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HCA100 Strategies for Academic Success Credit Hours: 1.00
Introduction to strategies to aid in acclimation and success for health related professions students throughout their respective program. Includes outline and review of program pathway, strategies for success, learning styles, stress management, critical thinking, and professionalism.
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Information: Students must be admitted to the selected program and obtain consent of the program department before enrolling in this course.
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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 Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Credit Hours: 1.00
The Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) provider course is designed for healthcare providers who either direct, or participate in the management of, cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. Includes didactic instruction and active participation in simulated cases, enhance skills in the recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, post-cardiac arrest, acute arrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).
Prerequisite(s): RTH 123, 123LB, 124, and 162.
Course Corequisites: RTH 135LC
Information: Students must be currently admitted to the PCC Respiratory Care program and obtain consent of the Respiratory Care department before enrolling in this course. A current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association is required for enrollment in this course.
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