Spring 2017 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 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC K.Krueger            SCC MAIN Online          17187 
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Online Class. Optional orientation is Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 11:00am - 12:00pm in Mohr Hall, room 31. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on either Friday, May 5, 2017, from 9:00am - 12:00pm in Mohr Hall, room 31 or Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 12:00pm - 3:00pm in Mohr Hall, room 31. For more information, please contact Scott Thompson at thompss@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 28-Apr 22
Sa        09:00AM-03:20PM LEC M.Steele             SCC MAIN MOH 31          17818 
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Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: January 28; February 11 and 25; March 11 and 25; and April 22, 2017.
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 14-May 17
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 35          17032 
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          17200 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 115         17142 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.

MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC L.Beadles            West Sac WSC 114         19775 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 14-May 17
MW        04:10PM-05:30PM LEC A.Hoerl              SCC MAIN MOH 21          17819 
Textbook
Web-enhanced- Students are required to access the internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
On-Campus



Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: July 10, 2017