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Allied Health Education

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AHE 100 Introduction to Healthcare • 5 Cr.

An introduction to health care delivery systems, associated career opportunities, and related trends. Looks at the industry as a whole and the integration of services and professions. Students explore career choices including educational requirements, job outlooks, governing agencies, occupational requirements, pay ranges, professional requirements, and employer expectations. Previously HPRO 100. Either HPRO 100 or AHE 100 may be taken for credit, but not both.

AHE 110 Medical Terminology • 5 Cr.

Provides a comprehensive foundation of basic medical terminology for use in health care careers. Includes Greek and Latin word roots, prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, special endings, plural forms, abbreviations and symbols. Terminology emphasis on body structures, anatomical systems, pathologies, medical procedures, medical specialties, and common terms and abbreviations used in health care. Introduces concepts and application or reading, writing and interpreting common medical formats such as HPI and SOAP. Previously HPRO 120. Either HPRO 120 or AHE 110 may be taken for credit, but not both.

AHE 120 Safety for Healthcare • 2 Cr.

Provides basic training in CPR, First Aid, HIV/AIDS, and the prevention of workplace violence. Previously HPRO 105 and RADON 107. Either one of HPRO 105 or RADON 107 or AHE 120 may be taken for credit.

AHE 130 Human Systems • 5 Cr.

Introductory course covering basic cellular, tissue, organ and system structure. Presents an overview of the structure and function of human systems. This course does not substitute for BIOL& 241 and/or BIOL& 242. Previously HPRO 125. Either HPRO 125 or AHE 130 may be taken for credit, but not both.

AHE 140 Professional Relationships in Healthcare • 5 Cr.

Includes interpersonal communication with patients, families, and co-workers. Developing communication skills, cultural competencies, and maintaining customer satisfaction in health care settings. Introduces HIPAA compliance in communication. Previously HPRO 130. Either HPRO 130 or AHE 140 may be taken for credit, but not both.

AHE 194 Special Topics in Allied Health • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized, supplemental, or in-depth study of Health Sciences and Allied Health topics. Specific topics are announced in the course schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Previously HPO 194.

AHE 195 Special Topics in Allied Health • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized, supplemental, or in-depth study of Health Sciences and Allied Health topics. Specific topics are announced in the course schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Previously HPRO 195.

AHE 196 Special Topics in Allied Health • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized, supplemental, or in-depth study of Health Sciences and Allied Health topics. Specific topics are announced in the course schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Previously HPRO 196.

AHE 197 Special Topics in Allied Health • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized, supplemental, or in-depth study of Health Sciences and Allied Health topics. Specific topics are announced in the course schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Previously HPRO 197.

AHE 199 Individual Study in Allied Health • V1-10 Cr.

Covers directed readings, special projects and independent study by an individual student. Designed for students to coordinate with an instructor to investigate individual topics of interest in Health Professions. Specific topics of interest to be arranged with instructor. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Previously HPRO 199.

AHE 294 Special Topics in Allied Health • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized, supplemental, or in-depth study of Health Sciences and Allied Health topics. Specific topics are announced in the course schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Previously HPRO 294.

AHE 295 Special Topics in Allied Health • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized, supplemental, or in-depth study of Health Sciences and Allied Health topics. Specific topics are announced in the course schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Previously HPRO 295.

AHE 296 Special Topics in Allied Health • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized, supplemental, or in-depth study of Health Sciences and Allied Health topics. Specific topics are announced in the course schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Previously HPRO 296.

AHE 297 Special Topics in Allied Health • V1-10 Cr.

Allows specialized, supplemental, or in-depth study of Health Sciences and Allied Health topics. Specific topics are announced in the course schedule. Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Previously HPRO 297.