assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032. Covers major themes of African-American history,its social and economic meaning;the struggle for freedom and social and political equality;contributions of African-Americans to cultural life in the United States and the world.
HLHS 103 Dosage Calculation
Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 031 and MATH 050 or MATH 015 or MATH 023.Introduces the mathematical concepts required of the allied health professional to accurately
administer medication. HLHS 104 CPR/Basic Life Support
Prerequisites:None.Provides students with information necessary to recognize the need for one and two-person cardiopulmonary resus- citation (CPR) as it relates to adults,children and infants.Requires students to safely perform CPR and the use of Automated External
Defibrillater (AED). HLHS 105 Medical Law and Ethics
HLHS 100 Introduction to Health Careers
Prerequisites:None.Presents information on the health care system and employment opportunities at a variety of entry levels.Includes
an overview of health care development,how health delivery sys- tems are organized,legal and ethical considerations of health care delivery,and an overview of various health care professions. Students are encouraged to explore health professions through assignments,observations and interviews.
HLHS 101 Medical Terminology
TransferIN 3 Credits
Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032.Addresses basic terminology required of the allied health pro- fessional and provides a basic knowledge of anatomy and physiolo- gy,pathology, special procedures,laboratory procedures,and phar- macology. Greek and Latin prefixes,suffixes,word roots,and combin- ing forms are presented.Emphasis is on forming a foundation for a
medical vocabulary including meaning,spelling,and pronuncia- tion.Medical abbreviations,signs,and symbols are included.
Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032.Provides an overview of law and ethics for allied health profes- sionals functioning in a variety of settings.Topical areas include:the legal system,standards and scope of care and practice,physician patient relationships,standards of professional conduct,public duties,documentation,employment laws and practices,pertinent federal/state statutes,ethical codes,and bioethical issues.The con- tent will provide an understanding of ethical and legal obligations to self,patients,and employer.
HLHS 106 Health Care Support Certifications 3 Credits Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032.Provide students with information necessary to recognize and safely perform one and two-person cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) as it relates to adults,children and infants including use of the AED. Successful demonstration of principles and theory related to bloodborne pathogens,HIPAA,Department of Transportation urine drug screening and First Aid will result in the granting of appropri-
ate certifications. HLHS 107 CNA Preparation
Prerequisites:Regulations per the Indiana State Department of Health and Program Advisor Approval.Prepares individuals desiring to work as nursing assistants with the knowledge,skills and atti- tudes essential for providing basic care in extended care facilities, hospitals and home health agencies under the direction of licensed nurses.Presents information on the health care system and employ- ment opportunities at a variety of entry levels.Includes an overview of the health care delivery systems,health care teams and legal and ethical considerations.Individuals who successfully complete this course are eligible to apply to sit for the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) certification exam for nursing assistants.This course meets the minimum standards set forth by the ISDH for Certified Nursing Assistant training.
HLHS 108 Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Prerequisites:Successful completion of American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course including CPR for Adult,Child,Infant and AED.Provides students with information necessary to provide advanced cardiac life support safely using case scenarios,mock codes and following American Heart Association protocol and algorhythms.
HLHS 109 Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Prerequisites:Successful completion of American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course including CPR for Adult,Child,Infant and AED.Provides healthcare providers with sufficient knowledge to ini- tiate advanced life support in a pediatric emergency,either in or out of hospital.Enhances the students’skills in evaluation and manage-
ment of an infant or child respiratory and cardiac emergencies including cardiac arrest according to the 2005-2006 standards/
guidelines of the American Heart Association. HLHS 110 Tuberculosis Training
Prerequisites:None.Provides instruction to the participant on the classi- fications of tuberculosis,the incidences of tuberculosis and disease, the common diagnostic procedures for tuberculosis,the common treatment regimens for tuberculosis,the correct techniques for administering a Mantoux skin test and the correct method of reading and recording the results of a Mantoux skin test.The students will be given a validation card from the ISBH (Indiana State Board of Health) and the ALA
(American Lung Association) after successful completion of the course according to criteria set forth by both of the validating agencies.
HLHS 111 Health and Wellness for Life
Prerequisites:Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of“C”or better in ENGL 025 and ENGL 032.This course promotes the development and maintenance of health and wellness throughout life. Current topics of interest such as stress management,nutrition,fitness,environmental health,and changing needs during various stages of life are explored. Students
evaluate their own health and risk factors associated with modern
lifestyles. HLHS 113 Dementia Care
Prerequisites: None.The course will introduce the student to the dis- ease process and aspects of caring for a resident with dementia. This course will include instruction about treating the patient with dementia as a person,medical treatment of dementia,the impor- tance of proper communication,making the environment safe for a person with dementia,including the family in caring for the client with dementia,as well as how to plan activities that are meaningful and fun for the patient with dementia. The course will meet the requirements outlined in the Indiana State Department of Health regulations of health care workers in long-term care facilities.
HLHS 114 Home Health Aide
Prerequisites:None.Course provides students with knowledge and practical skills necessary to function as a home health aide.It follows the established content criteria of the Indiana Home Health and Hospice Association for career-ladder certifications for Trained Homemaker/Companion,Trained Personal Care Attendant I,Trained Personal Care Attendant II,and concluding with Trained Home Health Aide.Upon completion of each area,students will be eligible to apply to take the corresponding written and skills examinations for certifi- cation in each level.Inclusion on the Indiana State Department of Health Home Health Aide Registry is facilitated by home health/hos-
pice employers after employment and verification of required skills competency.Curriculum meets minimum requirements outlined in Federal OBRA-87 regulations for home health aides.
HLHS 115 Pharmacology for Health Support
Prerequisites:APHY 101 or APHY 203.Introduces general pharmacol- ogy for health related professions including an overview of the his- tory of drugs,federal and state regulations for the prescribing and distribution of therapeutic drugs,drug classifications,routes of administration,drug dosage calculations,and how to use printed and electronic sources of drug information. Emphasis will be given to selected drugs in various drug classifications to develop student understanding of the use,side-effects,contraindications,and poten- tial drug interactions that are unique to each drug.