Spring 2016 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 - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Vea                SCC MAIN Online          17104 
Textbook
Online Class. Optional orientation is Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 11:00am - 12:00pm in Mohr Hall, room 31. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on either Friday, May 6, 2016, from 9:00am - 12:00pm in Mohr Hall, room 31 or Saturday, May 7, 2016, from 12:00pm - 3:00pm in Mohr Hall, room 31. For more information, please contact James Vea at veaj@scc.losrios.edu



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: Other Term, Jan 30-Apr 30
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 31          17784 
Textbook
Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: January 30; February 13 and 27; and April 2, 16, and 30, 2016.
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 16-May 18
MW        02:15PM-03:35PM LEC L.Beadles            SCC MAIN LIH 203         16905 
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 L.Beadles            SCC MAIN MOH 35          17117 Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students are required to access the Internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

F         12:30PM-03:45PM LEC J.Vea                West Sac WSC 221         17029 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 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, Jan 16-May 18
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          17785 
Textbook
Web-enhanced- Students are required to access the internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
On-Campus



Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: June 16, 2016