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Fall Semester 2015 - Credit Courses

August 27, 2015 - December 17, 2015
 
 
 
 
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ACT_106_01Beg Conditioning & FitnessStudents will work with the instructor to develop a personalized workout comprised of a combination of cardiovascular work and weight training. This course may be repeated for a total of 2 credits. Students receiving financial aid or veterans' benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
1crMW12:00PM-12:50PMKalispell
Athletic
Club
8S Watkins
Add'l Fee: $50.00
ACT_106_40Beg Conditioning & FitnessStudents will work with the instructor to develop a personalized workout comprised of a combination of cardiovascular work and weight training. This course may be repeated for a total of 2 credits. Students receiving financial aid or veterans' benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: This is for Troy High School Students Only.
1crArrArrangedArranged15J Hawk
ACT_114_01Beginning Rock ClimbingThis course introduces the student to movement on rock and to the techniques and safety systems to set up your own short climbs -top rope climbing systems. This course may be repeated for a total of 2 credits. Students receiving financial aid or veterans' benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
1crT12:00PM-1:50PMThe
Summit
2S Stahl
Add'l Fee: $55.00
ACT_150_01Beginning YogaThe purpose of this course is to introduce student to Hatha Yoga physical exercise. The yoga postures exercise every part of the body; stretching and toning the muscles and joints, the spine and the entire skeletal system. Postures also work on the internal organs, glands, and nerves. By releasing physical and mental tension, they also liberate vast resources of energy as well as maintaining the balance between the mind and body. This course may be repeated for a total of 2 credits. Students receiving financial aid or veterans' benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course.
Meets: 9/1/2015-11/13/2015
Kalispell Campus
Late Starting Course
Note: This has a late starting date.
1crTTh1:00PM-2:15PMThe
Summit
8M Gund
Add'l Fee: $50.00
ACT_150_02Beginning YogaThe purpose of this course is to introduce student to Hatha Yoga physical exercise. The yoga postures exercise every part of the body; stretching and toning the muscles and joints, the spine and the entire skeletal system. Postures also work on the internal organs, glands, and nerves. By releasing physical and mental tension, they also liberate vast resources of energy as well as maintaining the balance between the mind and body. This course may be repeated for a total of 2 credits. Students receiving financial aid or veterans' benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course.
Meets: 8/27/2015-11/19/2015
Kalispell Campus
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1crTTh12:00PM-1:15PMBC 1440S Behringer
ACT_150_03Beginning YogaThe purpose of this course is to introduce student to Hatha Yoga physical exercise. The yoga postures exercise every part of the body; stretching and toning the muscles and joints, the spine and the entire skeletal system. Postures also work on the internal organs, glands, and nerves. By releasing physical and mental tension, they also liberate vast resources of energy as well as maintaining the balance between the mind and body. This course may be repeated for a total of 2 credits. Students receiving financial aid or veterans' benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course.
Meets: 8/27/2015-11/19/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: This course starts August 27th.
1crTTh8:00AM-9:15AMBC 1444S Behringer
ACT_191u_01AikidoSpecial Topics are courses that can appear in any curriculum and are taught on a one-time or trial basis.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
1crF12:00PM-1:30PMBC 1442L Schickendantz
ACT_191v_40Weight Training Boot CampSpecial Topics are courses that can appear in any curriculum and are taught on a one-time or trial basis.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: For Troy High School Students Only.
1crArrArrangedArranged15J Hawk
ACT_191x_02Core StrengtheningSpecial Topics are courses that can appear in any curriculum and are taught on a one-time or trial basis.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
1crMW11:00AM-11:50AMKalispell
Athletic
Club
9C Gash
Add'l Fee: $50.00
ACT_283_01Logger SportsThis course introduces the safe and proper use of crosscut saws, axes, and chain saws as they are used in intercollegiate Logger Sports competition. Emphasis is placed on equipment maintenance, safety of use and proper techniques for competition. The last third of the term, students will compete in Logger Sports contests throughout the Northwest. Students receiving financial aid or veterans' benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
1crM3:00PM-4:50PMRH 15818A Beall
ACTG_101_01Accounting Procedures IA practical course in the foundations of accounting, this course emphasizes the complete accounting cycle for a sole-proprietorship service business as well as the cycle for a merchandising firm. This covers receivables and payables as well as banking transactions and payroll.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crMTWTh9:00AM-9:50AMBSS 13414B Rudolph
ACTG_101_80Accounting Procedures IA practical course in the foundations of accounting, this course emphasizes the complete accounting cycle for a sole-proprietorship service business as well as the cycle for a merchandising firm. This covers receivables and payables as well as banking transactions and payroll.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
4crArrArrangedOnline10K West
Add'l Fee: $120.00
ACTG_122_69Acct and Business DecisionsThis course covers selecting a financial entity, registering with the tax authorities, reviewing financial statements and accounting concepts, calculating payroll taxes, selecting a year end, calculating income taxes, cash planning and financing a business.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Lincoln County Campus/Libby
2crArrArrangedArranged0C Shilling
ACTG_150_80Accounting on MicrocomputersPrerequisites: ACTG 101 or ACTG 201 or equivalent. This course provides students with a realistic approach to computerized accounting principles using QuickBooks Pro. Students will learn QuickBooks functions while completing accounting problems using this software. In addition, students will also complete accounting functions using Access and Excel.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
