Course Descriptions

Code Course Name Credit Hours Description
PSY 320 Abnormal Psychology 3.00 A study of the basic concepts of the development and definition of psychopathology with an emphasis on the causes and types of abnormal phenomena, mental hygiene, and therapeutic methods. Prerequisite: PSY 201.
NSG 321 Adult Health Concepts I 7.00 Focuses on restoration of health and collaboration among interprofessional team members to provide holistic, patient-centered care to adults with acute and/or chronic physical disorders. Emphasis is on cardiopulmonary function, fluid and electrolyte/acid-base balance, oncological concepts, and diabetes. The safe care of adults of all ages is addressed including the preservation of dignity in life and in death. Critical thinking, clinical reasoning, communication, cultural sensitivity, therapeu-tic interventions, informatics, and technology are integral components of this course. The role of the baccalaureate generalist nurse is reinforced. Four credit hours theory, three credit hours clinical. Prerequisites: NSG 301, NSG 305, NSG 306.
NSG 331 Adult Health Concepts II 7.00 Focuses on the restoration of health and collaboration among interprofessional team members to provide holistic, patient-centered care to adults with acute and/or chronic physical disorders. Emphasis is on alterations in metabolism, digestion, and in sensory/nervous, musculoskeletal and reproductive systems. The safe care of adults of all ages is addressed including the preservation of dignity in life and in death. Critical thinking, clinical reasoning, communication, cultural sensitivity, therapeu-tic interventions, informatics, and technology are integral components of this course. The role of the baccalaureate generalist nurse is reinforced. Four credit hours theory, three credit hours clinical. Prerequisites: NSG 304, NSG 321
RAD 405 Advanced Patient Care 2.00 This course is designed to provide the student with skills and knowledge necessary for delivering care to patients undergoing specialized radiologic procedures. Topics include sterile technique, infection control, patient prep-aration, post-procedural care, and pharmacology and ECG.
MAT 230 Advanced Statistics II 3.00 A study of descriptive statistics with an introduction to advanced inferential statistics. Topics include data or-ganization, measures of central tendency and variance, and advanced hypothesis testing. Advanced topics in-clude: two-way ANOVA, multiple linear regression, ANCOVA, advanced correlation for quantitative and categorical variables, two/three-sample cases for chi-square tests and other nonparametric tests. Prereq-uisite: MAT 211
HPE 104 Aerobics 1.00
HIS 102 American History 3.00 A study of the political cultural, social, and economic development of the United States.
BIO 201L Anat & Phys I Lab 0.00
BIO 202L Anat/Phys II Lab 0.00
BIO 202 Anatomy & Physiology II 4.00 The study of the structure and function of systems in the human body with emphasis on the digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular, urinary, endocrine, reproductive, and immune systems. Three hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prerequisite: BIO 201.
BIO 201 Anatomy And Physiology I 4.00 The study of the structure and function of cells, tissues, organs, and systems of the human body including but not limited to the chemistry of living organisms, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and integumentary systems. Three hours lecture, two hours lab per week.
BIO 360 Applied Anatomy & Physiology 3.00 This course builds on the concepts of Anatomy and Physiology I and II using Human Patient Simulators and case study analysis as the principal methodologies. Learning will focus on multi-system interactions which will apply how the body systems impact each other and how they perform when disease is present. The knowledge of the functions of each system will be applied to under- standing how body processes occur. Prerequisites: BIO 201, BIO 202.
BIO 315 Applied And Environmental Bio 3.00 BIO 315 Applied and Environmental Microbiology (3) A study of the use of microbes in food production, cause and prevention of food spoilage, and foodborne illnesses. Microbes in their natural environment and how their ac- tivities affect the environment, soil and soilborne ill- nesses, water treatment and waterborne illnesses, and usage in biological warfare will be discussed. Prerequisite: BIO 205.
BIO 310 Applied Pathophysiology 3.00 A focus on the underlying principles common to disease processes. This course expands on how alterations of structure and function disrupt the human body as a whole. The course offers students the opportunity to observe various physiological changes of the body and how they manifest impact on various systems by incorporating simulation. Prerequisites: BIO 201, BIO 202.
NMT 352 Applied Pharmacology 1.00 Study of adjunct medications used in nuclear medicine procedures during an in-vitro, diagnostic imaging, or therapeutic procedure to include preparation, dosage, dose administration, mechanism of action, side effects and patient monitoring. Also included are the preparation and administration of oral and IV contrasts used in the performance of imaging studies.
AHS 390 Aspects Of Leadership 3.00 This course explores attributes and skillsets essential for health science professionals as team member, educator, and leader. Concepts and behaviors relevant to facilitating collaboration; patient/family and peer education; and leadership and management relative to the provision of health services and related financial impact are emphasized.
HSC 104 Baptist College Experience 1.00 Assist students in the transition to academic life at Baptist College. Focuses on their personal and academic growth and development, Ensures they have knowledge of College resources and are introduced to roles and responsibilities of the Baptist College Healthcare Team.
HSC 905 Baptist College Online/Comp Exper 1.00
NSG 305 Basic Skills Nursing Practice 4.00 Focuses on clinical skills fundamental to the practice of nursing. The holistic care of patients, clinical decision-making, communication and collaboration, informatics, evidence-based practice and professionalism are introduced. Medical terminology and dosage calculation are integral components. Psychomotor skills are practiced in the laboratory setting and in patient-centered simulation exercises. Students are introduced to the health care environment. Two credit hours theory, two credit hours lab/clinical. Prerequisites: MAT 110; Pre/Corequisite NSG 306
HPE 108 Basic Strength Fitness 1.00 Course is designed for men and women. Instruction in correct use of weight training equipment for warm-up exercises, circuit training, and individualized training. The course will include exercises/programs for strengthening, toning, and firming up muscles. The emphasis of this class will be on overall physical fitness through an indi-vidualized daily exercise program focusing on strength, endurance, and flexibility. This is not a power-lifting or body building course.
CHE 310 Biochemistry 4.00 The study of the structure and function of the major classes of macromolecules including lipids, proteins and carbohydrates. Enzymatic mechanisms, cell signaling, immunology and the current biochemical techniques for isolating nucleic acids, cloning and protein studies will be covered. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory per week. Prerequisites: CHE 115, CHE 125, and CHE 210
CHE 310L Biochemistry Lab 0.00
CHE 901 Biochemistry Without Lab 3.00
PHI 301 Biomedical Ethics/Val 3.00 Study of ethical issues and values related to contemporary medical practices, biological innovations, and the impact of scientific and technological advancements. Emphasis on the critical analysis of human values and basic ethical positions which guide people?s lives.
RCP 416 Capstone Competency/Res Care 2.00 Comprehensive assessment of knowledge-base and skillset requirements essential to clinical practice and workforce readiness; includes student-driven facilitation of current trends and needs in professional practice.
HCM 495 Capstone Directed Study Intensive 3.00 Capstone completion allows students to demonstrate competencies learned throughout the curriculum. Stu-dents perform a project plan to organize, coordinate, and present a project that addresses a contemporary issue that affects managers in health services. The course has experiential, research, quality, and synthesis components. Students may opt to analyze solutions to issues based on experiences encountered through work, internship, simulated cases, or described in directed readings.
DMS 400 Capstone Seminar 1.00 A senior capstone course that emphasizes research, career portfolio, and professional development.
DMS 475 Cardiac Sonography I 3.00 The study and application of diagnostic medical sonography related to adult echocardiography. Topics will include cardiac embryology and congenital defects, native and prosthetic heart valve disease, endocarditis, pericardial diseases, cardiac function, coronary artery disease, and performing an echocardiogram. Two hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week. Prerequisites: DMS 380, DMS 381, DMS 474.
