Health (HLT)

HLT 100. First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. (2 Credits)

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

HLT 110. Concepts of Personal & Community Health. (3 Credits)

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. Total 3 hours per week.

HLT 116. Introduction to Personal Wellness Concepts. (3 Credits)

Introduces students to the dimensions of wellness including the physical, emotional, environmental, spiritual, occupational, and social components. Lecture 3 hours per week. Total 3 hours per week.

HLT 121. Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse. (3 Credits)

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. Total 3 hours per week. Total 3 hours per week.

HLT 122. Introduction to Alcohol Abuse and Control. (1 Credit)

Explores the physiological, psychological, 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. Total 1 hours per week.

HLT 135. Child Health and Nutrition. (3 Credits)

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. Total 3 hours per week.

HLT 143. Medical Terminology I. (3 Credits)

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. Total 3 hours per week.

HLT 144. Medical Terminology II. (3 Credits)

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. Total 3 hours per week. Recommended Prerequisite: HLT 143.

HLT 145. Ethics for Health Care Personnel. (2 Credits)

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

HLT 230. Principles of Nutrition & Human Development. (3 Credits)

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

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

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. Total 3 hours per week.

HLT 272. Medical Management of the Older Adult. (3 Credits)

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. Total 3 hours per week.