3crArrArrangedOnline12K West
Add'l Fee: $90.00
ACTG_201_01Principles of Fin AcctAn introduction to the theory and application of accounting, this course covers double entry accounting, the accounting cycle, merchandising operations, control accounts and subsidiary ledgers, internal control, cash, short-term investments, accounts receivable, merchandise inventory, plant assets, current liabilities,long-term liabilities, payroll, financial statement disclosures and partnership accounting.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crMTWTh9:00AM-9:50AMBSS 1105V Laudati
ACTG_201_02Principles of Fin AcctAn introduction to the theory and application of accounting, this course covers double entry accounting, the accounting cycle, merchandising operations, control accounts and subsidiary ledgers, internal control, cash, short-term investments, accounts receivable, merchandise inventory, plant assets, current liabilities,long-term liabilities, payroll, financial statement disclosures and partnership accounting.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crMW5:30PM-7:20PMAT 20310V Laudati
ACTG_201_03Principles of Fin AcctAn introduction to the theory and application of accounting, this course covers double entry accounting, the accounting cycle, merchandising operations, control accounts and subsidiary ledgers, internal control, cash, short-term investments, accounts receivable, merchandise inventory, plant assets, current liabilities,long-term liabilities, payroll, financial statement disclosures and partnership accounting.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crMTWTh11:00AM-11:50AMBSS 1103V Laudati
ACTG_202_01Principles of Mang AcctPrerequisite: a grade of "C" or better in ACTG 201. A continuation of Accounting 201, this course includes corporate organization, dividends, retained earnings, earnings per share, long-term liabilities, long-term investments and consolidations, statement of cash flows,analysis and interpretation of financial statements, accounting for manufacturing operations, job order costing, process costing, cost-volume-profit relationships, business segments and departmental reporting, planning and budgeting.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crMTWTh10:00AM-10:50AMBSS 11013V Laudati
ACTG_205_01Computerized AccountingPrerequisites: ACTG 202, BMIS 211, CAPP 156, or instructor's consent.This course provides the students with knowledge in the use of spreadsheets in analyzing financial data and preparing financial reports. Advanced features of spreadsheets will be covered.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
2crTWTh8:00AM-8:50AMBSS 13714P MacGregor
Add'l Fee: $10.00
ACTG_211_01Income Tax FundamentalsPrerequisite: ACTG 201. This course is designed to introduce the basic principles of federal taxation for the sole proprietor, partnership or corporation. It includes income determination, deductions, sales of properties, depreciation and its recapture, nontaxable exchanges, dividends, corporate liquidations and S Corporations.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crTTh1:00PM-2:40PMLRC 123A12J Adkins
ACTG_231_80Applied AccountingPrerequisite: ACTG 101 or ACTG 201. This course applies terminology, concepts and techniques learned in accounting to computerized accounting software packages. It also covers setting up inventory, creating invoices, customizing forms, creating reports and graphs, payroll, processing payments and using all other accounts.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
2crArrArrangedOnline9K West
Add'l Fee: $60.00
ACTG_241_01Intermediate Financial Acct IPrerequisite: ACTG 202. This course is aimed at those students wishing to pursue accounting: environmental and conceptual framework of financial accounting, review of the accounting process and financial statements, time value of money, cash and receivables, advanced inventory issues, advanced problems in long-term assets, and intangible assets.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crMW1:00PM-2:40PMBSS 1109V Laudati
ACTG_298_01Internship: AccountingPrerequisites: ACTG 180, ACTG 202, ACTG 211, ACTG 241, and completion of 30 credits with a grade point average of 2.0 or better. Submission of an internship application. This course offers a supervised, structured learning experience at an approved business/organization. Students will receive training related to their field of study, enhance their academic learning, and gain exposure to the workplace. Students will receive assistance in developing application materials and finding worksites meeting learning and legal criteria from the Career Development Coordinator.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crArrArrangedArranged10V Laudati
Add'l Fee: $25.00
AGMT_200_90Agricultural MarketingThis course provides an introduction to the marketing of agricultural products. Topics include purchasing, selling, processing, standardizing, grading, storage and marketing. This course covers options for both large and small-scale agriculture, including commodity, wholesale, and direct. sales.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: This is a blended course. Face to face and work online. Internet access required.
3crTh11:00AM-11:50AMBC 13317H Estrada
Add'l Fee: $65.00
AGSC_200_01Soil Nutrient ManagementPrerequisite: ENSC 245NL.Covers the principles of soil nutrient management as they relate to crop production. The role of soil physical, biological and chemical processes in soil quality will be emphasized. Students will be introduced to a variety of cultural and chemical soil management practices, and will learn practical soil management techniques in the laboratory.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crWF9:00AM-10:40AMAG 10017H Estrada
Add'l Fee: $15.00
AGSC_202z_01Organic Crop Production: FallThis course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of organic vegetable and herb production in the fall months. Students will work in greenhouse and field settings, applying crop production principles on the campus farm. Topics covered will include pest management, harvesting, fall seeding, marketing, planning, decision-making, and record keeping.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crM12:00PM-4:50PMAG 10014P Gregerson

