HEA130Q-02 Standard First Aid & Basic Life Support (CPR)
Instructor: Britton Crosby
Schedule: Saturday, 9:00am–1:30pm, MM Wilkens 117
The course provides participants with a basic knowledge of First Aid skills for treatment of illness or injury, as well as instruction in Basic Life Support for the health care provider (CPR) according to the guidelines of the American Heart Association (AHA). Upon successful completion of the course, students receive AHA certification in both Standard First Aid and CPR.
HEA134Q-01 Essential Skills for Health Professional
Schedule: Thursday, 3:30–5:20pm, MM Wilkens 116
In this introductory course, students explore basic concepts surrounding career opportunities in the health professions while learning about and understanding the basic skills required for entry into a health career. Understanding one's role in a health career, making effective decisions to manage a personal career plan, assessing personal qualifications, interests, knowledge, values and skills necessary to succeed in a health career are key to this course. The student develops essential work habits desired by employers in the health care field.
Prerequisite: ENL025 or satisfactory basic skills assessment scores
MAC205-01 Administrative Medical Assistant
Schedule: Monday and Wednesday, 8:30–10:50am
This course prepares students to perform the administrative functions of a medical assistant. Course topics include the following: an overview of the healthcare industry, client/patient relations and communication, health information management, medical practice management, and professional workplace behavior. Students acquire skills in a medical office software package, meet CAAHEP/MAERB required administrative competencies, and explore ethical/legal issues in modern medicine.
Prerequisite: MAC101; co-requisite: MAC204. Enrollment in the Medical Assisting Program.
NUR100Q-20 Pharmacology Calculations
This course examines the methods of dosage calculation required for safe administration of medications to children and adults. Interpretation of medical orders and systems of measurements are included. Introduces dimensional analysis to convert and calculate dosages of oral, parenteral, and intravenous medications.
Prerequisite: MAT030 or MAT035 or satisfactory basic skills assessment score.