2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Allied Health

ALHL 001 – 0 Credits, 1 Billable Hours
Drug Dosage and Solutions

ALHL 104 – 2 Credits
Introduction to Health Careers

Provides opportunity to examine interests in allied health careers with emphasis on programs at CCBC; includes sessions at the CCBC Essex Career Development Center, campus library, and an area hospital. Presenters from CCBC allied health programs will visit the class. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: RDNG 051 or ESOL 044; or ACLT 052 Corequisite: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054

ALHL 115 – 3 Credits
Medical Terminology

Studies the language of medicine including word construction, definitions, and use of words related to medical science in general; emphasizes the interpretation and translation of medical records and documents. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

ALHL 132 – 3 Credits
Basic Nutrition

Explores current concepts of practical and applied nutrition; studies food selection, current myths and misconceptions, the relationship of nutrients to optimal health, obesity and weight control, food choices, deficiency diseases, food preparation, health foods, additives and preservatives, food poisoning, and common diseases affecting the gastrointestinal system. NOTE: Same as HLTH 132. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: RDNG 051 or ESOL 044; or ACLT 052

ALHL 135 – 3 Credits
Nutrition

Provides in-depth study of food groups and nutrients, including meal planning, weight control and common therapeutic diets. Designed for nursing students.

Prerequisites: CHEM 107 or CHEM 105 and BIOL 110 or 101 or BIOL 109.

ALHL 155 – 3 Credits
Biomedical Ethics

Provides a forum for students and practitioners in the allied health field to explore moral and ethical issues with which they are faced in the health care milieu. NOTE: Same as PHIL 155, credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052; and MATH 081.

ALHL 232 – 3 Credits
Contemporary Issues in Nutrition

Explores current concepts of practical and applied nutrition such as; food selection, "empty calories", current myths and misconceptions, the relationship of nutrients to optimal health, weight control, food preparation, health foods, food additives, food poisoning, etc. BIOL 256 is the nutrition course recommended for nursing students. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052 and MATH 083 and HLTH 101 or PEFT 101

ALHL 296 – 6 Credits
Independnet Study