Fall 2018 Class Schedule (SCC)



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AH 101    Introduction to Community Health Work    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the broad perspective of community health work by applying different concepts with emphasis on health promotion and primary health care. The course will examine different health promotion and disease prevention strategies that are used as primary health and population-based methods. Public health, home health care settings, and clinic/hospital-based services will be addressed. Emphasis is placed on family-wellness and illness in various community settings using examples of various communities and cultural settings throughout California. Aspects of community health are explored based on a demographic and epidemiological approach as well as building an environmental awareness and acquiring problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th05:30PM-06:50PMLECD.AbeWest Sac WSC 32420316Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


AH 106    Communication for Allied Health Careers    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to communication as a therapeutic intervention for health care team members. Aspects of verbal and nonverbal communication that affect interactions with patients, family members, and other health care providers are explored. Cultural differences and the need to adjust communication approaches with sensitivity to ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexuality, disability, and health status are included. The course requires both personal reflection and class participation in role-play activities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Sa09:00AM-11:05AMLECD.AbeWest Sac WSC 32420317Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


AH 110    Medical Language for Health-Care Providers    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an orientation to medical language. Topics addressed include: basic structure of medical terms and their word-part components, term building and translation, spelling, pronunciation, and medical documentation formats. The course builds a medical vocabulary applicable to the specialties of medicine, the systems of the body, names of major diseases, and terms used in physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW04:00PM-05:20PMLECE.De GuzmanWest Sac WSC 22117860Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

W05:30PM-08:35PMLECE.De GuzmanWest Sac WSC 22117077Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Canvas to complete course assignments.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


AH 301    Health Care in a Multicultural Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In all health professions and settings, culture is a factor that affects communication, compliance, and outcome. For best practice, cultural competency is a clinical skill that improves the relationship between patient and provider and is a skill desired by health care organizations. This course is designed to establish fundamental elements of cultural competency. Topics include cultural self-awareness and sensitivity, exploration of cultural beliefs about health and illness, health traditions and rituals, folk medicine, communication strategies, the use of language interpreters, and the influence of family roles.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Sa01:00PM-04:15PMLECD.AbeWest Sac WSC 32420318Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 21, 2018