Health Professions

A study of pre-clinical chairside assisting procedures, instrumentation, OSHA and other regulatory agencies' standards.

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A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

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Introduction to health IT standards, health-related data structures, software applications, and enterprise architecture in health care and public health. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record.

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An overview of skills and knowledge in ICD and CPT coding and claims forms for reimbursement of medical services.

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An overview of roles of various members of the health care system, educational requirements, and issues affecting the delivery of health care.

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An overview of wellness theory and its application throughout the life span. Focus is on attitude development, impact of cultural beliefs, and communication of wellness.

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A study of the concepts that serve as the foundation for health profession courses, including client care and safety issues, basic client monitoring, and health documentation methods.

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Study of the pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the life span. Topics include etiology, symptoms, and the physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries.

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Builds on previously acquired knowledge and skills relevant to the professional development of the student. Lecture and simulated laboratory experiences prepare the student to perform patient care utilizing critical thinking and advanced clinical skills.

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Exploration and application of management concepts necessary for effective health profession operations.

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A study of drug classifications, actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects, routes of administration, and calculation of dosages.

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A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

Emphasis on patient assessment, examination, and treatment as directed by physician. Includes vital signs, collection and documentation of patient information, asepsis, office clinical procedures, and other treatments as appropriate for ambulatory care settings.

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Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

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A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

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An overview of the qualifications, operational guidelines, and job duties of a pharmacy technician.

Instruction includes drug interactions, terminology, and dosage calculations.

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Skill development in the performance of a variety of blood collection methods using proper techniques and standard precautions. Includes vacuum collection devices, syringes, capillary skin puncture, butterfly needles and blood culture, and specimen collection on adults, children, and infants. Emphasis on infection prevention, patient identification, specimen labeling, quality assurance, specimen handling, processing, accessioning, professionalism, ethics, and medical terminology.

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A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.

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Instruction in medical office procedures including appointment scheduling, medical records creation and maintenance, telephone communications, third party reimbursement and application of governmental health care guidelines.

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Basic theory and techniques of venipuncture, intravenous (IV) infusions, and blood drawing. Basic information regarding venous system physiology, fluid, electrolytes, blood, blood products, total parenteral nutrition, lipids, and complications of IV therapy.

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Instruction on safeguarding patients from infection and disease controls and procedures to produce a sterile clinical and operatory environment.

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A study of medical terminology, word origin, structure, and application with an emphasis on building a professional vocabulary required for employment within the allied health care field.

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Last updated: 02/19/2019