J Cunningham

Add'l Fee: $25.00
AH_117_01Med Set Cust Care & PrivThis course is designed for healthcare workers to understand the importance of professionalism and the need to perform in a professional, ethical, legal and competent manner in a medical office setting.
Meets: 8/27/2015-9/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
1crMTWThF2:00PM-2:50PMLRC 123D7B Rudolph
AH_230_80Electronic Health RecordsThe purpose of this course is to build a comprehensive understanding and comfort level with the electronic health record that will apply directly in the clinical workplace.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
3crArrArrangedOnline12B Rudolph
Add'l Fee: $90.00
AHMA_203_01Med Asst Clinical Prcdrs IIPrerequisite: a grade of "B" or better in AHMA 201.This course is designed to allow the student to advance the knowledge and skills required for completing the Medical Assistant AAS degree. The student is trained in allergy testing, urinalysis, giving injections, performing phlebotomy, handling specimens, and principles of radiology. Throughout the course, emphasis on courteous treatment of the patient/client will be covered. CPR is also offered, as it is a requirement for those who advance to AHMA 298, Medical Assisting Externship.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crTTh5:30PM-7:45PMBC 1183C Degenhardt
Add'l Fee: $25.00
AHMA_204_01Med Asst Clinical Prcdrs II LabThis course gives the medical assistant student an opportunity to become proficient at performing the clinical skills required in AHMA 201 and AHMA 203.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
1crW5:30PM-7:20PMBC 1183C Degenhardt
Add'l Fee: $10.00
AHMA_206_80MA Clinical Approaches IIPrerequisite: AHMA 205.Corequisites: AHMA 203, AHMA 204.This course is intended to reinforce student preparation for on-site clinical experiences by researching case studies and applying critical thinking skills. Case studies will be based on patient information related to material covered in AHMA 203 and its stated prerequisite courses. (Internet course only.)
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
1crArrArrangedOnline4C Degenhardt
Add'l Fee: $30.00
AHMA_220_01PhlebotomyPrerequisites: AHMA 201, Program Director's consent.Through a combination of classroom instruction and clinical rotations for practical experience, students will learn proper blood drawing, safety procedures, basic anatomy and physiology, special procedures, quality management and legal issues involved in blood collection. Students will complete the required hours needed in order to sit for the certified phlebotomist exam, if they desire to do so. This course is intended for Medical Assistant AAS degree students only.
Meets: 8/18/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: The course will meet twice the first week: 8/18 & 8/19. The course will meet once a week for the remainder of the semester.
3crTh2:00PM-4:50PMBC 1183K Leaser
Add'l Fee: $90.00
AHMS_100_01Math App for Allied Health ProPrerequisite: compass score of 43 and above or instructor's consent.This course is designed to provide students with a solid mathematical foundation necessary to succeed in a health care profession. This course will review algebra, systems of measurement, medication and syringe calculations, ratio and proportions, calculations for IV therapy, basic statistics and ionic solutions and pH calculations.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMWTh4:00PM-4:50PMAT 20514A Pierrottet
AHMS_100_71Math App for Allied Health ProPrerequisite: compass score of 43 and above or instructor's consent.This course is designed to provide students with a solid mathematical foundation necessary to succeed in a health care profession. This course will review algebra, systems of measurement, medication and syringe calculations, ratio and proportions, calculations for IV therapy, basic statistics and ionic solutions and pH calculations.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMWF11:00AM-11:50AMLRC 123B1
(w1)
T Price
AHMS_105_80Health Care DeliveryThe purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with the history and development of today's health care system in the United States. The lessons will provide an overview of the development of different types of facilities, the "continuum of care" concept that is the basis for modern health care, and examine the quality management process. Reimbursement mechanisms and managed care concepts that affect health care delivery are also included.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
3crArrArrangedOnline2T Van
Add'l Fee: $80.00
AHMS_105_P1Health Care DeliveryThe purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with the history and development of today's health care system in the United States. The lessons will provide an overview of the development of different types of facilities, the "continuum of care" concept that is the basis for modern health care, and examine the quality management process. Reimbursement mechanisms and managed care concepts that affect health care delivery are also included.
Meets: 10/21/2015-11/16/2015
Kalispell Campus
Late Starting Course
Note: This has a late starting date. Students taking this course are encouraged to enroll in AHMS 127 P1, BMGT 205 P2, CAPP 131 P1 and AMGT 110 P1. Please contact Brenda Rudolph at 756-3858 for more information.
3crMTWTh3:30PM-6:00PMBSS 13515B Rudolph
AHMS_127_01Medical Document FormattingPrerequisite: TASK 110.This course will assist students in understanding fundamental concepts and techniques related to formatting medical documents. These techniques will increase productivity and accuracy and create professional looking documents for the medical office.
Meets: 10/5/2015-12/16/2015
Kalispell Campus
Late Starting Course
2crMWF10:00AM-10:50AMBSS 13417B Rudolph
AHMS_127_P1Medical Document FormattingPrerequisite: TASK 110.This course will assist students in understanding fundamental concepts and techniques related to formatting medical documents. These techniques will increase productivity and accuracy and create professional looking documents for the medical office.
