Spring 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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AH 100    Professional Ethics of Health Team Members    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to professional and ethical behaviors of health team members. Students utilize a problem-solving process for analysis of common ethical dilemmas in health care. Emphasis is on integration of personal values, ethical principles, and legal regulations in ethical decision making.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fry                SCC MAIN Online          25850 
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Online Class. Optional orientation is Saturday, January 15, 2011, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in Mohr Hall, room 27. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on either Friday, March 11th, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm or Saturday, March 12th, from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm. For more information, please contact Cecelia Fry at fryc@scc.losrios.edu


AH 104    Aging and its Implications for Health Care    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces topics related to aging and their implication for health care providers. Emphasis is on socioeconomic and psychological aspects of aging, as well as normal age-related physiological changes. An overview of community resources that serve the older populations' health and dental needs is also included.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 09-Apr 30
Sa        09:00AM-01:15PM LEC K.Allen              SCC MAIN MOH 3           27716 
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Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: April 9 and 30.
On-Campus


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 impact interactions with patients, family members, and other health care providers are explored. Cultural differences and the need to adjust communication approach with sensitivity to ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexuality, and disability/health status are included. The course requires both personal reflection and class participation in role-play activities.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 19-May 14
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 31          28450 
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Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: February 19; March 5 and 26; April 9; May 7 and 14.
On-Campus


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; basic structure of medical terms and their components-prefixes, suffixes, roots, and combining forms with emphasis on analyzation, meaning, spelling and pronunciation. 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        11:00AM-12:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN LIH 103         25080 
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This section is recommended for students with no previous coursework in anatomy and physiology (ex. Biology 100 or 430).
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC N.Mariano            SCC MAIN MOH 35          25896 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC R.Asuncion           SCC MAIN LIH 103         26392 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LEC R.Asuncion           Davis Cntr Davis 150     27336 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, Davis.

F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC C.Cassell            West Sac WSC 114         25612 Textbook
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 100 with grades of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In all health professions and settings, culture is 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          28452 
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On-Campus

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011