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HCA103 Orientation to Pharmacology Credit Hours: 3.00
An overview of the principles of pharmacology for professional allied health care providers. Includes medication sources, classifications and actions, oversight by the government, administration, and safety precautions. Also includes standard mathematical formulas for converting among measuring systems to assure accuracy in medication dosage and preparation.
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HCA119 Orientation to Human Anatomy and Physiology Credit Hours: 3.00
Orientation to basic anatomy and physiology appropriate for the health care setting. Includes structural organization of the human body, body systems, major organs, and common pathology. Also includes CLIA waived testing and analysis used to determine common disease.
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HCA152 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Credit Hours: 2.00
Evaluation and management of patients in pre-arrest and cardiovascular arrest as required by guidelines of the American Heart Association. Includes advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) overview, review of prerequisite material, case overview, discussion, and demonstration of appropriate treatment for various cardiac emergencies, and practical examination of knowledge and skills.
Prerequisite(s): RTH 123, 123LB, 124, and 162.
Course Corequisites: RTH 135LC
Information: Current American Heart Association Basics Life Support (BLS) card is required for enrollment in this course.
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