Meets: 9/30/2015-10/20/2015
Kalispell Campus
Late Starting Course
Note: This has a late starting date. Students taking this course are encouraged to enroll in AHMS 105 P1, BMGT 205 P2, CAPP 131 P1 and AMGT 110 P1. Please contact Brenda Rudolph at 756-3858 for more information.
2crMTWTh3:30PM-6:00PMBSS 13517B Rudolph
AHMS_144_01Medical TerminologyA systematic approach to scientific terminology, this course prepares students to function properly in fields related to the medical profession. Familiarity with word elements and competent use of a medical dictionary are emphasized.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMWF8:00AM-8:50AMBC 1414N Voth
AHMS_144_02Medical TerminologyA systematic approach to scientific terminology, this course prepares students to function properly in fields related to the medical profession. Familiarity with word elements and competent use of a medical dictionary are emphasized.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMWF12:00PM-12:50PMBC 1410N Voth
AHMS_144_03Medical TerminologyA systematic approach to scientific terminology, this course prepares students to function properly in fields related to the medical profession. Familiarity with word elements and competent use of a medical dictionary are emphasized.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMWF2:00PM-2:50PMBC 14115N Voth
AHMS_144_80Medical TerminologyA systematic approach to scientific terminology, this course prepares students to function properly in fields related to the medical profession. Familiarity with word elements and competent use of a medical dictionary are emphasized.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
3crArrArrangedOnline1
(w5)
K Ryan
Add'l Fee: $90.00
AHMS_175_80Medical Law and EthicsThis course is designed to prepare the medical office assistant for a variety of legal situations that arise in the medical office setting. This course will stress the importance of medical office personnel having knowledge of the law, personal protection, patient protection, physician protection, the duties of the physician, responsibility and standard of care. The course will also examine the difference between civil and criminal law, contracts, malpractice, and the economic impacts. This course will also offer a comprehensive vocabulary of legal terms. Case law will be examined in groups.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
3crArrArrangedOnline6B McMahon
Add'l Fee: $90.00
AHMS_198_01Internship: Office Tech IPrerequisites: AHMS 105, AHMS 144, AHMS 210, AHMS 252, BIOH 104, BIOH 105, BIOL 170, BMGT 205, CAPP 106, TASK 145.Students will be required to complete 150 hours of supervised training in medical coding through on-the-job training in an approved business or organization. Hours will be arranged to fit students' and employers' schedules.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crArrArrangedArranged10B Rudolph
Add'l Fee: $25.00
AHMS_208_71Health Care StatisticsPrerequisite: AHMS 100.This course is designed to introduce statistical computation at the introductory level for use in health care facilities. Students will learn to extract information and perform statistical analysis to be used in making decisions for the health care facility.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh12:30PM-1:45PMBSS 11520B Rudolph
AHMS_208_71KHealth Care StatisticsPrerequisite: AHMS 100.This course is designed to introduce statistical computation at the introductory level for use in health care facilities. Students will learn to extract information and perform statistical analysis to be used in making decisions for the health care facility.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Lincoln County Campus/Libby
3crTTh12:30PM-1:45PMLINB 21520B Rudolph
Add'l Fee: $90.00
AHMS_210_01Basic Medical CodingPrerequisite: AHMS 144.This course will cover the introduction and basic coding information for CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM coding sets. The focus is learning guidelines and assigning CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM codes to a wide range of abbreviated coding scenarios covering different body systems and medical specialties. Complete source documents will be used periodically. AHIMA's Standards of Ethical Coding will be reviewed. Basic billing and reimbursement issues will be discussed. (Coding will be taught for the physician reimbursement, not the facility, so ICD-10-CM codes will not be covered. These are covered in the Intermediate Coding classes.)
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crF1:00PM-3:50PMBSS 1098B Rudolph
AHMS_212_71CPT CodingPrerequisite: AHMS 210.This course is a continuation of AHMS 210. Students will continue coding using the current CPT manual and coding from medical records and cases.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crT4:00PM-6:50PMBSS 13412D Wright
AHMS_212_71KCPT CodingPrerequisite: AHMS 210.This course is a continuation of AHMS 210. Students will continue coding using the current CPT manual and coding from medical records and cases.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Lincoln County Campus/Libby
3crT4:00PM-6:50PMLINB 12312D Wright
Add'l Fee: $90.00
AHMS_213_01ICD-10 CodingPrerequisite: AHMS 210.This course is a continuation of AHMS 210. Students will be coding using the current ICD-10-CM coding book. Students will be coding from cases and medical records provided by the program.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTh4:00PM-6:50PMBSS 13812D Wright
AHMS_220_90Medical Office ProceduresPrerequisites: sophomore standing in the Health Care Office Management or Medical Assistant program or instructor's consent. This Sophomore level course is designed for students pursuing medical field careers. A comprehensive course in office procedures, telephone skills, medical law, employment law, medical office billing, ICD and CPT coding, appointment scheduling, and medical record bookkeeping.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crW7:30PM-8:45PMBC 11817C Degenhardt

