Aug 06, 2020  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Allied Health


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The School of Allied Health (SAH) currently offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management and a Bachelor of Science in Health and Health Education. The Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management is a unique program that allows you to combine your interests in healthcare, business, and information technology to develop an exciting career that will increase your potential for success.

The SAH is poised for growth to offer additional programs that will enhance the healthcare community. Its goal is to be premier School for educating baccalaureate prepared Allied Health Professionals. The mission and vision of the School align with the University's strategic goals and overall theme of serving underserved student populations. The SAH is committed to preparing Allied Health Professionals for leadership in healthcare.

Our Mission: School of Allied Health

Through inter-professional collaboration, the College of Health Professions fosters the University's mission of increasing the number of healthcare professionals and focusing on the development of healthcare leaders, promoting healthy communities and strengthening relationships with local, national and global partners.

Community Health Center

The Coppin State University Community Health Center, a nurse-managed clinic located in the Health and Human Services Building (HHSB) at 2500 West North Avenue, is a primary care facility which is operated by the Helene Fuld School of Nursing. The Center provides readily accessible, low cost, high quality care to Coppin State University students, faculty, staff, administration and residents of the neighborhood surrounding the University. Services of the Center emphasize health promotion and prevention of disease. The goal of the Center is to improve the health of persons who reside in areas adjacent to the University. Services are provided by nurse practitioners, faculty and students of the Helene Fuld School of Nursing, and in some instances, by a physician. All professional personnel are properly licensed by the State of Maryland.

Coppin Clinic at St. Frances

The Coppin Clinic at St. Frances is a nurse-managed clinic located on the St. Frances campus at address, is a primary care facility which is operated by the Helene Fuld School of Nursing. The Center provides readily accessible healthcare to St. Frances administration, faculty, students, staff and residents of the neighborhood. Services of the Center emphasize health promotion and prevention of disease. The goal of the Center is to provide access while removing barriers to care with an end outcome on optimal healthcare outcomes. Services provided include physicals, Women's health services, immunizations and management of acute and/or chronic health problems. Services are provided by nurse practitioners, faculty and students of the Helene Fuld School of Nursing, and in some instances, by a physician. All professional personnel are properly licensed by the State of Maryland. The clinic serves as a clinical placement for both graduate and undergraduate students.

Resources for Success

The School of Nursing and Allied Health provides its students with various resources to assist in meeting their learning needs - the Learning Resource Center (LRC) and Student Enrichment Program (SEP). Students' health needs may be met through the Coppin State University Community Health Center, located on the first floor of the Health and Human Services Building (HHSB).

Learning Resource Center (LRC)

The Learning Resource Center is available for individual students and/or student groups' use during the week and on Saturdays. The NRC is equipped with the latest technological advances (i.e. computers, computer assisted instruction, media and audio visual equipment). Students may use the LRN on an independent basis or with an instructor to enhance nursing knowledge.

Student Enrichment Program (SEP)

The Student Enrichment Program (SEP) provides students with academic support services aimed at improving performance outcomes and retention. Prevention strategies are utilized. Early diagnosis of students' learning needs is employed and appropriate immediate intervention strategies are implemented. Tutoring is provided through collaborative efforts by staff of the Nursing Resource Center, tutors, and the University Academic Resource Center. To ensure student success, referrals are made for appropriate tutoring and other supportive interventions by nursing faculty and/or the students assigned academic advisor.

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