DMS 476 Cardiac Sonography II 3.00 The study and application of diagnostic medical sonography related to adult echocardiography. Topics will include cardiomyopathies, systemic diseases, cardio-pulmonary diseases, cardiac tumors, aortic diseases, and advanced procedures including contrast, stress, transesophageal, and 3D/4D echocardiography, and performing an echocardiogram. Two hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week. Pre-requisites: DMS 380, DMS 381, DMS 474, DMS 475
RCP 353 Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiolog 3.00 A study of the anatomical alterations of the heart and lungs caused by different disease processes. Includes etiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of various cardiopulmonary diseases.
DMS 474 Cardiovasclar Hemodynamics & Physio 3.00 The study and application of diagnostic medical sonography related to the cardiovascular system hemodynamics and physiology. Topics will include cardiovascular anatomy, hemodynamics and physiology principles, practical application, and performing echocardiography measurements. One hour of lecture. Prerequisites: DMS 380 Co-requisite: DMS 381
HSC 210 Career Planning in Health Sciences 1.00 An overview of careers in the health care field. Introduces necessary knowledge for beginning career planning in health sciences. Prerequisite: Must be a sophomore level student.
PHI 201 Classical Issues/Phil 3.00 Introduction to philosophical thought focused on the emergence of philosophical inquiry and on philosophical problems in exploring the meaning of human life. Ex-amines the relevance of classical philosophy to modern culture.
MLS 405 Clinical Chemistry 6.00 This course is a study of the theory, techniques and procedures to identify and quantitate chemical analytes in blood and body fluids and the correlation of these analytes to human disease. Laboratory practice is a required component. Prerequisites: CHE 101, CHE 201, Organic chemistry II or higher level chemistry, MLS 300, MLS 305 and admission into the MLS program. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester.
MLS 405L Clinical Chemistry Lab 0.00
MLS 306 Clinical Immunology 2.00
MLS 306L Clinical Immunology Lab 0.00
RCP 421 Clinical Internship In Respiratory 3.00 Provides an opportunity for intensive study and experi-ence in an area of the student?s choice. Can include, but is not limited to, research, education, management, business, neonatal care, ECMO, subacute/home care, physician office practice, case management, diagnostics, hyperbaric medicine, or polysomnography.
MLS 320 Clinical Lab Techniques 1.00 This course is an overview of issues and skills necessary in a modern laboratory environment to include relevant clinical laboratory techniques/procedures, quality assurance, and laboratory safety. Activities/assignments to fulfill the Baptist College Experience requirements are also included. A selected clinical experience in the assigned clinical laboratories is required upon successful completion of the didactic component.
MLS 325 Clinical Microbiology 6.00 This course is a study of the theory, practical application, technical performance, and evaluation of procedures in bacteriology, virology, parasitology, and mycology. Laboratory practice is a required component. Prerequi-sites: General/College microbiology and must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the semester.
MLS 325L Clinical Microbiology Lab 0.00
MLS 410 Clinical Practicum I 5.00 This course is a selected clinical experience in the assigned clinical laboratories. The clinical practicum will provide students an opportunity to develop competencies in immunohematology and hematology under the super-vision of medical laboratory scientists. Prerequisites: MLS 300, MLS 305, MLS 310, MLS 315, MLS 325, MLS 330, MLS 335, and admission into the MLS program. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester.
RCP 301 Clinical Practicum I 4.00 Application of client assessment, treatment, and evaluation in the general care environment of the hospital. Reinforcement of concepts and skills learned in current and prior didactic lab courses will be applied. Competency evaluation of Respiratory Care modalities will be completed
RTT 392 Clinical Practicum I 4.00 Clinical experience obtained through assigned rotations in various affiliates. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
DMS 393 Clinical Practicum I 4.00 Clinical experience obtained in assigned clinical settings. Competency evaluation of medical sonography procedures will be completed. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
RAD 390 Clinical Practicum I 4.00 Skills development in basic radiographic procedures. Topics include effective communication, operation of equipment, client care, and technical skills development. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
NMT 393 Clinical Practicum I 4.00 Clinical experience obtained through assigned clinical rotations in routine and specialty areas. Twenty-four hours of clinical experience per week.
NMT 494 Clinical Practicum II 4.00 Continuation of assigned rotations from Clinical Practicum I. Twenty-four hours of clinical experience per week.
MLS 430 Clinical Practicum II 5.00 This course is a selected clinical experience in the assigned clinical laboratories. The clinical practicum will provide students an opportunity to develop competencies in microbiology, parasitology, mycology, virology, chemSistry and molecular diagnostics under the supervision of medical laboratory scientists. Prerequisites: MLS 300, MLS 305, MLS 310, MLS 315, MLS 325, MLS 330, MLS 335, MLS 400, MLS 405, MLS 410, and admission into the MLS program. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester.
RCP 307 Clinical Practicum II 4.00 Application of advanced respiratory care modalities in the critical care environment of the hospital. Reinforcement of concepts and skills learned in current and prior didactic/lab courses will be applied. Competency evaluation of respiratory care modalities will be completed.
RTT 393 Clinical Practicum II 4.00 Continuation of assigned rotations from Clinical Practicum I. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
RAD 393 Clinical Practicum II 4.00 Applications of concepts in a clinical setting. Emphasis on progression from the role of observer, to assistant, then to relative independence under the supervision of qualified clinical instructors, radiographers, and faculty. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
DMS 495 Clinical Practicum II 4.00 Continuation of assigned clinical experience. Students will be able to independently perform various sonographic examinations through active participation in medical sonography settings. Competency evaluation of medical sonography procedures will be completed. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
NMT 495 Clinical Practicum III 5.00 Continuation of assigned rotations from Clinical Practicum II. Thirty-two hours of clinical experience per week.
RAD 394 Clinical Practicum III 4.00 Clinical course emphasizing progression from the role of assistant to greater independence under the supervision of qualified instructors, radiographers, and faculty. Clin-ical experiences progress in level of difficulty. Twen-ty-four hours of clinic per week
RTT 492 Clinical Practicum III 4.00 Continuation of assigned rotations from Clinical Practi-cum II. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
RCP 401 Clinical Practicum III 4.00 Application of advanced respiratory care modalities in the critical care, neonatal intensive care, and home care settings. Reinforcement of concepts and skills learned in current and prior didactic lab courses will be applied. Competency evaluation of respiratory care modalities will be completed.
DMS 496 Clinical Practicum III 4.00 Continuation of assigned clinical experience. Students will be introduced to new sonographic examinations through active participation in various medical sonography settings. Competency evaluation of medical sonog-raphy procedures will be completed. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
NMT 496 Clinical Practicum IV 5.00 Continuation of assigned clinical rotations from Clinical Practicum III. Thirty-two hours of clinical experience per week.
RTT 494 Clinical Practicum IV 5.00 Continuation of assigned rotations from Clinical Practicum III. Thirty two hours of clinic per week.
RCP 405 Clinical Practicum IV 5.00 Application of specialty care modalities within and be-yond the acute care setting. Reinforcement of concepts and skills learned in current and prior didactic/lab courses will be applied. Competency evaluation of respiratory care modalities will be completed.
DMS 497 Clinical Practicum IV 4.00 Continuation of assigned clinical experience. Students will independently perform sonographic examinations through active participation in various medical sonography settings. Competency evaluation of medical sonography procedures will be completed. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
RAD 490 Clinical Practicum IV 4.00 Moves the student towards full independence. Provides opportunities to refine skills through independent practice. Twenty-four hours of clinic per week.
DMS 498 Clinical Practicum V 5.00 Continuation of assigned clinical experience from Clinical Practicum IV. Thirty-two hours of clinical experience per week.