B McMahon

Add'l Fee: $8.00
AHMS_298y_01Internship: Office TechnologyPrerequisites: CAPP 154, TASK 113, completion of 30 semester credits with a grade point average of 2.0 or better. Must have consent of internship coordinator and advisor.This course offers a supervised, structured learning experience at an approved business/organization. Students will receive training related to their field of study, enhance their academic learning and gain exposure to the workplace. Prior to placement at an internship site, students will attend an internship orientation to learn the application and internship process.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crArrArrangedArranged10B Rudolph
Add'l Fee: $25.00
AHPT_101_01Physcl Thrpist Assist I / LabPrerequisite: AHPT 105.Corequisites: AHPT 205, AHPT 206, AHPT 210, and AHPT 218.This is the first of two sequential skills and procedures courses in the PTA program. The following topics are covered: basic principles and procedures of physical therapy; basic care skills and application techniques; use of assistive devices; architectural and environment barriers; wound care and debridement techniques; definition and measurement of vital signs and application to emergency situations; incorporation of medical terminology and abbreviations; basic principles of tissue inflammation and edema management; introduction to pain theories, conditions, and assessment; physiological principles, indications/contraindications, and application of physical agents discussed in lecture; and the PTA's role in discharge planning and the importance of communication with the PT.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must apply for a select admission to the PTA Program.
5crMWTh

MWTh
9:00AM-10:10AM

10:15AM-12:15PM
BC 114

BC 114
0J Heil
Add'l Fee: $300.00
AHPT_205_01Anat and Kinesio for the PTAPrerequisite: AHPT 105.Corequisites: AHPT 101, AHPT 206, AHPT 210, and AHPT 218.This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the human musculoskeletal system relative to the biomechanical elements of normal and abnormal human motion as well as osteology and arthrology in relation to muscle action and joint mechanics. The study and skills of goniometry, manual muscle testing, and palpation will also be covered.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must apply for a select admission to the PTA Program.
6crM

MTWTh

TWTh
2:15PM-3:30PM

1:00PM-2:15PM

2:15PM-3:30PM
BC 114

BC 114

BC 114
0J Heil

J Robertson

J Heil

J Robertson

J Heil

J Robertson
AHPT_206_01Pathophysiology for the PTAPrerequisite: AHPT 105.Corequisites: AHPT 101, AHPT 205, AHPT 210, and AHPT 218.This course introduces students to the pathophysiology; etiology; clinical signs and symptoms; and management of selected pathological and injury-related disorders treated in physical therapy. Pathologies discussed include diabetes mellitus, immune system disorders, neoplasms, disorders related to pregnancy, and vestibular pathologies. The course includes student presentations on disorders pertinent to physical therapy as well as discussions on specific case studies applying the Physical Therapy Code of Ethics and how it relates to treatment of certain diseases.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must apply for a select admission to the PTA Program.
3crTF9:00AM-11:00AMBC 1140J Robertson
AHPT_210_01Clinical Experience IPrerequisite: AHPT 105.Corequisites: AHPT 101, AHPT 205, AHPT 206, and AHPT 218.The purpose of this clinical affiliation is to provide the student with an opportunity to apply skills and techniques learned in AHPT 101, AHPT 105, AHPT 205, AHPT 206, and AHPT 218 under the appropriate supervision of the clinical instructor. This course will include a four-week clinical rotation at an approved site.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must apply for a select admission to the PTA Program.
3crArrArrangedBC 1140J Robertson
AHPT_218_01Theraptc Exercise for the PTAPrerequisite: AHPT 105.Corequisites: AHPT 101, AHPT 205, AHPT 206, and AHPT 210.This course introduces the physical therapist assistant student to topics such as exercise physiology, exercise prescription tailored to the individual, general therapeutic exercise, aquatic therapy, relaxation techniques, group therapy and setting up a home exercise program. Current health practices and theory will be addressed in relation to nutrition/wellness within special populations emphasizing preventative practice. Students will become familiar with contraindications for exercise training in persons with various system or musculoskeletal disabilities and will understand how to progress an individual through a therapeutic exercise program established by a physical therapist.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must apply for a select admission to the PTA Program.
2crF

