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NCBH 400: SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION: BIOLOGICAL & HEALTH SCIENCES

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Effective Term: Summer 2021
Units: 0
Hours: 36-360 hours laboratory total per quarter.
Degree & Credit Status: Non-Degree-Applicable Non-Credit Course
Basic Skills, 1 Level Below Transfer
Foothill GE: Non-GE
Transferable: None
Grade Type: Non-Credit Course (Receives no Grade)
Repeatability: Unlimited Repeatability

Description

An open-entry, open-exit course for students who seek academic support through supplemental instruction and use of computers, to fill in missing prerequisite knowledge and strengthen skills developed in a referring course or courses as follows: AHS 52, 60A, 60D-F; D A 50, 51A-C, 53A-C, 56, 57, 58, 60A-B, 62A-C, 63, 71, 73, 74, 85, 88; D H 300A-B, 302, 304, 305A-D, 308, 316A-B, 318, 320A-D, 322, 326A-C; DMS 50A-B, 51A, 52A-C, 53A-C, 54A-B, 55A-B, 56A-B, 60A-F, 70A-E, 72A, 80A; EMS 50, 52, 53, 60A-B, 61A-B, 62A-B, 63A-B, 64A-B, 120; HLTH 20, 21, 22, 23; HORT 10, 15, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, 40, 45, 52C, 52E, 52G-H, 52M, 54A-D, 54J-L, 55A, 60B-D, 60F-G, 60J, 60L, 80A-G, 80I-K, 400A-C; PHT 50, 51, 52A-B, 53, 54A-B, 55A-B, 56, 64A-B; RSPT 50A-C, 51A-C, 52, 53A-B, 54, 55A-G, 56, 57, 60C, 61A-D, 62, 63A, 65, 70A-D, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87A-B, 88; R T 51A-C, 52D, 53, 53A-D, 53AL-CL, 54A-C, 55A-C, 61B, 62A-C, 63, 63A-C, 64, 65, 71, 72, 75; V T 51, 51A-F, 52A-B, 53A-C, 54A-B, 55, 56, 57L, 58L, 60, 61, 66, 70, 72, 75A-C, 81, 83, 84, 84L, 85, 86, 88A, 89, 91, 92, 93, 95.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. Use online course management system(s) to practice problem solving in Allied Health Sciences, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, EMR/EMT/Paramedic, Health, Environmental Horticulture & Design, Pharmacy Technician, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, and Veterinary Technology courses.
B. Identify and use appropriate computer software for mastery of course content in Allied Health Sciences, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, EMR/EMT/Paramedic, Health, Environmental Horticulture & Design, Pharmacy Technician, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, and Veterinary Technology courses.
C. Master use of equipment appropriate for the discipline.
D. Demonstrate mastery of knowledge of basic science principles and core medicine concepts pertinent to the focus discipline.
E. Use individualized instruction to enhance learning in Allied Health Sciences, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, EMR/EMT/Paramedic, Health, Environmental Horticulture & Design, Pharmacy Technician, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, and Veterinary Technology courses.

Course Content

A. Use online course management system(s), for example:
1. Canvas
2. Pearson Mastering Biology, Mastering Microbiology
B. Identify and use appropriate computer software, for example:
1. Generating reports using software
a. Microsoft Excel
b. Microsoft Word
2. Additional practice using software
a. Visible Body
b. Osiryx
c. Pearson Mastering Biology, Mastering Microbiology
C. Master use of discipline-specific equipment, for example:
1. Microscopes
2. X-ray equipment
3. Ventilators and other respiratory therapy equipment
4. High Fidelity simulation manikins
5. EKG monitors
6. Dental hygiene instruments
7. Dental typodonts
D. Use individualized instruction
1. Apply knowledge to enhance learning in Allied Health Sciences, Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, EMR/EMT/Paramedic, Health, Environmental Horticulture & Design, Pharmacy Technician, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, and Veterinary Technology courses
a. Individualized instruction
b. Computer research
c. Use of software
d. Use of equipment

Lab Content

A. Determining different approaches to problem solving.
B. Exploring application of biological concepts.
C. Applying classroom theory in a practical setting.
D. Discussion of clinical cases.
E. Applying classroom theory in a practical setting.

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

A. Internet access and computers with appropriate software.
B. Equipment appropriate for the various disciplines.

Method(s) of Evaluation

Methods of evaluation may include but are not limited to:
A. Completion of homework problems and written assignments as assigned by course instructor
B. Completion of additional problems beyond those assigned by the course instructor
C. Completion of lab reports
D. Ability to use appropriate equipment
E. OSCEs and practicum examination
F. Written quizzes and exams
G. Oral case presentation
H. Site visits

Method(s) of Instruction

A. Individualized instruction based on student's progress
B. Working in groups
C. Working on computers
D. Working with appropriate equipment

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

Students will use textbook(s) in referring courses.
 

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

A. Homework assignments
1. Problems are assigned by the course instructor
2. Completion of both online and written assignments
B. Laboratory assignments
1. Problems are assigned by course instructor
2. Completion of both online and written assignments
C. Additional coursework
1. Reading textbook
2. Reviewing data and images for mastery
 

Discipline(s)

Biological Sciences, Dental Technology, Emergency Medical Technologies, Health Care Ancillaries, Pharmacy Technology, Radiological Technology, Registered Veterinary Technician, Respiratory Technologies