Spring 2013 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 19-Mar 18
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fry                SCC MAIN Online          17114 
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Online Class. Optional orientation is Saturday, January 19, 2013, from 11:00am - 12:00pm in Mohr Hall, room 31. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on either Friday, March 15th, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm or Saturday, March 16th, 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.
Enrollment Limitation: Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting students working towards degree completion have priority registration for this course.
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, Mar 16-Apr 20
Sa        09:00AM-01:15PM LEC S.Hussey             SCC MAIN MOH 3           17761 
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Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: March 16 and April 20, 2013. Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
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, Jan 26-Apr 13
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 31          17980 
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Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: January 26; February 9 and 23; March 16; and April 6 and 13, 2013.
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. 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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN LIH 203         16838 
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Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 35          17128 Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC R.Asuncion           Davis Cntr Davis 205     17629 Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

M         03:00PM-06:15PM LEC E.Chape              Davis Cntr Davis 121     19259 Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

F         12:30PM-03:35PM LEC L.Beadles            West Sac WSC 114         17018 Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn 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 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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          17981 
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Web-enhanced- Students are required to access the internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013