T
11:00AM-12:30PM

11:00AM-12:00PM
BC 114

BC 114
0J Robertson
AHST_101_01Intro to Surgical TechnologyThis course provides an introduction to the field of surgical technology. Emphasis on history, roles, education of the surgical technologist, work environment, career opportunities, attributes for success, legal and ethical concerns, hospital administration and organization, professional behaviors including utilizing the therapeutic-self, engaging in effective interpersonal relations and interactions. Students will be introduced to the importance of obtaining certification and joining the national organization.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh3:30PM-4:45PMBC 13315R Blackston
Add'l Fee: $30.00
AHST_203_01Applied Surg Tech ProceduresPrerequisites: AHST 101, AHST 116. Corequisites: AHST 216, AHST 250. This course emphasizes procedures in general, obstetric/gynecologic, ENT, oral maxillofacial, plastic/reconstructive, genitourinary, orthopedic, cardiothoracic, peripheral vascular, neurosurgery, laparoscopic and diagnostic procedures.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Surgical Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHST courses.
6crThF9:00AM-11:50AMBC 1352R Blackston
AHST_216_01Surgical Techniques II/LabPrerequisites: AHST 116, AHST 201. Corequisites: AHST 202, AHST 250, BIOL 170.A continuation of AHST 116, this course presents a study of basic patient care and advocacy in the peri-operative setting as performed by the surgical technologist. It emphasizes medical terminology, pharmacological and anesthesia applications, environmental and workplace safety, basic math, weights and measurements, robotics, electricity, and physics, syringes/hypodermic needles, and sterilization methods. In addition, students will present a PowerPoint presentation on a surgical procedure.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Surgical Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHST courses.
3crThF1:00PM-2:30PMBC 1352R Blackston
Add'l Fee: $50.00
AHST_250_01Surgical Clinical IPrerequisites: AHST 116, AHST 201.Corequisites: AHST 202, AHST 216, BIOL 170.This first clinical course provides prearranged scheduled experiences in the operating room for the student surgical technologist. Experiences will begin observational, progressing to hands-on as skills develop.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Surgical Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHST courses.
4crMTW6:30AM-12:00PMBC 1352R Blackston
Add'l Fee: $272.00
AHXR_101_01Patient Care in RadiologyPrerequisite: instructor's consent. This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic concepts of the radiologic profession. Topics covered include equipment operation/manipulation, introduction into the clinical environment, and information pertaining to patient care and applicable ethical and legal considerations. Department policies and procedures are also presented so the students will have optimum resources to be successful through their training. Presented in lecture format supported by clinical orientation.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Radiologic (X-Ray) Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHXR courses.
2crArrArrangedKalispell
Regional
Medical
Center
5C Bench
Add'l Fee: $20.00
AHXR_110_01Radiographic Procedures IPrerequisite: instructor's consent.This course is an introduction to the anatomy, positioning protocols, and techniques used for routine imaging of the chest, abdomen, extremities and spine. It also includes overview of related pathology.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Radiologic (X-Ray) Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHXR courses.
2crArrArrangedKalispell
Regional
Medical
Center
5C Bench
Add'l Fee: $30.00
AHXR_115_01Radiographic Principles IPrerequisite: instructor's consent.This course is an introduction to the operation of imaging equipment, with a focus on the design of an x-ray tube and x-ray production based on technical factors. It also covers image quality characteristics with film review and critique.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Radiologic (X-Ray) Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHXR courses.
2crArrArrangedKalispell
Regional
Medical
Center
5C Bench
Add'l Fee: $100.00
AHXR_195_01Radiographic Clinical: IPrerequisite: instructor's consent. This first clinical course provides orientation to the imaging department, with concentration on department dynamics and workflow. Students have an opportunity to apply what they have learned in the classroom as they rotate through pre-assigned areas. Roles progress from observational to more hands-on as skills increase.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Radiologic (X-Ray) Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHXR courses.
4crArrArrangedKalispell
Regional
Medical
Center
5C Bench
Add'l Fee: $160.00
AHXR_210_01Radiographic Procedures IIIPrerequisite: AHXR 110. This course is designed to prepare the student for observation and supervised participation in correlative modalities within the Imaging department. Material includes circulatory and nervous system anatomy and physiology pertinent to the additional modalities, as well as the basic concepts of image production and evaluation in CT, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, mammography, interventional radiography and the cardiac lab.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Radiologic (X-Ray) Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHXR courses.
2crArrArrangedKalispell
Regional
Medical
Center
6C Bench
Add'l Fee: $30.00
AHXR_225_01Radiobiology/Radiation ProtectnPrerequisite: AHXR 116. This course provides a comprehensive background on the interaction of x-radiation with matter, including biological effects at the molecular, cellular and organ system levels. Students are taught radiation protection to ensure safe use of x-rays during diagnostic imaging procedures, along with radiation quantities and units, monitoring methods, and regulatory limits for exposure.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Radiologic (X-Ray) Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHXR courses.
2crArrArrangedKalispell
Regional
Medical
Center
6C Bench
Add'l Fee: $20.00
AHXR_295v_01Radiographic Clinical: IVPrerequisite: AHXR 295-Radiographic Clinical: III. The fourth semester clinical is designed to complement AHXR 210, Radiographic Procedures III with rotation of students through the modalities studied in lecture. Initially students observe and receive instruction, then gradually begin to participate in the performance of exams under the direct supervision of staff technologists. When not assigned to these specialized modalities, students continue to perform exams in the diagnostic imaging area and other clinical rotations with limited supervision and increased independence.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
Note: Students must be accepted into the Radiologic (X-Ray) Technology program through a competitive application process to take AHXR courses.
8crArrArrangedKalispell
Regional
Medical
Center
6C Bench
Add'l Fee: $35.00
AMGT_090_01Introductory KeyboardingTo develop touch keyboarding skills for alphabetic and some punctuation keys on a standard keyboard. Keyboarding by touch at a rate of 25 words for two minutes with no more than five errors. This course is self-paced.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
1crTh12:00PM-12:50PMBSS 1357K West
Add'l Fee: $3.00
AMGT_110_85KeyboardingA course for those with no previous keyboarding experience. It is in a regular classroom setting and designed to develop touch keyboarding skills for the alphabetic, numeric and punctuation keys on a standard keyboard. The student should achieve keyboarding by touch at a rate of 25 words a minute with no more than 5 errors.
