Basic Allied Health Care, Career Pathway Certificate of Completion
The Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Basic Allied Health Care was created in response to the region’s need for skilled health care workers. The Pathway Certificate consists of an evidence-based curriculum that gives students a solid foundation in the allied health field. The program supports candidates to move into advanced training programs in the health care profession.
This certificate provides students with the chance to gain entry-level skills in a high demand career field. This Career Pathway also gains 'points' toward Southwestern's Nursing Program application.
Students must complete a minimum of 16 credit hours with a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or better. All courses in this program must be completed with a grade of ‘C’ or better. One course must be completed at Southwestern before the Career Pathway Certificate of Completion: Basic Allied Health Care is awarded.
Complete the graduation application process one term prior to the term of completion (e.g., spring term graduates must apply during winter term).
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate general knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and medical law and ethics.
- Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of clinical practice.
- Practice professionalism as it relates to health care.
Math and writing placement are unique to each student and are determined during the admissions and intake advising process. Additional math or writing courses may be required prior to taking the math or writing program requirements in this degree. For more information on placement methods used, visit our college placement policy here.
|AH100||Introduction to Health Care Careers||2|
|AH111||Medical Terminology I||3|
|AH112||Medical Terminology II||3|
|AH121||Body Structures and Functions I||3|
|AH122||Body Structures and Functions II||3|
|AH152||Medical Law and Ethics||2|