NMT 322 Clinical Procedures I 2.00 Study of the clinical theory as it applies to routine nuclear medicine procedures. Includes development of skills in image analysis, data collection, and case presentations.
NMT 425 Clinical Procedures II 2.00 Continuation of the study of clinical theory as it applies to nuclear medicine procedures including development of skills in image analysis, data collection, and case presentations.
NMT 426 Clinical Procedures III 3.00 Continuation of the study of clinical theory as it applies to nuclear medicine procedures including development of skills in image analysis, data collection, and case presentations.
NMT 433 Clinical Procedures IV 2.00 Continuation of the study of clinical theory as it applies to nuclear medicine procedures including development of skills in image analysis, data collection and case presentations.
MLS 420 Clinical Seminar 3.00 This course is designed to prepare the student for career planning and employment and to review educational materials in the areas of Medical Laboratory Science to prepare for a comprehensive examination at the end of the course, which will simulate the national certification examination for MLS. Prerequisites: MLS 300, MLS 305, MLS 310, MLS 315, MLS 325, MLS 330, MLS 335, MLS 400, MLS 405, MLS 410, and admission into the MLS program. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester.
MLS 311 Coagulation 2.00 This course is a study of the theory and procedures of the coagulation and fibrinolytic systems. Laboratory practice is a required component. Prerequisite: Admissions to the MLS program; Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester
MLS 311L Coagulation Lab 0.00
MAT 110 College Algebra 3.00 The study of basic algebraic skills, principles, and applications. Includes equations in two variables, relations/functions with graphing techniques, and theory of polynomial equations.
MUS 102 College Chorus 1.00
MUS 101 College Chorus I 2.00 Performance choir, with enrollment by audition. Focus on a variety of musical styles, with emphasis on the devel-opment of basic musicianship, group performance, re-hearsal and performance discipline, and development of vocal ability. Continued participation is possible with no fee.
RCP 435 Community & Public Health/Rcp 2.00 Course introduces key aspects relevant to community health and roles of respiratory care practitioners in health maintenance, prevention, mitigation, and promotion. Course content emphasizes: evidence-based disease management; cultural and socioeconomic considerations for community health; emergency manage-ment/preparedness models; financial impact of commu-nity health and wellness; health services collaborations; and utilization of technology.
NSG 360 Community Health Nursing 5.00 Introduces the student to population-focused care. Em-phasis is placed on health promotion and disease and injury prevention across the lifespan. Interprofessional communication and collaboration, professional stand-ards, cultural sensitivity, and ethical decision making are emphasized. Teaching theories and techniques, tech-nology, environment, health policy, financial resources, and advocating for social justice are integral components. The role of the baccalaureate generalist nurse is reinforced. Three credit hours theory, two credit hours clini-cal. Prerequisites: NSG 331, NSG 335.
NSG 451 Community Health Nursing 5.00 Introduces the student to population-focused care. Emphasis is placed on health promotion and disease and injury prevention across the lifespan. Interprofessional communication and collaboration, professional standards, cultural sensitivity, and ethical decision making are emphasized. Teaching theories and techniques, technology, environment, health policy, financial resources, and advocating for social justice are integral components. The role of the baccalaureate generalist nurse is rein-forced. Three credit hours theory, two credit hours clinical. Prerequisite: NSG 335.
RAD 454 Comparative Pathology 3.00 This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge of human disease or trauma and how these processes are depicted by various imaging technologies.
ENG 204 Contemp Amer Lit: Cultural Div 3.00 Studies commonalities and differences across social, cultural, and ethnic American communities as portrayed through late 20th century American literature. Examines how understanding various communities' cultural and social characteristics may help health care members provide more competent care. Prerequisite: ENG 101.
ENG 204P Contemporary Am Lit: Cultural Div 3.00
PHI 202 Critical Thinking 3.00 This course involves the development of creative and critical thinking skills. Emphasis on the creative process and the skills and techniques involved in dealing analyt-ically with what is read and observed.
BIO 320 Cross Sectional Anatomy 2.00 This course is designed to teach anatomy recognition via diagrams and human sections using imaging modalities such as CT, MR, PET and sonography. The focus of the course will be the major systems of the body with an emphasis on anatomical relationships and pathological changes. The content serves as a foundation for further study within the imaging modalities. Prerequisites: BIO 201, BIO 202.
RAD 481 Ct Instrumentation And Physics 2.00 Examination of computed tomography (CT) instrumentation and physics to include system operation and components, image processing and display, image quality, artifact recognition, and quality control.
RAD 483 Ct Procedures And Protocols 2.00 Examination of computed tomography (CT) procedures and protocols to include positioning, acquisition methods, parameter selection, and special procedures.
RAD 493 Ct/Mri Practicum 4.00 Applications in Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging settings. Topics include operation of equipment, patient safety, technical skills, and client care.
RCP 357 Diagnostic Techniques 2.00 A study of pulmonary function testing techniques and equipment, including clinical test methods commonly employed in the measurement of lung volumes, capacities, and flows. Interpretation of the electrocardiogram is included.
RAD 484 Digital Imaging 3.00 This course examines the study and analysis of radiographic image production and image evaluation from a computed radiography (CR) and digital imaging perspective. Picture archiving communication systems (PACS), radiology information systems (RIS), and hospital information systems (HIS) will be discussed.
HCM 805 Directed Study HC Res & Stat Analy 3.00
MAT 240 Elements Of Calculus 3.00 Introductory study of selected topics of calculus, including limits, differential and integral calculus, and their appli-cations. Prerequisite: MAT 110 or ACT mathematics score of 22 or higher.
ENG 101 English Composition I 3.00 Principles of composition with emphasis on analysis of various expository rhetorical modes and production of essays which exhibit effective content, organization, and style. Development of editing and critical thinking skills.
ENG 102 English Composition II 3.00 Principles of composition with emphasis on analysis and argumentation, including development of library skills, research methodology, synthesis of ideas, and appro-priate documentation of source material as applied to the formal research paper. Prerequisite: ENG 101
NSG 301 Essentials For Prof Nursing 3.00 Explores the roles of the baccalaureate generalist nurse. Focuses on the historical evolution of the nursing profession, values fundamental to the discipline of nursing, scope and standards of practice, code of ethics, and social policy. Levels of health care, clinical/critical reasoning skills, professional communication, legal aspects, quality and safety concepts, cultural sensitivity, and patient education are integral components
RCP 433 Expanded Clin Prac/Res Care 2.00 Course provides an overview of the roles of respiratory care practitioners beyond that of the traditional acute care environment. Content explores roles and responsibilities relative to cardiopulmonary rehabilitation; home and pal-liative care; primary care; case management; and polysomnography.
DMS 310L Found Of Dms Lab 0.00
RAD 211 Found Of Medical Radiography 3.00 Fundamental concepts of medical imaging. Focus of physical and technical skills needed to apply ionizing radiation with an emphasis on the introduction to radiographic positioning terminology, the proper manipulation of equipment, and basic radiographic procedures.
RTT 310 Found Of Rad Theraphy 3.00 Course is designed to provide student with an overview of radiation therapy and the practitioner?s role in the health care delivery system. Principles, practices, and policies of health care organizations. Professional responsibilities of the radiation therapist will be discussed.
RCP 310 Found. Of Respiratory Care 3.00 A study of the fundamental laws and theories of chemistry, physics, and patient care procedures as related to respiratory care. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. Successful completion of all program prerequisites or permission of program chair.
RCP 310L Found. Respiratory Care Lab 0.00
RCP 303 Foundations Of Clin Practice 2.00 Course introduces foundational elements of clinical practice. Practicum emphasizes basic assessment of cardiopulmonary function; collection and interpretation of clinical findings; and documentation of assessment findings and respiratory care therapeutics/intervention.
