This course provides a systems focused study of the Anatomy and Physiology of the human body. Topics build from a Foundation in Structural Organization, Basic Chemistry, and the study of cells and tissues to System Structure and Function. These systems include Integumentary System, bones and skeletal tissues, joints, muscles, nervous system, special senses and the endocrine system. The course includes a wet laboratory component.
This course is a continuation of the study of the Anatomy and Physiology of the human body. Building on the Foundation of Structural Organization, Basic Chemistry, the study of cells and tissues, study of integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, sense, and endocrine systems, this course focuses on the maintenance of the body via the cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems, as well as metabolism, acid-base balance, fluid and electrolyte balance and nutrition. This course includes a wet laboratory component.
This course is an overview of the discipline and field of human resource development and management and how it applies to the field of nursing. The course outlines the roles interpersonal relationships, leadership skills and problem solving regarding areas of employee counseling, discipline and termination. Equal Employment Opportunity will be discussed in order for the student to understand its need, importance and the legal issues surrounding it.
This course is an introduction to the basic aspects of chemistry. The course will include an introduction to the foundations of chemistry that including: principles, laws, theories and practical applications that incorporate the concepts of molecular structure, chemical bonding in solids and liquids and properties of gases.
Basic computer literacy including spreadsheet, database, word processing, PowerPoint, e-mail, and Internet research skills are covered. Students in this course will learn computer applications used in the processing of pharmacy prescription data and the security of such systems. The interpretation of charts, graphs, and maps and the use of the metric system of measurement also included.
This course covers phases of the writing process, with special emphasis on the structure of writing and techniques for writing clearly, precisely and persuasively.
This course introduces the student to the principles and processes of normal human growth and development. The student will understand and apply these concepts to specific age groupings, from conception through death. Principles of health promotion and disease prevention will be integrated with course content. Mental health concepts will be studied in relation to their effects on the range of normal human behaviors.
This course will include, but is not limited to, the following concepts: quadratic, polynomial and radical equations, linear functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, functions and their properties and triangles and trigonometric functions. Activities will include solving problems and using appropriate technological tools.
This is an introductory course in Microbiology, emphasizing Fundamental Concepts and Principles with practical application.
This course focuses on principles of nutrition and the nutritional requirements across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on nutrition in health promotion and clinical practice. The significance of nutrition within the health care movement toward wellness and primary prevention is examined as well as specific medical nutrition therapy in disease management.
This course introduces psychological theories from behavioristic, humanistic and biological viewpoints. Primary focus is on exploring how selected principles of psychology apply to students’ personal lives and social behavior. Students apply the skills of critical thinking, observation and information gathering and analysis as they practice social science and scientific methodology.
This course provides a practical framework and a personal method for ethical thinking and decision-making on issues in contemporary society. Students will analyze some of the major ethical dilemmas of the modern world.