Course Descriptions

Allied Health


ALH 323
Health Professional as Teacher
3 credits

This course focuses on the development of teaching skills for professional allied health practice. The course will explore the role of the allied health professional in teaching individuals, families, communities, or peers.


ALH 333
Leadership for Allied Health Professionals
3 credits

This course focuses on the development of leadership skills for professional allied health practice. The course will explore the leadership role through clinical experiences, scholarly reading, self-assessment and awareness, and professional involvement. Use of evidence based practice guidelines will be introduced. Refinement of information literacy skills will be included. This course is only available to ALH students. Clinical documentation is required prior to the start of this course. Details are available on the allied health blackboard site, through the course instructor and the program chair.


ALH 401
Allied Health Professional Capstone
3 credits

This course serves as a capstone course in Allied Health. Students will have the opportunity to explore current issues related to their specific disciplines and health care in general. In addition, each student will prepare and present a portfolio assessment outlining growth in knowledge and skills over the course of the program. Identification of goals for continued professional growth and lifelong learning will be identified. This course is designed to be taken at the end program. This course is only available to ALH students.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of ALH323, ALH333, ALH402 or Approval from program chair.


ALH 402
Medical Law and Ethics
3 credits

This course is designed specifically to enable health care professionals to function as objective members of the health care delivery team while working within legal and ethical boundaries. Students will be introduced to medical law and a broad range of issues specific to the health care industry that have an ethical dimension. This course is only available to ALH students.


ALH 403

3 credits

This course is designed specifically to enable health care professionals to function as objective members of the health care delivery team while working within legal and ethical boundaries. Students will be introduced to medical law and a broad range of issues specific to the health care industry that have an ethical dimension. This course is only available to ALH students.


ALH 480
Excellence in Allied Health
3 credits

This course recognizes the student's achievement of national certification (other than any required for practice) or instructor status. Current use of national certification or instructor status in the student's practice setting is required. This course is available only as a Prior Learning Activity (PLA) and is only available to ALH students.