2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 06, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

ALHE 106 - Pathology and Prevention in Health Care

3 CR
This course discusses diagnostic and treatment measures for common pathologies found in health care. Students will identify common pathology related to each body system and discuss ways to educate patients on treatment, prevention, and proper nutrition. Students will also discuss and describe the basic principles of first aid in the ambulatory care setting.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. List major types of infectious agents.
  2. Describe the infection cycle.
  3. Define the practice within an ambulatory care setting.
  4. Identify methods of controlling the growth of microorganisms.
  5. Define the principles of standard precautions.
  6. Define personal protective equipment (PPE).
  7. Identify the Center for Disease Control (CDC) regulations that impact healthcare practices.