Allied Health Classes

See related course listings under Athletic Training and Nursing.

AH200 Introduction to Adaptation Nursing. 3 hours (2 lecture/1 lab hours).  This course reviews the legal underpinnings of the profession of nursing and human developmental concepts. Basic communication skills pertinent to therapeutic communication utilized in healthcare are explored. The nursing process is explained, and the student is introduced to Roy's Adaptation Model. Scheduled lab sessions introduce the student to basic skills required of professional nurses while independently scheduled lab hours provide the opportunity for guided completed of this course. Demonstration of appropriate basic clinical skills is required for successful completion of this course. The lab and lecture contact hours meet the Carnegie requirements for the credit hours rewarded. This course is prerequisite to all CLAS nursing courses. Prerequisite: BI205 or concurrent enrollment. Spring. 10/11

AH212 Medical Terminology. 3 hours. The purpose of this class is to familiarize the student with typical medical terminology, how these terms are constructed, and the meaning of pertinent prefixes and suffices associated with the technical healthcare language. Spring.

AH260 Special Problems. 1-5 hours. Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. Prerequisite: Instructor's permission.

AH314 Pathophysiology. 3 hours. This course will examine altered physiologic functions and their effects on adaptation. The roles of heredity and the changing environment on physical function are emphasized. Cross-listed with BI314. Prerequisites: BI107, BI205, and BI305. Spring.

AH316 Data Analysis for Nursing Practice. 3 hours. This course focuses on statistical data and terminology as it applies to nursing research. Students will learn the importance of statistics in performing data analysis and will be introduced to basic statistical procedures. Prerequisite: MA103 (or MA101/102). Recommended: MA105 Elementary Statistics.

AH360 Special Problems. 1-5 hours. Independent study or research on a subject of interest to an individual student. Prerequisite: Instructor's permission.

 
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