab HoursTotal Hours / Credit
CSS 115Introduction to Computers and Application454590
Bio 100/110Medical Administrative
Aspects
Anatomy & Physiology
454590
Bio 120/130Medical Billing
Medical Insurance Coding
454590
Bio 310Intro to Massage Therapy454590
Bio 190Pharmacology202040
Bio 330Sweedish Massage,
Deep Tissue Massage,
and Kinesiology
404080
Bio 340Sports Massage,
Reflexology,
Shiatsu Massage
353570
Bio 355Physical Therapy303060
Eph 300Employment Preparation for Allied Health5050100
Bio 200Externship5050100
Total310310720 / 49
Courses In This Program Include:
Program SOC Code Links to Occupational Profiles on O*Net
Physical Therapy Aide
O* Net Occupational Titles 31-2022.00 http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-2022.00
Physical Therapy Aide (PTA), Physical Therapy Aide(PT Aide), Physical Therapy Technician, Rehabilitation Aide, Physical Therapist Aide (PTA), Physical Therapist Technician, Rehabilitation Technician, Restorative Aide (RA), Clinical Rehabilitation Aide, Physical Therapy Attendant
On-Time Completion Rate 86%
Placement Rates (2013-2014 AY) 75%
Median Loan Debt
* Title IV HEA Programs 9399
* Private Loans 0
Current Estimated Tuition & Fees $15,215.50

Massage Therapy

Certificate Program

This program familiarizes students with the theory and hands-on clinical skills necessary for entry-level positions as a Massage Therapist. The goal of the program is to assist Professional Massage Therapists trained to sit for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork examination (NCBTMB) in Massage Therapy. These skills will enable graduates to qualify for work in various health care settings, including a hospital, chiropractic office, massage clinic, nursing home, health club, spa or in private practice. This hybrid program is made available less than 49% of instructional hours via distance education therefore; it provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowledge.
Term I
Catalog No. Classes Listing Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours/ Credit
CS 115
Introduction to Computers and Application
45
45
90
BIO 100/110
Medical Administrative Aspects
Anatomy & Physiology
45
45
90
BIO 310
Intro to Massage Therapy
20
20
40
BIO 320
Basic Massage Applications
30
30
60
BIO 330
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, and Kinesiology
40
40
80
BIO 340
Sports Massage, Reflexology and Shiatsu Massage
35
35
70
BIO 350
Hygiene and Nutrition
25
25
50
BIO 360
Spa Massage
20
20
40
EPH 300
Employment Preparation for Allied Health Programs
50
50
100
BIO 200
Externship
100
Total 310 310 720/49
Gainful Employment Disclosure
Program SOC Code Links to Occupational Profiles on O*Net
Massage Therapy
O* Net Occupational Titles
31-9011.00
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/31-9011.00
Massage Therapist, Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Massage Therapist (CMT), Licensed, Massage Practitioner, Registered Massage Therapist, Bodywork Therapist, Integrated Deep Tissue Massage Therapist, Therapeutic Massage Technician
* Title IV HEA Programs
* Private Loans
Current Estimated Tuition & Fees
$14,785.50

Medical Billing / Medical Front Office Assistant

Certificate Program

This program familiarizes students with the medical terminology, diagnosis, procedure coding, basic anatomy, physiology, and insurance concepts. These skills will qualify graduates to qualify for entry-level positions such as medical office clerks, medical receptionist, medical billers and coders, and medical transcribers. This hybrid program is made available less than 49% of instructional hours via distance education therefore; it provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowledge.
Courses In This Program Include:
Catalog No.Class ListingLecture HoursLab HoursTotal Hours / Credit
CS 115Introduction to Computers and Application454590
CS 120Advanced Computer353570
HM 125Special Topic in Healthcare Management303060
Bio 100/110Medical Administrative
Aspects
Anatomy & Physiology
454590
Bio 120/130Medical Billing
Medical Insurance Coding
454590
Bio 150Medical Office Software202040
Bio 410CPR & First Aid202040
Bio 420Medical Professional Issues202040
Eph 300Employment Preparation for Allied Health5050100
Bio 200Externship100
Total310310720 / 49
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program SOC CodeLinks to Occupational Profiles on O*Net
Medical Billing/Front Office Assistant



O* Net Occupational Titles

29-2071.00

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/29-2071.00.