DMS 310 Foundations Of Diag Med Sono 3.00 This beginning course offers an introduction to the basic theories of Diagnostic Medical Sonography to include: historical developments, ultrasound terminology, patientnsonographer clinician interaction, communication skills, sonographic techniques and protocols, scope of practice, image quality definitions, and overview of ultrasound applications. Must be first course taken in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. Lecture and lab. Successful completion of all required pre-professional courses and patient care or permission of program chair. Prerequisites: AHS 202, BIO 301, BIO 320, and AHS 204.
NMT 314 Foundations Of Nuc-Med Tech 3.00 Introduction to the basic principles and practice of nuclear medicine technology. Course will also include an intro-duction to professional organizations, professional is-sues, and medical ethics/law. Successful completion of program preprofessional courses or permission of the program chair.
NUT 101 Fund. Of Nutrition 3.00 A study of basic principles of human nutrition with em-phasis on nutrients, food sources and their function in the body, and human nutrition requirements throughout various phases of the life cycle.
CHE 125L Gen Chem II Lab 0.00
BIO 110 General Biology I 4.00 This is an introduction to general biological principles. Topics will include evolution, cell chemistry, cell structure and function, metabolism, cellular reproduction, and genetics. Three hours lecture, two hours lab per week.
BIO 110L General Biology I Lab 0.00
BIO 120 General Biology II 4.00 A study of biodiversity, plant and animal systems and ecology. Three hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prerequisite: BIO 110.
BIO 120L General Biology II Lab 0.00
CHE 115 General Chemistry I 4.00 A study of basic concepts in general chemistry with an emphasis on gas laws and nuclear processes. Other topics include composition and structure of matter, chemical reactions, bonding, solution chemistry, kinetics, thermodynamics, equilibrium, acids and bases, elec-tro-chemistry, and classification of organic compounds. Three hours of lecture, two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: MAT 110
CHE 115L General Chemistry I Lab 0.00
CHE 125 General Chemistry II 4.00 A study of kinetics, thermodynamics, equilibrium, free energy, electrochemistry, and transition elements. In-termolecular forces, molecular geometry, properties of mixtures and compounds, and organic compounds will be discussed. Three hours of lecture, two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CHE 115.
PSY 201 General Psychology 3.00 An introduction to general psychological theories and methods as applied to an understanding of humans interacting with the environment. Topics include personality, emotion, sensation, perception, learning, conditioning, and psychological evaluation.
DMS 353 General Sonography I 3.00 Study and application of diagnostic medical sonography with a focus on abdominal and retro peritoneal structures. Topics to include anatomy, physiology, pathology, examination techniques, clinical symptoms, and sonographic appearance of adult and pediatric abdominal and retroperitoneal structures. Two hours lecture, three hours lab per week.
DMS 354 General Sonography II 3.00 Continuation of DMS 353 with a focus on superficial structures. Topics to include anatomy, physiology, pa-thology, examination techniques, clinical symptoms, and sonographic appearance of adult and pediatric superficial structures. Thyroid and parathyroid glands, male reproductive system, musculoskeletal system, and breast will be covered. Two hours lecture, three hours lab per week. Prerequisite: DMS 353 General Sonograhpy I Corequisite: DMS 355 General Sonography III.
DMS 355 General Sonography III 3.00 Study and application of diagnostic medical sonography with a focus on pediatric examinations. Topics to in-clude anatomy, physiology, pathology, examination techniques, clinical symptoms, and sonographic appearance of various pediatric examinations. Gastrointestinal tract, neonatal head and spine, and pediatric hip will be covered. Three hours lecture per week. Prerequisite: DMS 353 General Sonography I Co-requisite: DMS 354 General Sonography II
BIO 350 Genetics 3.00 This is a study of the fundamental principles of heredity including the molecular mechanisms by which cellular processes impact eukaryotic cells. Topics include intro- duction to molecular genetic techniques and genomics, in depth study of structures and chromosomes, the regula- tion of gene expression, and abnormal regulatory pro- cesses that lead to disease. Prerequisites: BIO 110, BIO 120.
HCM 445 HC Res & Stat Analysis for Decision 3.00 Prepares the student to evaluate components of the research process utilizing statistical analysis. Includes introduction to computer applications using statistical packages, basic research methodology, and literature reviews.
HCM 425 Health Admin Info Systems 3.00 Understanding of information needs of management and information technology used by variety of businesses, including the health care environment. Topics include strategies and methodologies, decision support systems, and total quality management. Prerequisite: CIS 101.
HPE 101 Health And Wellness 1.00 Overview of theory and application of principles related to developing an individualized approach to prevention of disease through wellness lifestyle choices. Areas of wellness include social, psychological, physical, spiritual, and emotional aspects of life.
NSG 306 Health Assessment 3.00 Introduces basic concepts of health history and physical examination techniques for patients across the lifespan. Emphasizes normal developmental changes as well as deviations from normal. Introduces age-related changes and assessment instruments. Explores physical, psychosocial, cultural, and nutritional dimensions related to assessment. This course serves as validation for prior nursing education for the RN-BSN student. A challenge exam is available for RN-BSN students with the approval of the Dean of Nursing. Two credit hours theory, one credit hour lab. Prerequisite: BIO 301, PSY 301.
HCM 370 Health Care Finance 3.00 Legal forms of American business policy, methods, and organization involved in financing business with emphasis on health care. Principle concepts include corporation, cash flow, securities, expansion, time value, and acquisitions.
HCM 325 Health Care Marketing 3.00 Examines approaches, strategies, and tactics of mar-keting and their application to the health care industry. Key areas of marketing include strategic market planning, the external marketing environment, buyer behavior, market segmentation, product/service development, pricing, and brand management and communication. Special emphasis is placed on the role of marketing in value creation as well as the importance of socially re-sponsible marketing practices in an organization.
MLS 315 Hematology 3.00 This course is a study of the origin, maturation, and morphology of the normal formed elements of human blood and the theory and application of routine hema-tology tests, specimen collection and processing, and basic phlebotomy techniques. The anemias will also be studied in this course. Laboratory practice is a required component. Prerequisite: Admission into the MLS program; Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester.
MLS 315L Hematology I Lab 0.00
MLS 330 Hematology II 3.00 This course is a study of the formation and identification of abnormal formed elements in human blood with correlations to disease processes and the theory and application of special hematology tests. Laboratory practice is a required component. Prerequisite: MLS 315; admis-sions to the MLS program. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester.
MLS 330L Hematology II Lab 0.00
BIO 340 Histology 4.00 A study that focuses on the branch of anatomy that deals with structure, composition, design, and function of body tissues as it relates to the principles of human physiology. Examination of microscopic cell structure as it correlates with tissue composition and organ function will be dis- cussed. Three hours of lecture, three hours of lab per week. Prerequisites: BIO 201,BIO 202.
BIO 340L Histology Lab 0.00
PSY 301 Human Growth/Devlpmnt 3.00 Examination of the biopsychosocial aspects of devel-opment of the individual across the life span. Growth and development of the physical body, motor skills, intellectual skills along with emotional and social behavior.
HCM 330 Human Resource Management 3.00 Examines job analysis, design, description, and evalua-tion; wage and salary administration; recruitment and selection; personnel testing; assessing employee per-formance; training and development; and employee discipline.
RAD 340 Image Production I 2.00 Analysis of the various technical factors and equipment that affect the radiographic image. Laboratory practice is a required component.
RTT 385 Imaging Concept,Rad Therapy 3.00 This course is designed to establish a base knowledge of production and recording of radiographic images in radiation oncology. Fundamental concepts of digital image acquisition for simulation and treatment will be discussed. Radiation oncology imaging equipment and related devices will be emphasized.
