Aug 21, 2019  
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020 
    
NIACC Catalog 2019-2020
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CHM - 129 Allied Health Chemistry


(4 s.h.)

Prerequisite: MAT - 063 Elementary Algebra  or equivalent.
This course is a one-semester general, organic and biological chemistry course designed for nursing students or for students who need a one-semester natural science course. Topics include dimensional analysis, classification of matter, periodic table, chemical bonding, moles, intermolecular forces, VSEPR theory, inorganic and organic nomenclature, solutions, balancing and identification of chemical reactions, gas laws, chemical structure and reactivity of organic compounds, kinetics, acid, base and buffer chemistry, chemical structure and reactivity of biological chemicals such as carbohydrates and proteins, and nuclear chemistry.  Laboratory work is an important part of this course.

Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 30
Clinical Hours: 0
Work Experience Hours: 0



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