Health Professions (HPRS)

HPRS 1101  Introduction to Health Professions  1 Credit   (1 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is an overview of roles of various members of the health care system, educational requirements, and issues affecting the delivery of health care.

Course Type: Technical

HPRS 1105  Medical Law/Ethics for Health Professions  1 Credit   (1 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is an introduction to the relationship between legal aspects and ethics associated with the health care field. Emphasis on the ethical and legal responsibilities of health care professionals.

Course Type: Technical

HPRS 1106  Essentials of Medical Terminology  1 Credit   (1 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a study of medical terminology, word origin, structure and application.

Course Type: Technical

HPRS 1201  Introduction to Health Professions  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is an overview of roles of various members of health care system, educational requirements, and issues affecting the delivery of health care.

Course Type: Technical

HPRS 1202  Wellness and Health Promotion  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course provides an overview of wellness theory and its application throughout the life span. Focus is on attitude development, impact of cultural beliefs, and communication of wellness.

Co-requisite(s): FITT 2301.
Course Type: Technical

HPRS 1204  Basic Health Profession Skills - Sonography  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 1 Lab)  

This course is a study of the concepts that serve as the foundation for health profession courses, including client care and safety issues, basic client monitoring, and health documentation methods.

Course Type: Technical

HPRS 1206  Essentials of Medical Terminology  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a study of medical terminology, word origin, structure, and application.

Course Type: Technical

HPRS 1304  Basic Health Profession Skills  3 Credits   (2 Lec, 2 Lab)  

This course is a study of the concepts that serve as the foundation for health profession courses, including client care and safety issues, basic client monitoring, and health documentation methods.

Course Type: Technical

HPRS 2200  Pharmacology for Health Professions  2 Credits   (2 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is a study of drug classifications, actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects, routes of administration, and calculation of doses.

Course Type: Technical

HPRS 2210  Basic Health Profession Skills II  2 Credits   (1 Lec, 4 Lab)  

This course builds on previously acquired knowledge and skills relevant to the professional development of the student. Lecture and simulated laboratory experiences prepare the student to perform patient care utilizing critical thinking and advanced clinical skills.

Prerequisite(s): OPTS 1311 and OPTS 2445.
Course Type: Technical

HPRS 2301  Pathophysiology  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is a study of the pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the life span. Topics include etiology, symptoms, and physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries.

Course Type: Technical

HPRS 2302  Medical Terminology for Allied Health  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is a study of medical terminology, word origin, structure, and application with an emphasis on building a professional vocabulary required for employment within the allied health care field.

Course Type: Technical