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ALH 1114 - Mathematics For Nurses

Covers math and problem solving related to Practical Nursing. Topics include a review of fractions, decimals, percents, and ratio and proportion, as well as indepth study of metric, household, and apothecary systems of measurement. Temperature conversions and basic dosage calculations are also emphasized. Additional math instruction will be incorporated into Pharmacology I and II.
Units: 4
Offered:
Area: Health Sciences

ALH 1122 - Computer/Communication

Includes the fundamentals of computer in the following areas: keyboarding, word processing, Internet and email. Formatting a resume with cover letter to present during interviewing process. The communications aspect is designed to develop speaking, reading, writing, and human relations required in the employment setting.
Units: 2
Offered:
Area: Health Sciences

ALH 1203 - Medical Terminology

Provides the student with an application of and orientation to medical terminology. The basic structure of medical terms and their components, roots, prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms with emphasis on analyzing meaning, spelling, and pronunciation. The student will build a medical vocabulary applicable to the specialties of all health care professions. Fall, Spring, Summer.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Area: Health Sciences

ALH 1302 - Introduction To Health Science

An introduction to the health care field, including health care delivery systems, reimbursement, communication, legal and ethical issues, and health and safety. The laboratory components offer variety based on the student’s chosen field. Topics range from professionalism to specific skills, clinical applications and computer lab sessions. Fall, Spring.
Units: 2
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Health Sciences

ALH 1303 - Professional Medical Transcription

Introduction to the healthcare record and medical documents. Transcription of basic medical dictation, incorporating English usage and machine transcription skills, medical knowledge, and proofreading and editing skills, and meeting progressively demanding accuracy and productivity standards. Prerequisites: English ASSET score of 45, COMPASS score of 75 or completion of appropriate English Writing course. Corequisite: ALH-1203. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Sciences

ALH 1603 - Advanced Medical Transcription

Transcription of advanced, original medical dictation, using advanced proofreading and editing skills, while meeting progressively demanding accuracy and productivity standards. Prerequisite: ALH 1303 with "C" or better. Corequisite: HIT 2004, BIOL 1114. Spring
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Health Sciences

ALH 2003 - Nutrition

This Nutrition course is designed for college-level students enrolled in health science programs as well as students who are interested in obtaining information on nutrition in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Health Sciences

ALH 2103 - Applied Medical Transcription

Medical transcription experience in a local medical facility. Experience emphasizes histories and physical, consultations, operative reports, and discharge summaries. Prerequisite: ALH 1603 with a grade of "C" or better and instructor permission. Summer.
Units: 3
Offered: Summer Semesters
Area: Health Sciences