Meets: 8/27/2015-10/2/2015
Online Course
1crArrArrangedOnline13J Haines
Add'l Fee: $30.00
AMGT_125_80Editing Skills Info ProcessingPrerequisites: TASK 090 or equivalent.A course emphasizing language arts skills used in today's business office-grammar, punctuation, number usage, capitalization, abbreviations, and spelling. In addition, students will be expected to be able to make decisions and to use proper judgment in preparing a variety of business documents.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
2crArrArrangedOnline13K West
Add'l Fee: $90.00
AMGT_150_85Customer Service StrategiesReview of customer service skills including answering questions, solving problems, soothing irate customers and reassuring the timid ones, this course covers all aspects of customer service and is necessary for any employee.
Meets: 9/10/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
Late Starting Course
Note: This is a late starting course.
3crArrArrangedOnline20C Shilling
Add'l Fee: $90.00
AMGT_298x_80Internship: Office TechPrerequisites: CAPP 154, TASK 113, and completion of 30 credits with a grade point average of 2.0 or better. Submission of an internship application.This course offers a supervised, structured learning experience at an approved business/organization. Students will receive training related to their field of study, enhance their academic learning, and gain exposure to the workplace. Students will receive assistance in developing application materials and finding worksites meeting learning and legal criteria from the Career Development Coordinator.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Online Course
3crArrArrangedOnline20B Rudolph
Add'l Fee: $90.00
ANSC_100_01Introduction to Animal ScienceThis course covers basic principles of animal genetics, nutrition, live animal evaluation, reproduction, and their application to the production of beef and dairy cattle, sheep, swine, horses, and poultry.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTh2:00PM-4:30PMAT 20223J Broge
ANTY_101A_01Anthro & the Human ExperienceA course designed to introduce the student to the concepts and terms used in the study of man as a cultural and physical being. It addresses the basic divisions of anthropology - physical and cultural anthropology, including ethnology, linguistics and prehistoric archaeology.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh3:30PM-4:45PMBSS 13715A Harbaugh
ARTH_200FGH_01Art of World Civilization IThis class is a survey of the history of painting, architecture, sculpture, and other arts of Western Civilization - Ancient to Middle Ages.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh3:30PM-4:45PMAT 20418S Guthrie
ARTJ_210F_01Jewelry and Metalsmithing IStudents learn the use of basic tools and equipment in this course. Primary projects include riveting metals together, silver soldering, and setting of non-faceted stones. Students are introduced to precious metals.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMW9:00AM-11:00AMAT 1151D Harling
Add'l Fee: $35.00
ARTJ_210F_02Jewelry and Metalsmithing IStudents learn the use of basic tools and equipment in this course. Primary projects include riveting metals together, silver soldering, and setting of non-faceted stones. Students are introduced to precious metals.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crF9:00AM-12:50PMAT 1151J Fischer
Add'l Fee: $35.00
ARTJ_211F_01Jewelry and Metalsmithing IIPrerequisite: ARTJ 210.In this course,students are introduced to casting, setting of faceted stones, and lapidary techniques.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh12:30PM-2:30PMAT 1154J Fischer
Add'l Fee: $35.00
ARTJ_212F_01Jewelry and Metalsmithing IIIPrerequisites: ARTJ 210, ARTJ 211.This course combines skills developed in all advanced jewelry classes and focuses on the use of gold.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh12:30PM-2:30PMAT 1154J Fischer
Add'l Fee: $35.00
ARTJ_213_01Jewelry and Metalsmithing IVPerequisites: ARTJ 210, ARTJ 211, ARTJ 212.This course is for advanced students who will refine bench skills in preparation to become a professional goldsmith.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh12:30PM-2:30PMAT 1154J Fischer
Add'l Fee: $35.00
ARTJ_220_01Forging and Smithing ICorerequisite: ARTJ 210.Forging and smithing are ancient hammer and anvil based techniques that take advantage of the plastic qualities of metal. This course concentrates on hammer formed jewelry items utilizing non-ferrous metals such as copper, brass, silver, and gold. The course will introduce the student to the following topics: forging and raising techniques, hammers, anvils, forming stakes, tool maintenance.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMW12:30PM-2:30PMAT 1158D Harling
Add'l Fee: $35.00
ARTJ_231_013D Jewelry Design & Modeling IA jewelry foundational course designed to teach the student how to design in a 3D CAD/CAM software environment and to further take those designs and create finished wax models on prototyping CNC mills. Manufacturing issues and techniques that will be found in a production setting will be explored.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crMW3:00PM-5:00PMAT 1227K Kolar
Add'l Fee: $60.00
ARTJ_233_013D Jewelry Design & Modeling IIIPrerequisite: ARTJ 232.This upper level jewelry course is designed to further the education of students who have completed the first and second semester of the CAD/CAM programs. The class will focus on more complex design and milling projects including making galleries, sculpting tools, two and three sided projects, two-color metal projects, and design and milling of metal molds.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
4crTTh4:00PM-6:00PMAT 12210K Kolar
Add'l Fee: $60.00
ARTJ_250_01Wax Modeling and Casting IThis innovative course teaches students the process of designing wax models and reproducing those models by vacuum casting. This allows students to create individual pieces of custom designed jewelry. Procedures for casting organic and inorganic materials will also be covered.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh9:00AM-11:00AMAT 1157J Fischer
Add'l Fee: $35.00
ARTJ_261_01Stone Setting IIPrerequisite: instructor's consent.Students build stone setting skills by completing head settings and assembling tools for channel, flush, pave' and gypsy settings.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMW6:00PM-8:00PMAT 1159D Harling
Add'l Fee: $70.00
ARTJ_270_01Surface Embellishments IPrerequisite: ARTJ 210.This course concentrates on textural and chromatic surface treatments for all non-ferrous metals including silver and gold. Included among the topics covered will be reticulation, acid-etching, enameling, fusing, hammer and punch treatments, patination, roller printing, and media blasting among others. These are all vital techniques which are, due to their proliferation and technical nature, beyond the scope of basic jewelry classes.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh6:00PM-8:00PMAT 1157D Harling
Add'l Fee: $35.00
ARTZ_105F_01Visual Language-DrawingThis course, a presentation to art students with varying degrees of talent and exposures to instruction, is designed to help each student develop his or her own unique style. Considerable emphasis is placed upon the perception of the draftsperson and problems arising from the representation of three-dimensional objects on two-dimensional planes. Exercises using a variety of media and papers will occupy a great portion of this course. Class problems and assignments are planned to meet the individual needs of all students. Uniformity is not the aim. The major aim is the exposure to, and subsequent assimilation of, basic drawing "tools".
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMW9:00AM-11:00AMAT 1070S Guthrie

