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ALH 100 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CAREERS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

Presents information on the health care system and employment opportunities for a variety of health care careers. Includes an overview of health care development, how health delivery systems are organized, legal and ethical considerations of health care delivery, and an overview of various health care professions. Students are encouraged to explore […]

Jul 27, 2016|

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ALH 103 NUTRITION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to assist the student in developing a foundation for good nutrition. Fundamental principles of nutrition essential to maintain health, prevent illness and provide support during illness are presented. Nutritional concerns relating to each age group will be addresses as well as specific disease conditions and relevant therapeutic […]

Jul 26, 2016|

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ALH 104 NURSE AIDE COURSE

6 Credits, 6 Contacts

This course is designed to guide you in learning the skills required for certification as a nurse aide. The course will give you the skills needed to do your duties as a (NA) nurse aide and prepare you for the state certification exam. The lessons will help you better understand your […]

Jul 25, 2016|

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ALH 111 DIAGNOSTIC CODING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

This course is designed to provide students with the necessary principles for properly coding diseases, conditions, and injuries. Students will learn and be expected to demonstrate the ability to translate written diagnoses into the appropriate ICD-9-CM numeric designations. Emphasis is also placed on coding compliance and adherence to official guidelines. […]

Jul 24, 2016|

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ALH 205 Pharmacology for Health Occupations

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is an introduction to basic pharmacology with an emphasis on the importance of medications in helping people to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The most common medications in current use are discussed according to body systems, with emphasis on classifications, uses, routes of administration, dosages, interactions, incompatibilities, and side effects […]

Jul 20, 2016|

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ALH 210 PROCEDURAL CODING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

This course is designed to provide students with the necessary principles for applying the CPT procedural code that most accurately identifies the service performed. Students will learn and be expected to demonstrate the ability to translate documentation into the appropriate procedural code. Emphasis is also placed on coding compliance and adherence […]

Jul 19, 2016|

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ALH 218 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

3 Credits, 3 Contacts

This course addresses basic terminology required of the Allied Health professional and provides a basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathology, special procedures, laboratory procedures, and pharmacology. Greek and Latin prefixes, suffixes, word roots and combining forms are presented. Emphasis is on forming a foundation for a medical vocabulary including meaning, […]

Jul 18, 2016|

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ALH 222 Disease Conditions

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
Presents the basic concepts of diseases, their causes and functional disturbances as they relate to body systems. Includes the participating risk factors and appropriate methods of patient education regarding various disease processes.

Prerequisite: ALH 218 Medical Terminology. Medical Assistant students are encouraged to take this course in a traditional classroom.

Jul 17, 2016|

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ALH 230 MEDICAL OFFICE LABORATORY PROCEDURES

4 Credits, 6 Contacts

This course involves the study of interactions between microbes and humans and the practice of handling medically important microbes, blood and body fluids. Practical experiences include aseptic techniques in collecting, handling and testing of specimens. The student will learn how to accurately collect and process blood samples by mastering both […]

Jul 16, 2016|

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ALH 232 ADMINISTRATIVE I – MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
 
This is an introduction to the office management and business administration of a medical office. Information relating to reception duties, telephone procedures, handling medical records, filing and record management, as well as a medical-legal responsibility.
 
Prerequisite: CIS 101

Jul 15, 2016|

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