MLS 335 Immunohematology 6.00 This course is a study of the basic principles of blood banking in relation to blood grouping, typing, compatibility testing, and antibody identification. Also included are topics on donor processing, preparation of components and component therapy, transplant medicine, pretrans-fusion problem solving, adverse transfusion reactions, hemolytic disease of the newborn, immune hemolytic disorders, parentage testing, regulatory and accreditation requirements. Laboratory practice is a required compo-nent. Prerequisites: MLS 305;MLS 310. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester.
MLS 335L Immunohematology Lab 0.00
BIO 390 Immunology 3.00 This course presents an overview of all major aspects of the field of immunology. This branch of science deals with the innate and adaptive mechanisms the body uses to fight infectious disease and prevent its recurrence. It also covers recognition of foreign or altered cells unrelated to microorganisms such as cells or organs received during transplantation. This course will cover the cells involved, their site production, how they proliferate and respond to foreign antigens. The proteins produced by cells in re- sponse to infection and the chemical signals that affect their production are also covered. Some other topic areas included are transplantation serology, hypersensitivity and allergies, hereditary and acquired autoimmune dis- orders, and vaccines. Prerequisite: BIO 205 or permis- sion of the instructor
HSC 460 Independent Research 1.00 This course enhances student-directed learning by providing independent research opportunities. Students will initiate and complete an independent project in con-sultation with a faculty mentor. Course may be repeated with permission of the Chair. Prerequisite: Permission of the Chair.
BIO 370 Infectious Diseases 2.00 An introduction to the concepts of infection, disease process, immune responses, and epidemiology. Focus- ing on bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and other agents re- sponsible for major emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases affecting the world population in the 21st cen- tury. Prerequisite: BIO 201 or a college level biology course.
COM 220 Intercultural Communication 3.00 Develops and enhances interpersonal communication skills and the abilities appropriate for a multicultural so-ciety. Emphasizes understanding diversity within and across cultures. Covers relevant concepts and practices concerning the self, perception, communication ethics, language, verbal/nonverbal communication, and presentation skills.
HSC 360 Interdisciplinary Seminar 1.00 Students will explore in greater depth and breadth a "topic of interest" which relates to their selected courses within the Interdisciplinary Minor. Working with a faculty mentor, students will learn the fundamentals of scientific writing and research as they prepare a "publication ready" research paper. A required course for the Inter-disciplinary Studies Minor. Prerequisite: completion of at least 9 hours in the minor.
HCM 395 Internship 3.00 Supervised fieldwork experience concluding with the development of a portfolio documenting the effective use of qualitative and quantitative methods to evaluate their fieldwork experiences. Must have consent of chair before registering for the course.
HSC 410 Interprof Hc Experiences 3.00 Exposes students to field experiences in their chosen biomedical or health care setting. Guided/supervised work experiences will enable students to link practical application with previously or concurrently studied theory. The opportunity provided will assist students in meeting individual goals while earning credit toward their degree and adding valuable professional experience to their resume/transcript. Prerequisite: Must be a senior level student.
NMT 392 Intro To Clinical Practice 3.00 An introduction to the basic principles of clinical education. Course will include an overview of commonly per-formed nuclear medicine procedures, an introduction to health care information and the technology systems used in clinical practice, and radiation safety aspects including radiation monitoring and detection devices. Course in-cludes one credit hour theory and two credit hours su-pervised clinical experience.
RTT 389 Intro to Clinical Practicum 3.00 Content is designed to provide students with experiential learning experiences for reinforcing concepts and skills learned in Foundations of Radiation Therapy.
CIS 101 Intro To Computer Concepts 3.00 A study of computer concepts, terms, ethics and the use of the Internet and computer software including word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, and relational da-tabases.
SOC 201P Intro To Medical Sociology 3.00
SOC 201 Intro To Medical Sociology 3.00 An examination of the diverse social, cultural, political, and economic context of medicine and health and illness processes. Topics include defining medical care and health care; social and cultural determinants of; health processes, outcomes, and the distribution of disease; health and illness behaviors; the organization of medical care delivery; distribution of health and medical resources.
RAD 331 Intro To Radiation Physics 3.00 Continued applications of principles learned in Procedures I and II with emphasis on skull procedures. Laboratory practice is a required component.
DMS 392 Introduction To Clinical Pract 3.00 Introduction to the clinical setting. Students will obtain clinical experience through active participation in various medical sonography settings. Sixteen hours of clinic per week.
MLS 340 Introduction to Clinical Practicum 3.00 This course is a selected clinical experience in the as-signed clinical laboratories. The introduction to clinical practicum will provide students the initial opportunity to train in a clinical lab after successfully completing the didactic components. The student will work under the supervision of medical laboratory scientists in clinical immunology, coagulation, urinalysis, and phlebotomy. Prerequisites: MLS 300, MLS 305, MLS 310, MLS 320.
MLS 425 Laboratory Mgmt And Research 3.00 This course is a study of the principles of laboratory administration and operating a clinical laboratory. Topics include human resource management, operations management, governmental regulations, and standards, U.S. health systems, educational methodologies used to train/educate users and research design/practice for the supervisor and laboratory manager. Three hours lecture. Prerequisites MLS 300, MLS 305, MLS 320, MLS 315, MLS 325, MLS 330, MLS 335, MLS 400, MLS 405, MLS 410, and admission into the MLS program. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester
NSG 461 Leadership & Case Management 6.00 Focuses on theories and concepts of leadership and case management. Emphasis is on developing and applying behaviors that promote quality and safety. Clinical experiences provide students with opportunities to coordinate care for individuals and families within and across levels of care. Evidence-based practice, informatics, and professional practice are integral components. Four credit hours theory, two credit hours clinical. Prerequisites: NSG 335 and NSG 451.
HCM 440 Legal Environment Of Hlt Care 3.00 Introduction to legal and health policy making systems for healthcare. Examines ethical dilemmas that commonly appear in contemporary healthcare situations. Explains issues around governance, organizational structure, contracts and reimbursement. Introduces regulatory, accreditation and professional association's oversight. Explores the role of diversity in organizations and need for cultural competence throughout organizations.
ENG 203 Literature And Medicine 3.00 An interdisciplinary course which uses fiction, drama, poetry, film, essays, and non-fictional works to explore medical issues dealing with illness and health. It offers a forum to explore human needs, across times and cul-tures, related to illness, death, and the human condition in general. Students are expected to gain greater under-standing of the patient experience and gain greater self knowledge of the role they play in it. Prerequisite: ENG 101
REL 301 Literature Of The Bible 3.00 A study of the various types of literature employed in the Judaeo-Christian scriptures, with reference to historical background, the points of view of various authors and their purposes, and analysis of various literary structures employed.
HCM 442 Managerial Epid Pop & Hlt Policy 3.00 Analyze the potential impact of diseases at the community level. Utilize epidemiological methods for extracting clinical information and interpret when such outcomes should lead to management decisions and/or health policy changes that support reallocation of resources for improved efficiency and effectiveness of a unit, an organization, or society as a whole.
PSY 311 Marriage And Family 3.00 Focus on the American family, including mate selection, male-female relationships, parent-child communication, and current issues of family life.
NSG 420 Maternal/Newborn Nursing 5.00 Focuses on holistic, safe and quality care for childbearing women and their families. Experiential learning in a variety of settings provides opportunities to develop cultural sensitivity, clinical reasoning, communication skills, professionalism, and leadership. The role of the baccalaureate generalist nurse is reinforced. Three credit hours theory, two credit hours clinical. Prerequisite: NSG 331.
AHS 202 Medical Terminology 2.00 This course will focus on the applications of the rules for constructing and defining medical terms with an empha- sis on prefixes, suffixes, root words, and combining forms. (Open to all disciplines)
BIO 205 Microbiology 4.00 The study of the biology of micro-organisms and their significance to human health with emphasis on microbial structure and function, pathogenicity, control, and chemotherapeutic agents. Three hours lecture, two hours lab per week.