R Carter

Add'l Fee: $20.00
ARTZ_105F_02Visual Language-DrawingThis course, a presentation to art students with varying degrees of talent and exposures to instruction, is designed to help each student develop his or her own unique style. Considerable emphasis is placed upon the perception of the draftsperson and problems arising from the representation of three-dimensional objects on two-dimensional planes. Exercises using a variety of media and papers will occupy a great portion of this course. Class problems and assignments are planned to meet the individual needs of all students. Uniformity is not the aim. The major aim is the exposure to, and subsequent assimilation of, basic drawing "tools".
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh12:30PM-2:30PMAT 1075B Nelson
Add'l Fee: $20.00
ARTZ_105F_03Visual Language-DrawingThis course, a presentation to art students with varying degrees of talent and exposures to instruction, is designed to help each student develop his or her own unique style. Considerable emphasis is placed upon the perception of the draftsperson and problems arising from the representation of three-dimensional objects on two-dimensional planes. Exercises using a variety of media and papers will occupy a great portion of this course. Class problems and assignments are planned to meet the individual needs of all students. Uniformity is not the aim. The major aim is the exposure to, and subsequent assimilation of, basic drawing "tools".
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMW1:00PM-3:00PMAT 1111B Nelson
Add'l Fee: $20.00
ARTZ_106F_01Visual Language-2-D FndtnsA foundational course designed to present basic concepts, this course studies organization, structure, and composition of form through the use of basic design elements, such as line, shape, and value, and emphasizes design development, which is related to two-dimensional art.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crMW9:00AM-11:00AMAT 1096S Guthrie
Add'l Fee: $20.00
ARTZ_106F_02Visual Language-2-D FndtnsA foundational course designed to present basic concepts, this course studies organization, structure, and composition of form through the use of basic design elements, such as line, shape, and value, and emphasizes design development, which is related to two-dimensional art.
Meets: 8/27/2015-12/17/2015
Kalispell Campus
3crTTh12:30PM-2:30PMAT 1081S Guthrie
Add'l Fee: $20.00
ARTZ_130_01Introduction to CeramicsThis introductory short course is designed for students interested in learning the fundamentals of wheel throwing and trimming clay, as well as glazing pottery. The course is designed for students who are not sure they can commit to a full semester course. This course may be repeated for a total of two credits. Students receiving financial aid or veterans' benefits should check with the Financial Aid Office before repeating this course.
Meets: 9/2/2015-10/21/2015
Kalispell Campus
Late Starting Course
Note: This has a late starting date.
1crW6:00PM-8:50PMAT 1197S Braun
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