Oct 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AHS 107 - Clinical Computations

Class: 2 Credits: 2
This course is a study of the principles and applications of computations used in the clinical setting.

Prerequisite(s): Take MAT 031  and MAT 032  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:
  • Application of chemistry to respiratory care.
  • Application of microbiology to respiratory care.
  • Pulmonary function testing.
  • How to calculate and interpret a pulmonary function test.
  • Application of physics to respiratory care.
  • Using statistics in respiratory care research.

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
Required Materials:
Students are expected to view the Panopto recordings for each unit prior to class and come to class prepared to discuss and apply the information presented.
Grading System:
The standard mathematical procedure of rounding will be applied to arrive at a whole number percentage in the final grade calculation.

A grade of “C” or higher is required to continue in the associate degree program.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Administer pulmonary function testing.
  2. Calculate and interpret a pulmonary function test.
  3. Explain the application of chemistry, physics, and microbiology to respiratory care.
  4. Evaluate statistics used in respiratory care research.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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