Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 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
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

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
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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