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Grossmont College Programs


120000 -- Health
Instructional programs that study the theories and techniques for the restoration or preservation of mental and physical health through the use of drugs, surgical procedures, manipulations, or other curative or remedial methods.

Degrees

Respiratory Care/Therapy
Respiratory Therapy

Clinical assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of acute and chronic respiratory disease, including pulmonary function, drug administration, mechanical ventilation, medical gas therapy, airway management, patient assessment, and assistance to the physician in carrying out special procedures, and as part of emergency and life-support team.
Units needed for degree: 63 units

Cardiovascular Technician
Cardiovascular Technology: Invasive

Principles and techniques used in performing invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments.
Units needed for degree: 55 units

Cardiovascular Technician
Cardiovascular Technology: Noninvasive

Principles and techniques used in performing invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments.
Units needed for degree: 53 units

Cardiovascular Technician
Vascular Technology

Principles and techniques used in performing invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments.
Units needed for degree: 53 units

Orthopedic Assistant
Orthopedic Technology

Principles and techniques used in assisting a physician to apply and remove casts, assemble traction apparatus, fit straps and splints, assemble exercise frames, and adjust crutches and canes.
Units needed for degree: 24 units

Occupational Therapy Technology
Occupational Therapy Assistant

Techniques of rehabilitation, patient evaluation, and treatment planning, under the supervision of an occupational therapist or other healthcare provider.
Units needed for degree: 63 units

Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Principles and procedures used to assist in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of hearing and speech disorders under the supervision of a licensed speech-language pathologist or audiologist.
Units needed for degree: 52 units

Registered Nursing
Registered Nursing

Programs leading to licensure by the Board of Registered Nursing. Includes nursing care in specialty areas.
Units needed for degree: 64 units



Certificates:

Respiratory Care/Therapy
Respiratory Therapy

Clinical assistance in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of acute and chronic respiratory disease, including pulmonary function, drug administration, mechanical ventilation, medical gas therapy, airway management, patient assessment, and assistance to the physician in carrying out special procedures, and as part of emergency and life-support team.
Units needed for certificate: 63 units

Cardiovascular Technician
Cardiovascular Technology: Invasive

Principles and techniques used in performing invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments.
Units needed for certificate: 61 units

Cardiovascular Technician
Cardiovascular Technology: Noninvasive

Principles and techniques used in performing invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments.
Units needed for certificate: 59 units

Cardiovascular Technician
Vascular Technology

Principles and techniques used in performing invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments.
Units needed for certificate: 59 units

Orthopedic Assistant
Orthopedic Technology

Principles and techniques used in assisting a physician to apply and remove casts, assemble traction apparatus, fit straps and splints, assemble exercise frames, and adjust crutches and canes.
Units needed for certificate: 24 units