BIO 410 Molecular Cell Biology 4.00 To prepare students with advanced knowledge of mo-lecular biology as it pertains to human health, disease and treatment. Prerequisite: BIO 205, CHE 220.
BIO 410L Molecular Cell Biology 0.00
MLS 400 Molecular Diagnostics 2.00 This course is a study of the principles of molecular methods and their application in the diagnosis of disease. Topics include the anatomy of a gene, the roles and components of DNA and RNA in a cell, nucleic acid structure, and molecular techniques in a clinical laboratory. Prerequisite: CHE 101, CHE 201, Organic Chemistry I and II or higher level, MLS 300, MLS 305 and admissions into the MLS program. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester
MLS 400L Molecular Diagnostics Lab 0.00
CHE 330 Molecular Pharmacology 3.00 CHE 330 Molecular Pharmacology (3) A study of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of drug actions with emphasis on target receptors and signaling pathways. Other topics will include pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, drug delivery, and drug discovery and design. Prerequisite: CHE 220 and BIO 301, suggested after CHE 310.
RAD 494 Mr Instrumentation And Phys 2.00 Examination of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) instrumentation and physics to include system operation and components, image processing and display, image quality, artifact recognition, and quality control
RAD 495 Mri Procedures And Protocols 3.00 Examination of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) procedures and protocols to include positioning, acquisition methods, parameter selection, and special procedures.
RCP 431 Neonatal/Pediatric Respiratory 3.00 Study of fetal development and the transition to extrauterine environment. Includes the most common cardiopulmonary birth defects, neonatal and pediatric disease processes, and the appropriate mode of treatment.
REL 220 New Testament 3.00 A survey of New Testament literature with reference to the writings' historical backgrounds, their distinctive points of view, the literary devices employed, and their central theological messages.
NMT 423 Nuclear Cardiology 2.00 Study of the cardiac system with emphasis on nuclear imaging, quantification, and functional analysis. This course provides further development of clinical skills with emphasis on tomographic imaging
NMT 472 Nuclear Medicine Symposium 3.00 Designed to develop leadership skills essential for the success of the health care professional including com-pletion of a research project. Analysis of the Components of Preparedness published by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) and Content Specifications for the NMT exam published by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) will be included.
NMT 454 Nuclear Pharmacy 2.00 Study of the chemical and biological aspects of radiopharmaceuticals with emphasis on production of radionuclides, preparation and quality control of radiopharmaceuticals, and dose calculations.
NMT 332L Nuclear Phy and Instrumentation Lab 0.00
NMT 332 Nuclear Phys/Instrumentation 4.00 Study of nuclear physics including radionuclide production. Study of the components and performance characteristics of nuclear detectors including statistics of counting, energy spectrum analysis, and theory of processing images, and performance criteria including quality control procedures.
NSG 415 Nursing Leadership/Care Mgmt 3.00 Introduces the principles of leadership and care man-agement essential to nursing practice. Focuses on decision making, delegation, prioritization, communication, advocacy, power, conflict resolution, negotiation, accountability, and change. Principles of quality and safety are incorporated as essential elements to nursing practice. Informatics and technology are integrated through-out the course. Prerequisite: NSG 331. Recommended to be taken the trimester prior to graduation.
NSG 335 Nursing Research Evidence Base 3.00 Provides the student with an overview of selected quali-tative and quantitative research designs. The student is introduced to research terminology, information literacy and technology, ethical issues, data collection methods, and analysis and interpretation of data. Emphasis is on appraisal and utilization of research findings that impact safe, quality care outcomes. Focus is on evidence-based practice and the professional role of the evidence user. Prerequisites: MAT 211, NSG 321.
DMS 462 Ob/Gyn Sonography I 3.00 The study and application of medical sonography related to the reproductive organs of the female and obstetrical sonography. Topics to include anatomy, pathology, image production and interpretation, examination techniques, and differential diagnosis. Lecture and lab.
DMS 462L Ob/Gyn Sonography I Lab 0.00
DMS 463 Ob/Gyn Sonography II 3.00 The course will include specific indications for obstetrical ultrasound examinations, interpretation of lab values, pathophysiology, image analysis, and differential diagnosis. Lecture and lab.
REL 210 Old Testament 3.00 A survey of the Old Testament from Genesis to Malachi.
RTT 388 Oncology Patient Care 2.00 Content is designed to provide students with concepts and competencies in assessment and evaluation of the patient diagnosed with cancer under treatment. Psychological needs, physical needs, psychosocial considerations, and factors affecting treatment outcome will be presented and examined.
HCM 475 Operations Mgmt In Health Care 3.00 Understanding of information needs of management and information technology used by variety of businesses, including the health care environment. Topics include strategies and methodologies, decision support systems, and total quality management. Prerequisite: CIS 101.
CHE 210 Organic Chemistry I 4.00 A study of the fundamental types of organic compounds and the properties, reactions, mechanisms, and syn-theses of those carbon compounds. Other topics include stereochemistry and theory behind analysis techniques. Three hours of lecture, three hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CHE 115 and CHE 125.
CHE 210L Organic Chemistry I Lab 0.00
CHE 220 Organic Chemistry II 4.00 A study of common organic functional groups and their chemistry. Lipids, amino acids, proteins, and synthetic polymers along with classical organic laboratory tech-niques such as syntheses, separation, and purification of compounds will be discussed. Three hours of lecture, three hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: CHE 115, CHE 125, and CHE 210.
CHE 220L Organic Chemistry II Lab 0.00
HCM 350 Organizational Behavior 3.00 Provides an interdisciplinary analysis of the relationship of groups and individuals within organizations utilizing theoretical concepts from psychology, sociology, phi-losophy, and communication. Introduces the concepts of organizational development (OD) and process of change management through techniques such as process con-sultation, conflict resolution, and feedback.
HCM 340 Organizational Comm for Health Care 2.00 Provides a foundation for professional writing and inter-personal communication within contemporary health care organizations. Standard formats of documentation to prevent plagiarism are reviewed with an overview on preparation of reports, correspondence memoranda, technological communication and executive summaries in the health care environment.
BIO 301 Pathophysiology 3.00 The physiologic pathology of selected diseases and dysfunctions observed in humans. Development of a knowledge base of current concepts and common con- ditions observed in health care settings. Prerequisites: BIO 201, BIO 202.
BIO 301P Pathophysiology 3.00
AHS 204 Patient Care 3.00 This course provides an interdisciplinary approach to the acquisition of knowledge and skills related to the care of patients in healthcare settings. Emphasis will be placed on regulatory compliance, patient assessment, patient safety, and medical interventions. Two hour lecture; three hour lab per week.
AHS 204L Patient Care Lab 0.00
NSG 410 Pediatric Nursing 5.00 Introduces nursing care for child-rearing families with an emphasis on health promotion, illness prevention, res-toration of health during acute and chronic illness, and preservation of dignity in life and in death. Emphasizes family-centered care for diverse populations in a variety of health care settings through experiential learning. Integral components of the course are critical thinking, clinical reasoning, cultural sensitivity, and effective and therapeutic communication. The role of the baccalaureate generalist nurse is reinforced. Three credit hours theory, two credit hours clinical. Prerequisite: NSG 331
NSG 345 Persp On Healthy Aging 2.00 Focuses on healthy aging, health promotion, and mini-mizing the loss of independence associated with func-tional decline and illness. Integrates critical thinking and clinical reasoning to address the unique aspects of physical and psychosocial age-related changes of older adults. Communication and collaboration among the interprofessional team members are emphasized for patient-centered care of older adults and families. Prerequisite: NSG 321
ENG 202 Perspectives In America Lit 3.00 Selected readings provide a survey of major authors and literary works that have greatly influenced the develop-ment of American civilization. Explores the relationship between literary works and their historical context. Pre-requisite: ENG 101.