Medical Record Clerk, Health Information Clerk, Medical Records Technician, Office Manager, File Clerk, Medical Records Coordinator, Medical Records Analyst, Medical Records Director, Receptionist, Coder



Median Loan Debt



* Title IV HEA Programs
9017


* Private Loans
0


Current Estimated Tuition & Fees
$14,662.50



Computerized Accounting

Certificate Program

This program familiarizes students with a wide variety of computerized business applications and achieves a high level of expertise in selected applications. These skills will enable graduates to qualify for entry-level positions such as Computerized Accounting Clerk, Bookkeeper, Accounting Assistant, Accounts Receivable/Payable, and Payroll Processor. This hybrid program is made available less than 49% of instructional hours via distance education therefore; it provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowledge.
Courses In This Program Include:
Catalog No.Class ListingLecture HoursLab HoursTotal Hours / Credit
CS 115Introduction to Computers and Application454590
BUS 110Introduction to Business353570
CS 120Advanced Computer353570
PHL 110Critical Thinking202040
ACC 115Computerized Bookkeeping454590
ACC 130Computerized Accounting454590
ACC 150Accounting Software353570
EP 300Employment Preparation for Allied Health5050100
ACC 200Externship 100
Total 310310720 / 49
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program SOC CodeLinks to Occupational Profiles on O*Net
Computerized Accounting



O* Net Occupational Titles

43-3031.00

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-3031.00




Accounting Clerk, Accounting Assistant, Accounts Payable Clerk, Bookkeeper, Account Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Account Receivable Clerk, Accounts Payable Specialist, Accounting Associate



On-Time Completion Rate
92%


Placement Rates (2013-2014 AY)
80%


Median Loan Debt



* Title IV HEA Programs



* Private Loans



Current Estimated Tuition & Fees
$14,787.50



English as a Second Language

Certificate Program

This program is designed to educate students whose first or native language is not English. It enables students to gain proficiency in English enabling them to prepare for entrance and success at the college and university level. This program providing instruction in a non-credit, intensive, multi-skills academic program that designed to prepare students to succeed in the college or university credit classroom. Classes in this program include instruction in grammar, writing, reading, listening, speaking, and academic preparation:
Courses In This Program Include:
Catalog No.Instruction TitleLecture HoursLab HoursTotal Hours / Credit
ESL 100Beginning120120240
ESL 110Intermediate120120240
ESL 120Advanced120120240
Total360360720
ESL 100- Beginning (10 weeks: 25 Hours per Week)
This course beginner studies Reading, vocabulary, Grammar, Listening, Speaking and Conversation.
ESL 110- Intermediate (10 weeks: 25 Hours per Week)
This course intermediate studies Reading, vocabulary, Grammar, Listening, Speaking and Conversation.
ESL 120- Advanced (10 weeks: 25 Hours per Week)
This course advanced studies Reading, vocabulary, Grammar, Listening, Speaking and Conversation.
TimeMondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridays
9:00am - 1030am
10:45am - 12:30pm
GrammarListeningGrammarListeningMulti-Skills Language
& Test Preparation
WritingSpeakingWritingSpeaking
OrOrOrOrOr
ListeningGrammarListeningGrammarReading
12:30pm - 1:30pmLunch
1:30pm - 2:30pm
2:45pm - 3:30pm
Reading__Reading
Or__Or
Multi-Skills Language__Multi-Skills Language
ESL 110 Intermediate 120 120 240 ESL 120 Advanced 120 120 240 Total 360 360 720

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology

Degree Program

Associate of Science in Surgical Technology is designed to provide the student knowledge and experience to perform effective Surgical Technology in the current market. Graduates of the program find positions in Surgical Technologist (CST), Surgical Technician, Operating Room Surgical Technician (OR St), Surgical Scrub Technologist, Surgical Scrub Technician, Endoscopic Technologist, Operating Room Technician (OR Tech). This hybrid program is made available less than 49% of instructional hours via distance education therefore; it provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowledge.
Courses In This Program Include:
Catalog No.Classes ListingUnits
BIO 110 (A)
Anatomy & Physiology
4.5
PSY 110
Principle of Psychology
4.5
SOC 110
Introduction to Sociology
4.5
MAT 110
College Algebra
4.5
ENG 110
Composition and Rhetoric I
4.5
BIO 190
Pharmacology
4.5
BIO 250
Medical Terminology
4.5
SURG 100
Introduction to Surgical Technology
4.5
SURG 110
Special Topic in Surgical Technology
4.5
SURG 120
Introduction to Clinical Experience
4.5
SURG 210
Principle of the Practice of Surgical Technology-Scrub Role
9
SURG 220
Principle of the Practice of Surgical Technology-Circulator Role
9
SURG 230
Surgical Pharmacology
4.5
SURG 310
Clinical Practicum I
13.5
SURG 320
Clinical Practicum II
13.5
Total 1605/94

