AH 137 - Clinical Specialties
2 Semester Hour Credits
Course Description: This course will focus on the knowledge and procedures related to the specialty areas in a clinical setting: geriatrics, OB-GYN, pediatrics, emergencies and cardiology.
Schedule: Spring semester. This course follows the traditional on-campus schedule for beginning and ending dates.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: AH 171 and AH 134
Instructor: Sandra Sund
Contact Information: Faculty Directory
Textbook: Book Information through the DCB Bookstore.
Other Materials: None.
Course Objectives: It is expected that students will be able to:
- Apply the principles of aseptic technique and infection control
- Safeguard the rights' of confidentiality
- Collect and process specimens
- Prepare the patient for examination, procedures and treatments
- Assist the physician with minor surgery and other procedures
- Obtain a patient history and vital signs
- Teach methods of health promotion and disease prevention
- Document clearly, concisely, completely, and accurately
- Completion of the online lessons.
- Reading of assigned textbook chapters.
- Completion of the graded assignments.
- Graded quizzes: Three 1 hour quizzes with approximately 30 questions.
- Graded Comprehensive: Two 1 1/2 hour exams with approximately 50 questions.
- Grades: Grades are based on total points earned. Quizzes and assignments are 50% of the grade and comprehensive exams are 50% of the grade.
Exams - Policies & Procedures:
- Quizzes and comprehensive exams can be taken on any computer with Internet access.
- Quizzes and exams may be taken at home, in a college computer lab, or at a library.
- Students need to select a distraction-free environment conducive for testing.
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