Health

HLT 100 (2 CR)
First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Focuses on the principles and techniques of safety, first aid, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Lecture 2 hours per week.

HLT 110 (3 CR)
Concepts of Personal and Community Health

Studies the concepts related to the maintenance of health, safety, and the prevention of illness at the personal and community level. Lecture 3 hours per week.

HLT 116 (3 CR)
Introduction to Personal Wellness Concepts

Introduces students to the dimensions of wellness including the physical, emotional, environmental, spiritual, occupational, and social components.  Lecture 2 hours per week.

HLT 121 (3 CR)
Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse

Explores the use and abuse of drugs in contemporary society with emphasis upon sociological, physiological, and psychological effects of drugs.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

HLT 122 (1 CR)
Introduction to Alcohol Abuse and Control

Explores the physiological, psychological, and sociological effects of alcohol. Studies why people drink, disease concepts, alcohol tolerance curves, and alcohol’s effect on the operation of a motor vehicle. Lecture 1 hour per week.

HLT 135 (3 CR)
Child Health and Nutrition

Focuses on the physical needs of the preschool child and the methods by which these are met. Emphasizes health routines, hygiene, nutrition, feeding, and clothing habits, childhood diseases, and safety as related to health growth and development.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

HLT 143-144 (3 CR) (3 CR)
Medical Terminology I-II

Provides an understanding of medical abbreviations and terms. Includes the study of prefixes, suffixes, word stems, and technical terms with emphasis on proper spelling, pronunciation, and usage. Emphasizes more complex skills and techniques in understanding medical terminology.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

HLT 145 (2 CR)
Ethics for Health Care Personnel

Focuses on ethical concepts of healthcare. Emphasizes confidentiality, maintaining patient records, personal appearance, professionalism with patients/clients, associates and awareness of health care facilities. Lecture 2 hours per week.

HLT 230 (3 CR)
Principles of Nutrition and Human Development

Teaches the relationship between nutrition and human development.  Emphasizes nutrients, balanced weight, weight control, and the nutritional needs of an individual.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

HLT 271 (3 CR)
Physical Care Management of the Older Adult

Introduces the physiology of aging; integrates caretaker guidelines; demonstrates skills to care for aging at a variety of functional levels.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

HLT 272 (3 CR)
Medical Management of the Older Adult

Introduces common medical problems associated with the aging; examines preventive and restorative care associated with common illnesses. Focuses on assessments, evaluation, and safe administration of medications. Includes emergency care and CPR.  Lecture 3 hours per week.