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Allied Health

Allied Health Division

ALLH-50 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN I EMT-1Certification
4 units: 4 hours lecture, 36 total clock hours lab,
plus 8 hours field patient care.
Limitations on enrollment: Negative TB skin test or negative chest x-ray for TB; a CPR course based on American Red Cross or American Heart Association that includes one- and two-rescuers CPR plus infant CPR.
Advisories: ENGL-84; ALLH-67; a first-aid course equivalent to the course offered by the American Red Cross.
This beginning course is designed to teach basic emergency medical procedures and responsibilities, including stabilization of the sick and injured for transportation to medical facilities, care during transport, communication with base-hospital personnel, and transfer of the injured to the base-hospital emergency room. This course meets the requirements of Title 22, Division of California Administrative Code. Students successfully completing ALLH-50 and ALLH-51 are eligible to take the EMT I certifying exam from any EMS Agency within the State of California. It is recommended that the student take ALLH-50 and ALLH-51 concurrently. (2/02)

ALLH-51 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN I, AMBULANCE EMT-1Certification
1 unit: 18 total hours lecture, plus 8 hours of field experience. Limitations on enrollment: Valid California driver's license; negative TB skin test or negative chest x-ray for TB; a CPR course based on American Red Cross or American Heart Association that includes one- and two-rescuer CPR plus infant CPR.
Advisories: ENGL-84; ALLH-67; a first-aid course equivalent to the course offered by the American Red Cross.
This course provides the ambulance module of the EMT I certification program. Topics for the course include the roles and responsibilities of ambulance personnel, legal aspects of ambulance operation, radio communications, records and reports, intravenous monitoring techniques, maintenance of medical equipment and supplies, driver licensing requirements, and techniques of ambulance driving. This course with ALLH-50 satisfies the California Administrative Code requirements for eligibility for certification as an EMT I. It is recommended that the student take ALLH-50 and ALLH-51 concurrently. (2/02)

ALLH-67 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
(Formerly OFTC-67) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course is a study of general medical terminology -- diagnostic, operative, and symptomatic terms related to body systems -- with emphasis on proper spelling and pronunciation. (10/03)

ALLH-80 NURSE ASSISTANT CNA Certification
3 units: 3 hours lecture. Limitations on enrollment: Orientation workshop; CPR card - Module A/C; negative TB skin test or chest x-ray within past 6 months; physical within past 6 months; Penal Code violations clearance. Two-way corequisite: ALLH-80L.
Advisories: ENGL-80, ENGL-84.
The course provides basic skills required of the nurse assistant employed in skilled nursing facilities and extended care facilities. The course emphasizes care of the older adult client and assistance with the activities of daily living: bathing, dressing, exercise movement, eating, and eliminating; safety measures, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and rehabilitation techniques are also covered. This course meets the State Department of Health Services' requirements for eligibility to take the nurse assistant certification examination. (4/00)

ALLH-80L NURSE ASSISTANT LABORATORY CNA Certification
2.5 units: 7.5 hours lab.
Limitations on enrollment: Orientation workshop; CPR card - Module A/C; negative TB skin test or chest x-ray within past 6 months; physical within past 6 months; and Penal Code violations clearance.
Two-way corequisite: ALLH-80. Advisories: ENGL-80, ENGL-84.
This course provides clinical instruction and practice of basic nursing skills required of nurse assistants. Students will practice skills in lab and then be assigned to assist clients in skilled nursing facilities. Activities of daily living and rehabilitation procedures will be emphasized. Meets the State Department of Health Services' requirements for eligibility to take the nurse assistant certification examination. (4/00)


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