HSC 1100 PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH CARE
Four hours. This is an introduction course for nursing and health sciences students that explores health care systems, delivery, payment, professional roles, quality, safety, and ethical principles of care. Students will complete shadow experiences during the course.
HSC 1234 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Two hours. Same as ATP 1234. Introduction to the language, rules and concepts needed to interpret and understand the terminology of medicine.
HSC 2115 EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDER
Four hours. Same as ATP 2115. This course is an entry-level emergency medical provider course that will prepare individuals for a variety of pre-hospital, industrial, and first-responder situations. The successful completion of a first responder course is a prerequisite to training as a firefighter, emergency medical technician/paramedic and many law enforcement programs.
HSC 4110 EVIDENCE BASED HEALTH CARE
Four hours. Prerequisites: MAT 2022 or MAT 2023. This course integrates theory and concepts from health care and nursing that apply to the generation, appraisal, use, and dissemination of evidence that contributes to safe and high quality health care practice and delivery.
HSC 4590 LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
Four hours. Prerequisite: Senior status, nursing or health science major, permission of instructor. In this course the student examines his or her personal development as a health care professional and identifies goals for transitioning to practice. Leadership skills and life management skills are refined. Political, legal, and advocacy issues in nursing and health care are examined. Students will conduct an independent practicum at area health care facilities.
HSC 4960 INTERNSHIP
Variable credit hours of 1-16 hours. Prerequisites: nursing or health sciences major and permission of the faculty. The internship provides an intensive experiential experience through supervised practice in a wide variety of health care settings. The course helps students to build self-confidence, to increase competency with the delivery of evidence-based care, and to perform in a professional role. To the degree possible, students request an internship site consistent with their area of interest and are guided by a preceptor in collaboration with a FSC faculty member.