Allied Health Courses

Allied Health (ALH) courses

  • ALH 100 Certified Nurse Assistant

    Prerequisite(s): Co-requisite: ALH 105.

    Certified Nurse Assistant training prepares students for employment in a long-term care facility. Course will meet state requirements for CNA training. Upon completion student will be certified to work as a certified nursing assistant and provide patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Additional state mandated and facility mandated requirements may be required for employment depending on agency regulations. If a student passes ALH 100 but does not pass ALH 105, the student will be required to retake ALH 100 concurrently with the retake of ALH 105. Course fee.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    314Upon demand
  • ALH 105 Certified Nurse Assistant Clinical

    Prerequisite(s): Co-requisite: ALH 100.

    Certified Nurse Assistant training prepares students for employment in a long-term care facility. Course will meet state requirements for CNA training. Upon completion student will be certified to work as a certified nursing assistant and provide patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. Additional state mandated and facility mandated requirements may be required for employment depending on agency regulations. This course meets the state mandated 100 hours of OJT in a training facility with a clinical supervisor. If a student passes ALH 100 but does not pass ALH 105, the student will be required to retake ALH 100 concurrently with the retake of ALH 105. Course fee.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    309Upon demand
  • ALH 110 Nutrition for Health & Disease

    An introduction to the fundamental concepts in nutrition, nutrient functions, human nutritional requirements throughout the lifespan, food sources, evaluating nutrition information, food safety, and the role of nutrition in the management of common health problems. Licensed Practical Nurses who have been admitted to the LPN-to-RN program may receive advanced credit for ALH 110. (See "Licensed Practical Nurse" in the catalog index.)

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall, Spring
  • ALH 116 Medical Terminology

    A study of medical terminology including basic word structure, prefixes, suffixes, root words, compound words and abbreviations with an emphasis on spelling, pronunciation, definition, and usage. Commonly accepted abbreviations and symbols will also be covered.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    330Fall, Spring, Summer
  • ALH 130 Math Skills for Allied Health

    This course includes foundation-level math skills such as: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions and mixed numbers, decimals. Additional topics include the metric system, percentages, the translation of physician orders and prescriptions written with abbreviations, application of measurement and dose conversions, use of thermometers, abbreviations, and reading military time. Must pass this course with a grade of C or better. This course may not be taken pass/not pass.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    220Upon demand