GCC 2018-19 Catalog - Page 101



CJC 210 THE LAW ENFORCEMENT FUNCTION
3 (3-0)
The course allows students pursuing a career in law enforcement to explore all
aspects of police work. This includes the history of law enforcement, current
methods used by law enforcement officers, and expectations placed on the
police in today’s society.
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Criminal Justice
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
CJC 110 or Consent of Instructor
CJC 211 POLICE ETHICS
3 (3-0)
The course covers the history of law enforcement, ethical behavior, and moral
commitment in standards. Ethical definition and ethical decision- making barriers
are examined and applied to daily police work.
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Criminal Justice
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
CJC 110
CJC 215 JUVENILE JUSTICE
3 (3-0)
The alternatives available to the juvenile offender after disposition of their case
in court are examined. This includes probation, special alternative incarceration,
foster care, adoption, halfway houses and prison terms.
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Criminal Justice
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
CJC 101 or 110
CJC 225 COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS
3 (3-0)
Allows students to explore and understand the methods used to place and keep
the convicted felons within the community. It will provide an overview of the
history, administration, organization and utilization of those methods employed
and what theories may be put into practice in the future.
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Criminal Justice
occupational program.
Prerequisites:
CJC 101 or 110
CJC 235 CRIMINAL LAW
3 (3-0)
This course is designed for students to develop an awareness of criminal law. It
will assist students in understanding both federal and state law, sentencing, and
criminal activity. The students will be able to apply the law to various situations
within the criminal law context and philosophy.
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Criminal Justice
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Allied Health/Business
occupational program.
Prerequisite: Admission into the Program, all first semester courses of the
CMA program with a passage of C (75%) in each course.
CMA 102 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROCEDURES I
4 (3-3)
This course covers the role and responsibilities of a medical assistant working
with a physician or health care provider in a medical clinic. The course will include
documentation, safety measures, obtaining a medical history and patient
education. Other topics covered include nutrition, measuring vital signs,
preparing the examination room and the patient for the exam, dealing with the
special needs of pediatric and geriatric populations, radiological testing,
sterilization techniques and surgical assisting. Life span, cultural diversity and
psychosocial differences will be discussed.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Allied Health/Business
occupational program.
Prerequisite: Admission into the program.
CMA 103 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CLINICAL PROCEDURES II
4 (3-3)
This course is a continuation of Clinical Procedures 1. Following the Clinical 2
experience, the students will be prepared to administer oral and parenteral forms
of medications, and demonstrate skills in assisting with various medical
specialties and office procedures. Students will have an understanding of specific
diseases, conditions and their signs/ symptoms, testing, treatment, medications,
and resources. Students will also have an understanding of emergency response,
evacuation plans, and self-awareness in the event of an emergency situation.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Allied Health/Business
occupational program.
Prerequisite: CMA 102 with a minimum accepted grade of C (75%)
CMA 104 MEDICAL OFFICE LABORATORY AND PHLEBOTOMY
4 (4-6)
This course involves the study of interactions between microbes and the practice
of handling medically important microbes, blood and body fluids. Practical
experiences include aseptic techniques in collecting, handling and testing of
specimens.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Allied Health/Business
occupational program.
Prerequisite: Admission into the program, all first semester courses of the
CMA program with a passage of C (75%) in each course.
CJC 110 or Consent of Instructor
CJC 250 SPECIAL TOPICS
1-4cr
Special courses exploring special topics relevant to the field of Criminal Justice
may be offered on occasion. Topics covered and credits offered will vary.
Students must seek consent from their academic advisor and the Dean of
Students to ensure that credits from the seminar courses may be applied to
certificate and degree requirements
Prerequisite:
None
CJC 295-299 CRIMINAL JUSTICE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 2 to 6 credits
This program is designed for criminal justice degree-seeking students and is
intended to provide an opportunity to integrate classroom theory with practical
experience and observation at a municipal, county, state, or federal criminal
justice agency. The program may be taken during any semester.
The primary content of this course is directly related to the Criminal Justice
occupational program.
Prerequisite:
CJC 101 and CJC 110
MEDICAL ASSISTING
coding, health insurance and the claim form, professional fees, billing and
collecting, banking and human resources are discussed.
(CMA)
The primary content of these courses is directly related to an Allied
Health occupational program.
CMA 100 ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES I
3 (3-4)
This course introduces the student to the medical assisting profession, with
emphasis on the administrative tasks performed in the everyday operation of a
medical office. Integrated throughout the course are career preparation
standards, which include communication, interpersonal skills, technology,
professionalism and other employability skills. Law and ethics in relation to
medicine and the medical office are discussed. Instruction in front end medical
office skills include telephone techniques, scheduling, patient reception and
processing, the office environment and daily operations, as well as written
communications.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Allied Health occupational
program.
Prerequisite: Admission into the program
CMA 101 ADMINISTRATIVE MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURES II
3 (3-4)
This course follows the introduction of Administrative Medical Office Procedures
1 highlighting the health information management of the medical office, billing
and coding procedures and financial and practice management. Instruction in
electronic medical records, HIPAA and privacy, diagnostic and procedural
CMA 105 MEDICAL ASSISTANT PRACTICUM
4 (0-12)
The practicum provides an opportunity for students to experience working in a
qualified, licensed healthcare practitioners office or clinic. The student will
perform supervised clinical and administrative medical assisting tasks without
compensation and be evaluated by office staff and monitored by the instructor.
They will be evaluated by office staff and monitored by the instructor. They will
complete 180 hours of practicum.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Allied Health/Business
occupational program.
Prerequisites: BUS 105, HED 105, CMA 136, CMA 100, CMA 101, CMA
102, CMA 103, CMA 104, with a minimum accepted grade of
C (75%).
CMA 136 PHARMACOLOGY FOR CMA STUDENTS
2 (2-0)
This course is an introduction to basic pharmacology with an emphasis on the
importance of medications that help the client maintain a healthy lifestyle. The
top nationally prescribed medications will be discussed with emphasis in
classifications, uses, routes of administration, drug/drug and drug/food
interactions, adverse effects and contraindications. Also addressed are special
precautions, legal considerations, patient education, preparation and
administration of medications as directed by the physician. Additional emphasis
will be placed on the performance of basic math, calculation of drug doses, and
immunization schedules.
The primary content of this course is directly related to an Allied Health/Business
occupational program.
Prerequisite: Admission into the program.
COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE
(CMV-CDL)
CMV 110 CLASS B STRAIGHT TRUCK BASIC CLASSROOM TRAIN. 5 (5-0)
This course will focus on the knowledge and skills needed to become a qualified
Class B straight truck professional driver. Topics will include, but not be limited to
safety, FMCSA regulations, trucking industry practices, vehicle parts and
components including air brakes, pre-trip inspection, speed and space
management, cargo securement and documentation, axle weights, basic vehicle
maneuvering, straight, offset, alley-dock backing using GOAL, shifting, turning,
basic hazardous materials training, trip-planning, distracted driving, hours of
service regulations and recording, emergency equipment, post-accident
procedures, driver injury prevention, driver health and wellness, lifestyle,
whistleblower protection, CSA for drivers, general FMCSA driver qualifications,
career portfolio development and interaction with law enforcement. This course
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