AHSC 200. Orientation to Professions in the Health Sciences. 1-1-0. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Review of various health care disciplines to include the process of entry into professional programs and the development of professionalism. (51.0999)

AHSC 220. Pathophysiology. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in BIOL 116. Systems approach which identifies, characterizes, and analyzes physiological alterations in the functions of the human body. Emphasis on the alterations of normal physiology and the various ways alterations are manifested. (51.0999)

AHSC 221. Pharmacology. 3-3-0. Prerequisites: C or better in BIOL 114, 115, 116, and 117 and credit or registration in NURS 226 or BIOL 155. Underlying principles of actions of various drug groups; sources, physical and chemical properties, physiological actions, absorption rate, excretion, therapeutic uses, side effects, and toxicity. Emphasis on fundamental concepts applying to actions of most drugs. (51.0999)

AHSC 312. Musculoskeletal Evaluation. 3-2-3. Prerequisite: C or better in BIOL 114 and BIOL 115. In depth study of the musculoskeletal system including proper palpation techniques and muscle origin, insertion, action, and innervations. (51.0999)

AHSC 315. Functional Anatomy. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in PHYS 101 or 151, BIOL 114 and BIOL 115. The mechanical analysis of the neuromusculoskeletal systems and their impact on function. (51.0999)

AHSC 324. Lifespan Motor Development. 3-3-0. Prerequisites: C or better in BIOL 114 and 115. The study of motor behavior from infancy to older adulthood and its relationship to the development of normal function. (51.0999)

AHSC 340. Fundamentals of Therapeutic Modalities. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in BIOL 116 and 117 and PHYS 101, 151 or 201. Theory and principles of the physiological effects of therapeutic modalities. (51.0999)

AHSC 404. Research in Health Sciences. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing. In-depth review of research and literature relevant to allied health sciences. (51.0999)

AHSC 408. Medical Conditions. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in BIOL 116. Medical illnesses with emphasis on common conditions/diseases. (51.0901)

AHSC 410. Clinical Human Performance. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in HPED 360. Theory and application of human performance testing for health and wellness. (51.0999)

AHSC 425. Special Topics in Allied Health Sciences. 3-3-0. Prerequisites: Junior standing. In-depth review of selected health care topics within the allied health discipline. May be repeated for credit if content differs, but not more than six semester hours can be applied toward degree requirements. (51.09999)

AHSC 426. Special Topics. 1-1-0. Prerequisites: AHSC majors and senior standing. Selected topics in the health sciences. (51.0999)

AHSC 440. Integrated Health Professions Practice I. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing. A comprehensive overview of US healthcare organizational structure, financing and reimbursement options, and delivery policies and procedures, as well as changes and trends that are shaped by social, economic, and political factors. (51.0701)

AHSC 442. Integrated Health Professions Practice II. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in AHSC 440. Examination of how research and policy affect organizational structure of various healthcare delivery systems. (51.0701)

AHSC 450. Seminar in Contemporary Health Care Issues. 3-3-0. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Examination of legal and ethical issues for the allied healthcare professional. (51.9999)




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