HSC 350 Perspectives In Epidemiology 3.00 An introduction to the basic concepts, principles and methods of epidemiologic research and analysis, including outbreak investigations and the role of epidemi-ology in public health. The course will include a focus on how social interactions, past and present, yield differences in health outcomes between persons within a population. Prerequisites: ENG 101, MAT 211, SOC 201
ENG 201 Perspectives In World Lit 3.00 Selected readings providing a survey of major authors and literary works which have greatly influenced the development of Western civilization. Explores the rela-tionship between literary works and their historical con-text. Prerequisite: ENG 101.
NMT 434 Pet Instrumentation/Protocols 2.00 Study of radionuclides and instrumentation used in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging. The basic protocols for PET and PET/CT imaging will be discussed including biomarkers used in molecular imaging.
RCP 308 Pharm For Resp & Critical Care 2.00 Course covers general principles of pharmacology as well as respiratory, antiinfective, and cardiovascular system drugs. Selected central nervous system, autonomic nervous system, corticosteroid, diuretic, and ant-acid agents as they relate to respiratory and critical care will be discussed.
NSG 304 Pharmacology 3.00 Focuses on the principles of pharmacology and pharmocogenetics. Pharmacologic management of disease prevention and disease management, including alternative therapies are emphasized. A culture of safety is stressed for the delivery of patient-centered care. Challenge exam available for RN-BSN completion students with the approval of the Dean of Nursing. Prerequisites: BIO 301, MAT 110
DMS 436 Phys Prin Of Us & Inst I 3.00 Designed to provide the theoretical and practical concepts of ultrasound and Doppler instrumentation. The course focuses on ultrasound terminology, sound wave concepts, knobology, transducers, ultrasound imaging systems, beam patterns, and tissue mechanics. Prerequisite: PHY 315
DMS 437 Phys Princ & Instru II 3.00 Continuation of Physical Principles of Ultrasound and Instrumentation I. The course focuses on beam and im-age artifacts, arterial and venous hemodynamics, Doppler effects, system performance testing, bioeffects, and advanced concepts. Emphasizes the different uses of sonography in the clinical setting and operation of equipment
HPE 109 Physical Activies 1.00 Students will engage in a variety of physical activities to promote and encourage fitness and health. Activities will involve both group and individual participation.
RTT 430L Physics & Treatment Plan. I La 1.00
PHY 305 Physics I 4.00 The study of classical concepts in physics including measurements and mathematical concepts, laws of mo-tion and kinematics, mechanical waves and sounds, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. Three hours lecture, three hours laboratory. Corerequisite: MAT 110.
PHY 305L Physics I Lab 0.00
PHY 315 Physics II 4.00 The socialization and education of various providers; the provider patient relationship; and disparities in the study of electrical potential, current and resistance, magnetic forces and fields in addition to various aspects of optics. There will be a focus on modern physics that will include the atom, nuclear physics, radioactivity and forms of radiation. Principles are tested and reinforced in the laboratory sessions. Three hours lecture, three hours weekly laboratory. Prerequisite: PHY 305.
PHY 315L Physics II Lab 0.00
HCM 305 Prin of Healthcare Mgt & Leadership 3.00 Examines foundational management principles, including assessment, planning, organizational design & structure, and market assessment. Health Care as an industry is explored in addition to classical and current views of leadership. Provides a foundation in theories and models of leadership. Allows students to assess their own lead-ership style
RCP 309 Prin Of Mechanical Ventilation 2.00 Course content is a comprehensive study of the physiologic principles and functions relevant to ventilation; impaired ventilation and therapeutic interventions; and indications for mechanical ventilation.
RTT 425 Prin Prac Radiation Therapy II 4.00 A continuation of clinical theory as it applies to neoplastic disease and treatment. Includes the advance skills needed to analyze complex issues of cancer disease and make informed treatment decision.
RTT 424 Principles And Practice I 4.00 Content is designed to examine and evaluate the management of neoplastic disease, while promoting critical thinking and ethical clinical decision making. The epidemiology, etiology, detection, diagnosis, patient condition, treatment, and prognosis of neoplastic disease will be discussed relative to histology, anatomical site and patterns of spread.
NSG 340 Psych/Mental Health Nursing 5.00 Introduces health promotion, health maintenance, and restoration of health for patients experiencing acute and chronic mental/behavioral illnesses. Emphasizes safe and quality patient care, clinical reasoning, cultural sensitivity, effective and therapeutic communication, and professionalism. Experiential learning is provided in a variety of mental/behavioral health settings. The role of the baccalaureate generalist nurse is reinforced. Three credit hours theory, two credit hours clinical. Prerequisite: NSG 331.
HCM 360 Quality Improvement In Hc 3.00 Provides the health care manager with tools needed to develop and implement quality measures and outcomes in the health care organization. Emphasis on basic quality improvement techniques.
RTT 432 Quality Management 2.00 This course focuses on quality management programs and continuing quality improvements in radiation oncol-ogy. To include the need for quality assurance checks in the clinical area; QA evaluations and tests performed on simulators, treatment units, and therapy planning units; legal and regulatory implications for maintaining appropriate QM guidelines.
RAD 432 Rad Protection & Radiobiology 3.00 An emphasis on radiation safety and radiobiology in the clinical area to include patient and occupational dose.
RTT 431L Rad Ther Physics & Treat Pl La 1.00
RTT 431 Rad Ther Physics II 3.00 Continuation of Radiation Therapy Physics I Measurement of absorbed dose, scattering, and other parameters used in external beam treatment planning and its application in common anatomical sites. Physics and dosimetry of electron beams. Emphasis will be on dosage calculations and technical quality assurance in Radiation Therapy.
RTT 802 Rad Therapy Phys II (Direct Study) 3.00
RTT 423 Radiation Therapy Symposium 2.00 This course is designed to develop leadership skills es-sential for the success of the health care professional. The students will review selected procedures with an emphasis on preparation for board exam and will prepare a portfolio.
RTT 434 Radiation Therapy Treatment Plannin 3.00
RAD 322L Radiographic Procedure Lab III 0.00
RAD 221 Radiographic Procedures I 2.00 Proper positioning of the client for demonstration of suspect pathology of the chest, abdomen, and the contents of each. Closely correlated with anatomy and physiology. Laboratory practice is a required component.
RAD 221L Radiographic Procedures I Lab 0.00
RAD 320 Radiographic Procedures II 2.00 Client positioning and care skills learned are applied to extremities and the vertebral column and correlated with clinical study. Laboratory practice is a required component.
RAD 320L Radiographic Procedures II Lab 0.00
RAD 322 Radiographic Procedures III 2.00 Continued applications of principles learned in Procedures I and II with emphasis on skull procedures. La-boratory practice is a required component.
RAD 472 Radiologic Tech Sympos 3.00 The study and analysis of selected examinations/procedures and digital imaging topics form the basis of this course with an emphasis on preparation for the board examination.
HSC 320 Research For Health Profession 3.00 Prepares the student to evaluate components of the research process utilizing statistical analysis. Includes introduction to computer applications using statistical packages, basic research methodology, and literature reviews.
NMT 463 Research Methods 1.00 Application of research methods with emphasis on per-forming a project including data collection, statistical analysis, and developing an abstract represented by a scientific poster.
RCP 431L Resp Care Theory III Lab 0.00
RCP 311 Respiratory Care Theory I 4.00 Study of respiratory care modalities, equipment design and operation, up to mechanical ventilatory support. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week.
