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Effective Fall 2021. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
HRP100 Success in Health Professions Credit Hours: 1.00
An overview of the expectations of the health professional in the modern healthcare setting. Includes strategies for academic success in health programs including methods of of study, metacognition, time management, and strategies for success in note-taking, test-taking, reduction of stress, and preparing for a progressive curriculum. Also includes the expectations of the healthcare industry including effective communication (AIDET, SBAR, etc.), critical thinking, safety, professionalism, teamwork and collaboration, quality client service, evidence-based practice, and soft skill development, as well as general healthcare career exploration overview.
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Information: This course is not program-specific, was developed to address all health professional pathways, and is open to the health care-seeking Learner or those in exploration.
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HRP102 Anatomy and Physiology for Practical Nursing Students Credit Hours: 6.00
Structure and function of the body. Includes introduction to the scientific process, scientific measurements, levels of organization, chemistry as applied to physiology, cell biology, gene regulation, homeostasis, anatomical terms, integumentary system, skeletal system, Circulatory, respiratory, lymphatic, immune, circulatory, urinary, reproductive and articulations, muscular and nervous systems and special senses, as well as histology of these systems.
Prerequisite(s): HRP 104
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Information: Students must be admitted to the PCC Practical Nursing program and obtain consent of the Nursing Department before enrolling in this course. Students must pass this this course with a ā€œCā€ or higher to move forward in the program.
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This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
HRP104 PN Introduction to Pharmacology Credit Hours: 2.00
Application of the nursing process to safe administration of drugs within major pharmacological classifications. Includes mechanisms of action, therapeutic uses, routes of administration, contraindications, adverse drug effects, drug interactions, and relevant client teaching. Also includes basic pharmacologic principles and lifespan considerations.
Prerequisite(s): NRA 101.
Course Corequisites: HRP 102
Information: Students must be admitted to the PCC Nursing program and obtain Consent of the Nursing Department before enrolling in this course.
Course Outlines
This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.