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Allied Health

Allied Health


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.

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Certificate Requirements - Minimum of 31 Credit Hours Print Requirements

Program Requirements       (16 hours)
AH113Medical Terminology 2 credits
BIO217Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 credits
BIO218Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4 credits
ENG111Freshman Composition I 3 credits
PSYC101Introduction to Psychology 3 credits
Approved Electives       (15 hours)
AH105Nursing Assistant Training 4 credits
AH210Nutrition 3 credits
BIO201Medical Microbiology 4 credits
CSA150Computer Fundamentals 3 credits
HD260Critical Thinking and Problem Solving 3 credits
OADM223Medical Office Procedures 4 credits
PSYC242Developmental Life Span 3 credits
SPAN212Spanish for Health Professionals 3 credits
SPCH112Interpersonal Communication 3 credits

Allied Health Certificate Curriculum Profile 2012-2015

RN-PN Programs 2014-2015 Student Handbook

Gainful Employment Allied Health Information

Program Resources

Program Director: Constance Reichert RN MSN
Phone: (505)454-2523
Email: creichert@luna.edu

ACCESS Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Janice Medrano
Phone: (505)454-2546
Email: jmedrano@luna.edu

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