Spring 2019 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 19-May 16

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Online Class. Optional orientation is Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 11:00am - 12:00pm in Temp 4. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on either Friday, May 10, 2019, from 9:00am - 12:00pm in Temp 4 or Saturday, May 11, 2019, from 12:00pm - 3:00pm in Temp 4. For more information, please contact Scott Thompson at
thompss@scc.losrios.edu


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: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

Sa09:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA21371Textbook
Off-Campus - Greater Sacramento Urban League, 3725 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95838.


AH 103    U.S. Healthcare Systems and Third Party Payers    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: The United States healthcare system is complex, organized by systems and programs by which health services are made available to the population and financed by government entities, private enterprises, or both. Various systems work on different aspects of providing care throughout the spectrum of health. This course provides an overview of the United States healthcare system as it has developed during the past century. Students are expected to achieve a basic understanding of the building blocks in anticipation of future careers and employment in the healthcare industry of the United States.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Sa09:00AM-10:50AMLECD.AbeWest Sac WSC 32419836Textbook
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: Other Term, Feb 09-Mar 30

Sa09:00AM-03:20PMLECM.SteeleSCC MAIN LUC 13217936Textbook
Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: February 9, 16 and 23; and March 16, 23, and 30, 2019.
On-Campus


AH 108    Introduction to Allied Health    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the health care field. Topics include various types of health care delivery systems and allied health careers, history of health care, law and ethics pertaining to health care, personal qualities of health care workers, confidentiality and reportable incidents. Students will be introduced to research tools in the campus library and on the Internet. Students will use these tools to research health care careers and relate them to their own interests, values, and abilities. This course is open to all students wishing to explore the health care industry. A field trip to a local hospital may be required.

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 08-Mar 08

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This class will meet on the following Fridays: February 8 and 22; and March 8, 2019. Students must attend all three sessions to receive credit.
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
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

TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLECTBASCC MAIN LUC 13217282Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

F09:00AM-12:15PMLECR.MaedaWest Sac WSC 21917370Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

W05:30PM-08:35PMLECM.SteeleWest Sac WSC 32418920Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Th05:30PM-08:35PMLECTBA TBA TBA21373Textbook
Off-Campus - Greater Sacramento Urban League, 3725 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95838.

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Online Class. An optional orientation is on Saturday, January 19, 2019, from 9:30am - 10:00am in Temp 12. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on either Friday, May 17, 2019, at 9:00am in Temp 12, or on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 9:30am in Temp 12. For more information, please contact the course instructor.


AH 121    Social Determinants of Health    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 110 and ENGWR 101 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: Social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age. These factors can all have an impact on health. This course will help students understand health inequalities and how they are socially driven. Students will look at how health is affected by wider determinants and how they can make a difference as health professionals to close the health inequality gap. Through a range of case studies from high to low income countries, the student will gain a better understanding of social determinants of health, why health inequalities exist, and the role of health professionals and systems in reducing health inequality.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECD.AbeWest Sac WSC 32419837Textbook
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 19-May 22

W05:30PM-08:35PMLECD.Abe TBA TBA21372Textbook
Off-Campus - Greater Sacramento Urban League, 3725 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95838.

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2018