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HPRS 1106 - Essentials of Medical Terminology (1-1-0)
A short course of study of prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. A body systems approach is used to focus on select abbreviations and symbols, surgical, pathological, and diagnostic procedures. This web course allows the flexibility of participating in individual study and group study. Internet access is required.
 
Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HPRS 1201 - Introduction to Health Professions (2-2-0)
An overview of the roles of the various members of the health care system, educational requirements, and issues affecting the delivery of health care.
 
Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HPRS 1206 - Essentials of Medical Terminology (2-2-0)
A study of word origin and structure through the introduction of prefixes, suffixes, root words, plurals, abbreviations and symbols, surgical procedures, medical specialties, and diagnostic procedures.
 


Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HPRS 1273 - Pharmacology (2-2-0)
This course is designed to give the students basic pharmacology terminology with a major emphasis on major drug classification, mechanism of action, uses, side effects, and client education, where applicable. An introduction to prescription abbreviations will be covered. This course is designed for Dental Hygiene students. This is not an acceptable course for Clinical Nursing, Surgical Technologists, and Emergency Medical Service students. Bring proofs of prerequisites to orientation or first class meeting (grade report or transcript). There will be no exceptions.
 


Skills: E Prerequisites: Completion of 4 credit hours of Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL 2404 or MDCA 1409), or Human Anatomy (BIOL 2304/2101) with a grade of C or better OR pass the departmental assessment examination. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HPRS 1303 - End of Life Issues (3-3-0)
Topics address grief, loss, death, and dying. Preparation for caregivers in health and related sciences to function in clinical settings where communication skills are used to give psychosocial support to dying persons and their families.
 


Skills: R Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
HPRS 2300 - Pharmacology for Health Professions (3-3-0)
A study of drug classifications, actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects, methods of administration, client education, and calculation of dosages. This course is designed for Surgery Technicians, Nursing and Emergency Medical Service students. Bring proof of prerequisites to first class meeting (grade report, transcripts.)
 


Skills: G Prerequisites: Human Anatomy (BIOL 2304/2101) OR Human Physiology (BIOL 2305/2102) OR Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL 2404) (4 credit hours) with a grade of C or better OR pass a pre-pharmacology departmental assessment exam over Anatomy and Physiology course objectives. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/20/2014
 
HPRS 2301 - Pathophysiology (3-3-0)
Study of the pathology and general health management of disease and injuries across the life span. Topics include etiology, symptoms, and the physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries. Bring proofs of prerequisites to first class meeting or orientation (grade report, transcript). There will be no exceptions.
 


Skills: E Prerequisites: Completion of 4 credit hours of BIOL 2304 and BIOL 2101 or BIOL 2404; AND HPRS 1106 or HPRS 1206 or HITT 1305. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014