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BHS 1000 — Introduction to Patient Care 2 Credit hours  3 Contact hours

Provides an overview of the roles, requirements and features of selected healthcare professions. Introduction to basic responsibilities for patient care including professionalism, communication and legal/ethical considerations will be made with facilitation for student performance during lab sessions. Content related to the preparation for patient care will be examined including the utilization of appropriate medical terminology and abbreviations, charting and documentation in the clinical setting. Laboratory sessions will focus on competency in patient positioning, bed mobility, transfers, basic gait and transport techniques, selection and fitting of mobility aids and wheelchairs, basic ADL and home safety, infection control procedures and aseptic techniques, sterilization and disinfection of equipment, and basic bedside assessment of the patient including vital signs, heart and lung sounds, communication skills and age-appropriate considerations. Specific therapeutic interventions for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant and Respiratory Care provider will be introduced.
Corequisites: BIO 1110.

Nursing

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...4 BHS 1390 Medical Terminology 2 BHS 2110...Code Title Hours BIO 1000 Basic Human Structure...

Occupational Therapy Assistant

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...following required grades: BHS-1000 ( Introduction to Patient Care )*: B- or better BHS-1390 ( Medical...

Physical Therapist Assistant

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...following required grades: BHS-1000* (Introduction to Patient Care): B- or better BHS-1390 (Medical...

Respiratory Care

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...grades: o BHS-1000 (Introduction to Patient Care) *: B- or better o BHS-1390 (Medical...

Associate of Arts Degree

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...Language II 3 Health BHS 1390 Medical Terminology (TAG) 2 DTN 1000 Basic Nutrition (TAG...

Emergency Medical Services

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...corequisite: BHS 1390 Medical Terminology , EMS 1040 EMS Anatomy and Physiology or BIO 1000 Basic...

Education Concentration

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...Year Fall Hours EDU 1000 Introduction to Education...TAG) 4 Medical Terminology BHS 1390 Medical Terminology...

Practical Nursing Certificate

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...see Certificate Plan of Study). BHS-2110 and BIO-1000 (or BIO 1120) must be...

English Writing/Literature Concentration

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...Genetics (OTM) 4 GLG 1000 Physical Geology (OTM...TAG) 4 Medical Terminology BHS 1390 Medical Terminology...

History Concentration

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...Genetics (OTM) 4 GLG 1000 Physical Geology (OTM...TAG) 4 Medical Terminology BHS 1390 Medical Terminology...

Sociology Concentration

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...Genetics (OTM) 4 GLG 1000 Physical Geology (OTM...TAG) 4 Medical Terminology BHS 1390 Medical Terminology...

Paramedic Certificate

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...corequisite: BHS 1390 Medical Terminology , EMS 1040 EMS Anatomy and Physiology or BIO 1000 Basic...