ALLIED HEALTH

(ALH)

 

 

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ALH 233 ADMINISTRATIVE II – ADVANCED MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES

4 Credits, 5 Contacts
This course follows an introduction to office management and business administration of a medical office in Administrative I. The medical office finances are covered including: coding, diagnostic and procedural, billing of […]

ALH 235 Medical Assistant Clinical I

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
Medical Clinical I covers the responsibilities of the medical assistant in working with the physician in the medical office/clinic. These responsibilities include obtaining patient medical history; measuring vital signs; preparing the […]

ALH 236 Medical Assisting Clinical II

3 Credits, 5 Contacts
Clinical II is a continuation of Clinical I. Following the Clinical II experience students will be able to administer various forms of medication, demonstrate proper technique for venipuncture for purpose of […]

ALH 238 MEDICAL ASSISTANT PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Medical Assistant practicum focuses first on the business/administration aspect within the clinical setting. It is intended to provide the student with experience in the work environment in the front office […]

ALH 240 INSURANCE CLAIMS PROCESSING

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to provide students information necessary to accurately complete insurance claims for facilities and physicians. Students will demonstrate their ability to apply diagnostic and procedural codes to […]

ALH 250 MEDICAL LAW & BIOETHICS

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is composed of two major components: bioethics and medical law and ethics. Bioethics is the study of the ethics of life (and death) and includes familiar topics such as […]

ALH 260 ADVANCED EKG INTERPRETATION

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to assist the student who has obtained competency in the basic techniques of EKG application and interpretation through other coursework or programs. Interpretation of dysrhythmias, EKG analyses […]

ALH 280 CODING SPECIALIST – PHYSICIAN-BASED (CCS-P) PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Coding Specialist – Physician-based (CCS-P) serves a key role in the medical office, clinic or hospital setting. CCS-Ps are coding practitioners who specialize in physician-based settings such as physician offices, […]

ALH 281 MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Medical Administrative Specialist serves a key role in the medical office, clinic or hospital setting. This multi-skilled practitioner is competent in medical records management, insurance processing, coding and billing, management […]

ALH 285 PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN PRACTICUM

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
The Phlebotomy Technician Practicum focuses first on laboratory skills within the clinical setting. It is intended to provide the student with experience in the work environment in the laboratory of a […]

ALH 290 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION EXAM REVIEW

3 Credits, 3 Contacts
This course is designed to review the entire Medical Assistant program in preparation for the National Certified Medical Assisting Examination.
 
Prerequisite: Completion of all courses in the Medical Assistant program, except ALH […]