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Class Schedule
A Complete List of Classes

 

Patient Care Navigator/Promotor Education & Empowerment Program Course Descriptions

CBOT 430 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, PART I

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 24 lecture hours/ semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description:Introduc­tion to the use of PCs including the basic features of Windows, word processing, and presentation graphics using Microsoft Office. CBOT 415 or proper keyboarding technique is recommended. Transfer: CSU, UC*.

HMSV 161 INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Units (Letter grade) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 16 lecture hours/ semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description:An overview of key Human Services resources in San Mateo County. Covers the following resources: emergency, alcohol and drug, children’s/youth services, disabilities, education, employment and training, financial assistance, food programs, health, housing, immigration, legal, seniors, recreation and mental health. Access, eligibility, funding, referral and assessment techniques are examined. Transfer: CSU.

HMSV 262 INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY SUPPORT: BUILDING RESPECTFUL PARTNERSHIPS (Also ECE. 262)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/8 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description:Overview of Family Support programs within Early Child­hood Education. Included is a historical perspective, Family Support principles, and effective communication guides between families, childcare providers, teachers, and community agencies. This course is one of two (HMSV 264, other course) for a specialization for Master Teacher on the Child Development Permit matrix. Transfer: CSU.

HMSV 264 THE LIFE CYCLE OF THE FAMILY (Also ECE. 264)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture/8 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description:The life cycle of the family bridging individual and family development with cultural and social perspectives. The emphasis is on the diversity within contemporary families and the establishment of family support programs. This course is one of two (HMSV 262, other course) for a specialization for Master Teacher on the Child Development Permit Matrix. Transfer: CSU: DSI.

HMSV 265 FAMILY DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO, PART I

Units (Letter grade) 1.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 24 lecture hours/ semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description:Stu­dents create a portfolio demonstrating skills in the following areas: a sustainable route to healthy self-reliance, worker self-empowerment, building mutually respectful relationships, communication, and cultural competence. Recommended to be taken in conjunction with HMSV 262. Transfer: CSU.

HMSV 266 FAMILY DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO, PART II

Units (Letter grade) 1.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 24 lecture hours/ semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description: Students create a portfolio demonstrating skills in the following areas: ongo­ing assessment, home visiting, helping families access specialized services, facilitating family conferences, support groups, community meetings, and collaboration. Recommended to be taken in conjunc­tion with HMSV 264. Transfer: CSU.

HMSV 672 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION: INTERNSHIP

Units (Grade Option) 1-3; Class Hours: 1-3 lab hours/semester (60 to 180 volunteer on the job hours/semester); Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 12 completed units in the occupational discipline. Description:Students may enroll in a volunteer, cooperative internship to apply skills learned from classroom instruction at a supervised work site. The internship must be supervised by a job supervisor and an appropriate faculty member for the chosen occupational discipline. Course orientations are held the first three weeks of the semester and attendance at one is mandatory. May be repeated for credit up to 16 units. This limitation applies to Occupational Cooperative Education work experience (any combination of 670 and/or 672 courses) offered within the SMCCCD. Transfer: CSU.

HSCI 100 GENERAL HEALTH SCIENCE

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/ semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description:Introduction to basic concepts of personal health with emphasis on promotion of physical and emotional well-being. Analysis of contemporary health issues with a focus on detection, treatment, and prevention of health problems. Physiological, social and psychological factors influencing the healthy well-being of individuals throughout the life span. Transfer: CSU: E1, UC.

HSCI 430 FIRST AID

Units (Grade Option) 0.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 8 lecture hours/ semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description:This course provides training in basic first aid skills. Upon completion, student may obtain certification. Transfer: CSU: E1, UC*.

HSCI 432 CPR: ADULT, CHILD, INFANT FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

Units (Pass/No Pass) 0.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 8 lecture hours/ semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description:This course qualifies students with CPR certification for health care providers. Includes instruction pertinent to adult, child and infant CPR. Training in the use of automatic external defibrillators is also included. Upon completion, student may obtain certification. A $16.00 fee is due at time of class for book and registration card. Transfer: CSU, UC*.

MEDA 100 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ASSISTING

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/ semester; Prerequisite(s): ENGL 836 or 847or ESL 400 OR eligibility for ENGL 100 on approved college English Placement Test and other measures as necessary AND READ 836 or ESL 400 with Credit or a grade of “C” or better OR eligibility for 400-level Reading courses on approved college Reading Placement Test and other measures as necessary. Description:Duties and responsibilities of a medi­cal assistant, transcriptionist, and billing specialist in a physician’s office, clinic, hospital or other medical facility. Emphasizes desirable personality traits and human relationships as well as medical ethics, specialties in the medical field, and office maintenance. Transfer: CSU.

PSYC 100 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/ semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None. Description:Introduc­tion to major topics, theories, and research methods of psychology. Topics include the biological determinants and general processes of behavior such as development, learning, memory, verbal behavior, intelligence, perception, motivation, cognition and consciousness, emotion, personality, social, abnormal and includes methods of therapy. Transfer: CSU: DSI, UC. (IGETC: 4)

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