Spring 2018 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 13-May 10

TBATBALECK.KruegerSCC MAIN Online 17321Textbook
Online Class. Optional orientation is Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 11:00am - 12:00pm in Temp 4. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on either Friday, May 4, 2018, from 9:00am - 12:00pm in Temp 4 or Saturday, May 5, 2018, 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 13-Mar 12

Sa09:00AM-11:50AMLECTBAWest Sac WSC 32420681Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20681 - as of 11/14/17
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

T05:30PM-08:35PMLECTBAWest Sac WSC 32420682Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20682 - as of 11/14/17
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, Jan 13-Mar 03

Sa09:00AM-03:20PMLECM.SteeleSCC MAIN LUC 13217892Textbook
Class meetings will be held on the following Saturdays: January 13 and 27; February 3, 10, and 17; and March 3, 2018.
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, Apr 13-May 04

F09:00AM-03:20PMLECA.Hoerl TBA TBA20289Textbook
This class will meet on the following Fridays: April 13 and 20; and May 4, 2018. 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 13-May 16

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLECA.HoerlSCC MAIN LUC 13217178Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

TTh04:00PM-05:20PMLECK.KruegerSCC MAIN LUC 13217333Textbook
Web-enhanced - Students will be required to have computer access to complete course assignments.
On-Campus

F09:00AM-12:15PMLECR.MaedaWest Sac WSC 11517277Textbook
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-08:35PMLECL.SheppardWest Sac WSC 32419051Textbook
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.



AH 126    Sensation and Daily Life: Strategies for Success    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: The world is filled with sensory experiences that can have both positive and negative effects on how we function. This applies to those who are in good health as well as to those who have some type of illness or impairment. With knowledge of one's sensory preferences and dislikes, individuals are able to better adapt to or modify situations and environments for improved performance in daily life. This course will enable students to identify their sensory profile and develop strategies they can use to optimize their performance in academic and life situations. In addition, this course will provide an overview of how others with illness or impairment may react to certain sensory experiences.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 02-Mar 23

F09:00AM-01:05PMLECA.Hoerl TBA TBA20771Textbook
The class will meet on the following Fridays: March 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2018.
On-Campus

F09:00AM-01:05PMLECC.Daley TBA TBA20771Textbook
The class will meet on the following Fridays: March 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2018.
On-Campus



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 13-May 16

MW04:10PM-05:30PMLECA.HoerlSCC MAIN T06 117893Textbook
Web-enhanced- Students are required to access the internet and Desire-2-Learn to complete course assignments.
On-Campus



Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2017