The Certificate in Allied Health provides students with an educational background to facilitate possible admission into an Allied Health/Nursing program or employment opportunities in healthcare, such as medical office assistant or nursing assistant. The intent of the certificate is to provide foundational knowledge in the Allied Health Profession.
Students interested in pursuing a career as a medical office assistant should complete the following electives: CSA150, HD260, OADM223, SPAN212 and SPCH112. Students interested in pursuing a career as a nursing assistant should complete the following electives: AH105, AH210, BIO201, PSYC242 and SPAN212.
Coursework in the Allied Health Certificate can be applied toward the Associate of General Studies Degree. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with their LCC advisor for proper advisement and course selection.
Institutional Proficiency Requirement
In addition to the courses listed below for this program of study, students must also complete institutional proficiency of MATH075 that is outlined on page 77 to meet all graduation requirements.
Approved Electives (15 hours)
|AH105||Nursing Assistant Training||4 credits|
|BIO201||Medical Microbiology||4 credits|
|CSA150||Computer Fundamentals||3 credits|
|HD260||Critical Thinking and Problem Solving||3 credits|
|OADM223||Medical Office Procedures||4 credits|
|PSYC242||Developmental Life Span||3 credits|
|SPAN212||Spanish for Health Professionals||3 credits|
|SPCH112||Interpersonal Communication||3 credits|
Program Director: Constance Reichert RN MSNPhone: (505)454-2523
ACCESS Center Personnel
Director: Renee MaestasPhone: (505)454-5355
Advisor: Melissa LopezPhone: (505)454-5357