Allied Health

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Recommended basic skills standards are

This degree program is intended to introduce students to a variety of potential career paths in allied health. Students will complete certifications in several areas including: CNA and EMT-Basic. Students are given the opportunity to progress to higher levels of study in multiple medical fields.

Content criteria, competencies, and student learning outcomes associated with the general education courses required for this degree can be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

General Education Courses

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

or

 

 

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

(3)

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

or

 

 

COM 225

Organizational Communication

(3)

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

or

 

 

ENG 131

Technical Writing I: CO1

(3)

MAT 107

Career Math

3

PSY 101

General Psychology I: SS3

3

SPA 115

Spanish for the Professional I

3

 

 

18

Additional Required Courses

EMS 121

EMT Fundamentals

3

EMS 122

EMT Medical Emergencies

4

EMS 123

EMT Trauma Emergencies

2

EMS 124

EMT Special Considerations

2

EMS 170

EMT Clinical

1

HPR 101

Customer Service in Healthcare

2

HPR 102

CPR for Professionals

0.5

HPR 112

Phlebotomy

4

HPR 113

Advanced Phlebotomy

4

HPR 140

Orientation to Health Careers (Leadership)

6

HPR 178

Medical Terminology

2

HPR 208

Medical Terminology for the Electronic Health Professional

2

MOT 125

Basic Medical Sciences I

3

MOT 133

Basic Medical Sciences II

3

MOT 135

Basic Medical Sciences III

3

NUA 101

Nurse Aide Health Care Skills

4

NUA 170

Nurse Assistant Clinical Experience

1

NUA 171

Clinical: Advanced Nurse Aide

1

 

 

47.5

Total Credit Hours

65.5

Additional information available on the Allied Health Department website at www.ppcc.edu/degrees-certificates/Allied-Health.