Allied Health Courses

Allied Health Courses

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AHL - Allied Health

AHL-001A: Health Occupations Bootcamp (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course is designed to prepare the potential Health Occupations student for entry into and success in a Health Occupations program. The course content focuses on competencies expected upon entry, study skills, test-taking strategies, stress management, mathematics for dosage calculation, critical thinking, critical reasoning, and introduction to the nursing process.

AHL-003: Medical Terminology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course provides techniques for medical word building and interpretation using basic word elements (root words, prefixes and suffixes.) Students learn anatomical, physiological, and pathological medical terminology, as well as therapeutic and diagnostic words with the overview of each body system.

AHL-011: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Min Credits: 0.5)

The course is designed to prepare the student to provide mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing and closed chest heart compression (Basic Life Support) to a victim of sudden death. This course is taught according to guidelines of the American Heart Association. AHA CPR/AED course completion cards will be issued to students who successfully meet course objectives. The student is required to read the textbook "BLS for Healthcare Providers" prior to attending class.

AHL-012: Emergency/Disaster Preparedness for Allied Health Professionals (0.5 Lecture) (Min Credits: 0.5)

This course is designed to assist health workers in assessing and developing plans for emergency and disaster situations. Pass/No Pass Option.

AHL-020D: Nurse Assistant Fundamentals (3.0 Lecture/0.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.5)

This beginning course in nursing fundamentals will give the student a foundation in the basic scientific principles required to provide health care in a skilled nursing facility. Students who successfully complete this course, along with AH 020E, are eligible to apply for the California Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) examination.

AHL-020E: Nursing Assistant Clinical (Min Credits: 2.0)

This clinical practicum provides the student with experience in the application of basic patient care skills in a skilled nursing facility. Students who successfully complete this course, along with AH 020D, are eligible to apply for the California Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) examination.

AHL-020F: Home Health Aide Fundamentals (1.5 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.5)

This course introduces the Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) to the basic concepts of home care nursing. Students learn entry-level skills for employment as a home health aide. Successful completion of this course, along with AH 020G, provides eligibility for a California Home Health Aide (HHA) certificate.

AHL-020G: Home Health Aide Clinical (Min Credits: 0.5)

This clinical practicum provides the student with experience in basic nursing skills in a home setting. Students who successfully complete this course along with AH 020F are eligible to apply for the California Home Health Aide Certificate.

AHL-914: Math for Health Occupations (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is an introduction to math calculations for health occupations students. It provides the learner with the opportunity to explore the math functions within the health field.