Allied Health Sciences
ALHS 1011 : Structure & Function of the Human Body
Focuses on basic normal structure and function of the human body. Topics include general plan and function of the human body, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous and sensory systems, endocrine system, cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, and reproductive system
ALHS 1040 : Introduction to Health Care
ALHS 1060 : Diet & Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences
ALHS 1090 : Medical Terminology for AHS
Introduces the elements of medical terminology. Emphasis is placed on building familiarity with medical words through knowledge of roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Topics include: origins (roots, prefixes, and suffixes), word building, abbreviations and symbols, and terminology related to the human anatomy.
GERT 1000 : Understanding the Gerontological Client
Introduces a grouping of fundamental principles, practices, and issues common in the health care profession. In addition to the essential skills, students explore various delivery systems and related issues. Topics include: basic life support/CPR, basic emergency care/first aid and triage, vital signs, infection control/blood and air-borne pathogens
GERT 1020 : Behavioral Aspects of Aging
This course addresses behavioral health issues associated with aging, including psycho-social impact of cultural and cohort influences; a discussion of prevention, diagnosis, assessment, and intervention; as well as an examination of pertinent legislation.
GERT 1030 : Gerontological Nutrition
This course provides a study of the nutritional needs of the individual, including older adults. Topics include: nutrients, standard and modified diets, nutrition throughout the lifespan, and client education.