Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
CH 105
Course Title:
Allied Health Chemistry II
Credit Hours:
5
Lecture Hours:
40
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Introduces the general principles of chemistry: gases, oxidation-reduction, acid-base concepts, equilibrium, physical and chemical properties of solutions, nuclear chemistry, and organic hydrocarbons. This is the second course in a three course sequence. Prerequisites: CH 104. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic ability to use effective written and/or oral communication through the application of allied health chemical concepts and reasoning using the language of chemistry.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of how chemistry impacts the natural and technological environments.
  • Demonstrate a basic ability to use detailed data collection, analysis and collaborative skills in order to explore allied health chemical principles, critically evaluate models, draw conclusions and communicate results.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of chemical principles and collaborative skills to effectively solve problems encountered in allied health chemistry using appropriate computational and reasoning skills.

Aspirational Goals

Demonstrate appropriate cultural awareness within the allied health chemistry field. Core Outcome: Cultural Awareness

Demonstrate effective self-reflective skills within the allied health chemistry field. Core Outcome:  Self Reflection

Course Activities and Design

  1. Active Learning: Problem-solving assignments
  2. Full-class Learning: Recitation exercises
  3. Collaborative Learning: Laboratory activities
  4. Independent Learning: Reading and lecture

Outcome Assessment Strategies

PCC Core Outcome Mapping: Communication - Mapping Level Indicator 2

Demonstrate a basic ability to use effective written and/or oral communication through the application of allied health chemical concepts and reasoning using language of chemistry.

PCC Core Outcome Mapping: Community and Environmental Responsibility - Mapping Level Indicator 2

Demonstrate a basic understanding of how chemistry impacts the natural and technological environments.

PCC Core Outcome Mapping: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving - Mapping Level Indicator 2

Demonstrate a basic ability to use detailed data collection, analysis and collaborative skills in order to explore allied health chemical principles, critically evaluate models, draw conclusions and communicate results.

PCC Core Outcome Mapping: Professional Competency - Mapping Level Indicator 2

Demonstrate basic understanding of chemical principles and collaborative skills to effectively solve problems encountered in allied health chemistry using appropriate computational and reasoning skills.

General

  1. Hand in assignments for grading.
  2. Participation
  3. Lab reports
  4. Testing

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. GASES
    1. Explain the application of
      1. Boyle's law
      2. Charles' law
      3. Dalton's law of partial pressures
      4. standard conditions
      5. kinetic molecular theory
      6. gas constant R
    2. Solve problems using
      1. Ideal gas equation
      2. Combined gas equation
  2. WATER AND THE LIQUID PHASE
    1. Define the following terms and demonstrate appropriate use:
      1. vapor pressure
      2. boiling point
      3. melting point
      4. heat of vaporization
      5. heat of fusion
      6. heating curve
      7. hydrogen bonds
    2. Solve problems involving heat and phase changes
    3. Write equations for selected reactions of water.
  3. SOLUTIONS
    1. Define and apply the following terms
      1. solute
      2. solvent
      3. concentrate vs. dilute solution
      4. supersaturation
    2. Solve problems to demonstrate application of the following
      1. molarity
      2. molality
      3. normality
      4. percent
      5. dilutions
    3. Restate the relationship between concentration and
      1. freezing point
      2. boiling point
      3. osmotic pressure
    4. Use a solubility table to predict the outcome of mixing solutions.
  4. ACIDS, BASES, AND IONIC SOLUTIONS
    1. Define and apply the following terms
      1. Arrhenius acid
      2. Bronsted/Lowry acid
      3. Lewis acid
      4. salt
      5. neutralization
      6. strong vs. weak electrolytes
      7. nonelectrolytes.
    2. Write and balance net ionic equations.
    3. Write the equation showing the ionization of water
    4. Calculate pH and apply the pH scale
    5. Calculate the results of acid-base titrations
  5. CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM
    1. Define and apply the following terms
      1. equilibrium constants
      2. percent ionization
      3. buffering
    2. predict the effect of LeChatelier's principle on
      1. temperature
      2. concentration
      3. catalyst
      4. pressure
    3. Use equilibrium theory to solve problems using
      1. Ka
      2. Ksp
      3. Kw
      4. Keq
  6. ELECTROCHEMISTRY
    1. Define and apply the following terms
      1. oxidation
      2. reduction
    2. Apply redox theory to balance equations in acid or basic solution
    3. Sketch and describe the operation of an electrochemical cell
  7. NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY
    1. Define and apply the following terms
      1. alpha radiation
      2. beta radiation
      3. gamma radiation
      4. half-life
      5. fission
      6. fusion
    2. Describe the relationship between:
      1. radioactivity and atomic structure
      2. penetrating power and the types of radiation.
  8. HYDROCARBONS: ALKANES
    1. Describe the bonding of carbon in alkanes
    2. Identify the functional groups of carbon
    3. Use the IUPAC system to name a structure and vice versa
    4. Compare the effect of homologous series to physical properties of alkanes.
    5. Predict the products of the following reactions of alkanes combustion monohalogenation
    6. Identify the functional groups of organic molecules
  9. UNSATURATED HYDROCARBONS
    1. Define and apply the following terms
      1. sigma bond
      2. pi bond
      3. aromatic
      4. ortho, meta, and para
    2. Identify the following for unsaturated hydrocarbons
      1. structures
      2. nomenclature
      3. physical properties
      4. chemical reactions


THE FOLLOWING IS A BRIDGE TOPIC BETWEEN CH 105 AND CH 106. IT MAY BE INTRODUCED IF THE INSTRUCTOR HAS THE TIME.
 

  1. ALCOHOLS, PHENOLS, ETHERS
    1. Define and apply the following terms: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Alcohols
    2. Examine the IUPAC name and draw the structure of the molecule
    3. Analyze the structure and write the IUPAC and common name.
    4. Contrast the physical bonding properties of hydrogen-bonding compounds with the non-polar hydrocarbons.
    5.  Predict the products of chemical reactions involving each class of alcohols.