The AH 290 Allied Health Skills is a 0.5 unit course that offers individualized instructional modules designed to provide or improve skills in the various allied health courses.
A partial list of skills may include the following: textbook comprehension, principles of learning and retention, note taking, annotating, discipline-based vocabulary, paraphrasing, reading graphics, test taking, spatial ability, proportionality, and problem solving.
Registration is open through the ninth week of the semester.
Upon completion of AH 290, the student will be able to:
- apply the chapter outlining strategy to his/her own allied health text.
- construct paraphrases for concepts presented in allied health textbooks or in his/her class notes.
- prepare notes for his/her allied health class via the Reading Across the Disciplines (RAD) note-taking method.
- interpret various types of graphs and diagrams from his/her allied health textbook.
- create concept maps in order to see relationships between ideas presented in his/her allied health textbook.
- assess various test taking strategies appropriate for his/her allied health class.
- demonstrate ability to read “actively” in his/her allied health textbook.