Associate of Science in Business Administration

Degree Program

Associate of Science in Business Administration program is designed to provide the student with a broad introduction to all areas of business: accounting, computers, marketing, finance, international business, management, etc. The variety of career choices available to graduates with business administration degrees is as wide as the field of study itself. Positions in management (private and public sector), marketing, and banking are only a few of the opportunities available. This distance education provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowledge.
Courses In This Program Include:
Catalog No.Classes ListingUnits
ENG 110
Composition and Rhetoric I
4.5
ENG 120
Composition and Rhetoric II
4.5
PSY 110
Principles of Psychology
4.5
ENG 130
American Literature
4.5
SOC 110
Introduction to Sociology
4.5
PHL 110 (A)
Critical Thinking
4.5
CS 100
Introduction to Computers
4.5
CS 110
Intermediate Computer (Introduction to Computer Application)
4.5
CS 120 (A)
Advanced Computer
4.5
CS 130 (A)
Introduction to Computer Networking
4.5
CS 140
Special Topic in Computer
4.5
CS 150
Database Management System
4.5
ACC 105
Computerized Bookkeeping I
4.5
ACC 110
Computerized Bookkeeping II
4.5
ACC 150 (A)
Accounting Software
4.5
ECO 110
Principles of Economics
4.5
BUS 110 (A)
Introduction to Business
4.5
BUS 140
Special Topic in Business I
4.5
BUS 150
Special Topic in Business II
4.5
MGT 110
Principles of Management
4.5
MGT 120
Human Resource Management
4.5
MGT 130
Principles of Marketing
4.5
Total 990/99
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program SOC CodeLinks to Occupational Profiles on O*Net
Associate of Science in Business Administration



O* Net Occupational Titles

11-3011.00

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3011.00.




Office Manager, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Officer, Administrative Manager, Administrative Specialist, Administrator, Business Administrator, Business Manager, Director of Operations



Median Loan Debt



* Title IV HEA Programs



* Private Loans



Current Estimated Tuition & Fees
$20,412.00



Associate of Science in Healthcare Management

Degree Program

Associate Degree in Healthcare Management Prepares student for a job in the growing healthcare industry. In fact, job growth in this field is expected to increase faster than many other occupations over the next several years.

Associate of Science in Healthcare Management program is designed to provide the student knowledge and experience to perform effective healthcare management in the current market. Graduates of the program find positions in office management and admissions coordinator; work in hospitals, clinics, and physicians' office, insurance companies, long-term care facilities. This distance education provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowledge.
Courses In This Program Include:
Catalog No.Classes ListingUnits
ENG 110
Composition and Rhetoric I
4.5
ENG 120
Composition and Rhetoric II
4.5
PSY 110
Principles of Psychology
4.5
SOC 110
Introduction to Sociology
4.5
PHL 110 (A)
Critical Thinking
4.5
CS 100
Introduction to Computers
4.5
CS 110
Intermediate Computer (Introduction to Computer Application)
4.5
BIO 100
Medical Administrative Aspects
4.5
BIO 110
Anatomy & Physiology
4.5
BIO 120
Medical Billing
4.5
BIO 130
Medical Insurance Coding
4.5
BIO 140
Biology
4.5
BIO 150 (A)
Medical office Software
4.5
BIO 420 (A)
Medical Law and Ethics
4.5
BIO 430
Introduction to Healthcare (Patient Care)
4.5
HM 125 (A)
Special Topics in Healthcare
4.5
HM 210
Current Trends In Managed Care
4.5
HM 215
Special Topic I in Healthcare Management
4.5
HM 220
Special Topic II in Healthcare Management
4.5
HM 230
Health and Wellness
4.5
ECO 110
Principles of Economics
4.5
BUS 115
Introduction to Allied Health Business
4.5
Total 990/99
Gainful Employment Disclosure:
Program SOC CodeLinks to Occupational Profiles on O*Net
Associate of Science in Healthcare Management



O* Net Occupational Titles

11-9111.00

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9111.00.




Office Manager, Nurse Manager, Health and Social Service Manager, Program Manager, Clinical Director, Director of Nursing, Medical Records Manager, Mental Health Program Manager, Nutrition Service Manager, Practice Administrator



On-Time Completion Rate
60%


Placement Rates (2013-2014 AY)
80%


Median Loan Debt



* Title IV HEA Programs



* Private Loans



Current Estimated Tuition & Fees
$24,372.00


Stockton Campus

(209) 490-4591

Stockton@advancedcollege.edu

8338 N. West Lane, Stockton, CA 95210

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat-Sun Closed

South Gate Campus

562-408-6969

southgate@advancedcollege.edu

13180 Paramount Blvd South Gate, CA 90280

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat-Sun Closed