RCP 311L Respiratory Care Theory I Lab 0.00
RCP 312 Respiratory Care Theory II 4.00 Study of the initiation, implementation, and discontinuation of adult mechanical ventilation. Includes identification and treatment of respiratory failure in the adult. ACLS Certification is included. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week.
RCP 312L Respiratory Care Theory II Lab 0.00
RCP 413 Respiratory Care Theory III 4.00 Study of adult mechanical ventilation and cardi-ac/pulmonary monitoring techniques that are used in critical care settings, including hemodynamics as well as fluid and electrolyte balance. Three hours of lecture and one hour of laboratory per week.
RCP 413L Respiratory Care Theory III La 0.00
RTT 430 Rtt Physics I 4.00 Provides the student with a knowledge of basic radiation therapy physics. Emphasis on atomic structure, radioactivity, properties and production of high energy x-rays, interactions with matter, measurement of beam parameters including QA of linear accelerators. Use of radioisotopes in Brachytherapy and an introduction to external beam treatment planning.
NSG 442 Senior Nursing Capstone 7.00 Focuses on the student's transition as a baccalaureate generalist graduate. Emphasis is on clinical/critical rea-soning to address simple to complex situations across the lifespan and health-illness continuum from a holistic approach. Provides experiential learning under the direction of nurse preceptors and nursing faculty in a variety of practice settings. The student engages in inquiry that is evidence-based and applies research principles in the clinical setting. Informatics and technology are integrated throughout the course. Synthesis of knowledge from prior nursing courses and general education studies is required for successful completion. Three credit hours theory, four credit hours clinical. Must be taken trimester of anticipated graduation. Prerequisite: NSG 415.
NSG 445 Senior Seminar 1.00 Focuses on the transition from student to entry-level professional nurse. Attendance at a NCLEX-RN review course and practice with NCLEX-RN type questions are integral components of this course. Passage of a comprehensive exit examination is required for successful completion of the course. Must be taken trimester of anticipated graduation.
MLS 415L Simulated Lab 0.00
MLS 415 Simulated Laboratory 2.00 This course is designed for the students enrolled in the last trimester of the MLS program. Students will apply theory and techniques in a simulated clinical laboratory. The students will practice work organization, correlate results, perform quality control and quality assurance procedures. The students will also exercise management and decision making skills. Prerequisites: MLS 300, MLS 305, MLS 320, MLS 315, MLS 330, MLS 335, MLS 400, MLS 405, MLS 410 and admission into the MLS program. Corequisite: Must enroll in all MLS courses offered in the trimester.
SOC 202 Sociology Of Aging 3.00 An overview of the body of knowledge specific to social gerontology. Topics include population change, housing, social adjustment, dealing with loss, retirement, mobility, family status, health, and finances of the older person.
SPA 201 Spanish I 3.00 Basic grammar and practice in conversation, reading, and composition. For beginning student.
SPA 202 Spanish II 3.00 Grammar review, conversation, and reading in Spanish literature. Prerequisite: SPA 201.
BIO 401 Special Topics In Biology 1.00 Study of selected topics or current issues in Biology. Provides student an opportunity to explore various topics in Biology with greater detail. Course may be repeated with permission from Chair. Prerequisite: Faculty deter-36 General Education and Health Studies Course Descriptions
BIO 402 Special Topics In Biology 2.00 Study of selected topics or current issues in Biology. Provides student an opportunity to explore various topics in Biology with greater detail. Course may be repeated with permission from Chair. Prerequisite: Faculty deter-36 General Education and Health Studies Course Descriptions
BIO 403 Special Topics In Biology 3.00 Study of selected topics or current issues in Biology. Provides student an opportunity to explore various topics in Biology with greater detail. Course may be repeated with permission from Chair. Prerequisite: Faculty deter-36 General Education and Health Studies Course Descriptions
BIO 404 Special Topics In Biology 4.00 Study of selected topics or current issues in Biology. Provides student an opportunity to explore various topics in Biology with greater detail. Course may be repeated with permission from Chair. Prerequisite: Faculty deter-36 General Education and Health Studies Course Descriptions
SPE 211 Speech Fundamentals 3.00 A study of the theories and techniques of preparing and delivering speeches. Course covers speaker and audience variables, composition, style, and delivery. Students will deliver several types of speeches in class.
COM 211 Speech Fundamentals 3.00 A study of the theories and techniques of preparing and delivering speeches. Course covers speaker and audience variables, composition, style, and delivery. Students will deliver several types of speeches in class.
HSC 204 Spirit Life & Coll Srvs 1.00 The Spiritual Life and College Service (SLCS) course provides a structured co-curricular program to facilitate participation in the mission, purpose, and Christian her-itage of Baptist College. It is a shared experience that encourages the development of well-rounded, spiritually sensitive students who are involved in college life. All students, except completion and Health Care Manage-ment program students, will be required to participate in ten events during their enrollment, selected from a schedule provided at the beginning of each trimester. Completion and Health Care Management program students will be required to participate in one event each term of attendance. Registration for this course and the awarding of credit will occur during the trimester of graduation.
REL 302 Spiritual Aspects Of Care 3.00 Emphasizes the importance of the health care worker?s role in spiritual care of clients. Includes spiritual needs from the perspective of major denominations and various cultural groups.
MAT 211 Statistics 3.00 A study of descriptive statistics with an introduction to inferential statistics. Topics include data organization, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, normal distributions, hypothesis testing, correlations, and analysis of variance.
HCM 450 Strategic Management 3.00 Provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, implement, and evaluate an organi-zational strategic plan, including business/corporate unit strategies
HPE 105 Swimming 1.00
NSG 303 Transition To Pro Nursing 3.00 Builds on prior experience of the registered nurse pursuing a baccalaureate degree with an emphasis on professional standards, nursing philosophies and theories, and current issues in practice. Critical thinking/clinical reasoning skills, professional communication, use of technology and portfolio development are integral com-ponents. This course is for the RN-BSN student only.
MLS 301 Urinalysis 2.00
MLS 301L Urinalysis Lab 0.00
HCM 470 US Health Care Systems and the Econ 3.00 The study of economic issues arising from the unique nature of health care. Topics include the current health care environment, the economic underpinnings of the healthcare delivery system, and the importance of economics in healthcare decisions. The topic of how regulatory agencies, governmental bodies and public policy influences the economy of healthcare will also be addressed
HSC 301 Us Healthcare Systems 3.00 The study of economic and financial issues arising from the unique nature of health care. Topics include the role of government in health care, legal and regulatory issues unique to health care, reimbursement and reform issues, quality improvement initiatives, and the impact of a dynamic health care system on patients, payers and providers including nursing and allied health professionals. Health care costs and outcomes in the United States are contrasted with those of other industrialized countries.
DMS 381L Vascular Son II Lab 0.00
DMS 380 Vascular Sonography I 3.00 The study and application of medical sonography related to central and peripheral arterial system, cerebral arterial system, and venous systems. Topics will include signs and symptoms, risk factors, contributing diseases, physical examination, noninvasive testing, and invasive testing. Lecture and lab.
DMS 380L Vascular Sonography I Lab 0.00
DMS 381 Vascular Sonography II 3.00 Continuation of Vascular Sonography I. Topics will in-clude signs and symptoms, risk factors, contributing diseases, physical examination, noninvasive testing, and invasive testing involved in the sonographic evaluation of arterial disease testing and cerebral artery testing. Test validation of vascular sonography will also be discussed. Lecture and lab.
HIS 101 World Civilization 3.00 A study of social, economic, political, cultural, and tech-nological development within major world civilizations.
REL 201 World Religions 3.00 A study of the origins, evolution, and current status of the major religions of the world, along with their impact on humankind and the environment today.
ENG 103 Writing For The Health Care 1.00 This course introduces students to writing for the health care profession, the organization of scientific papers, and the basics of American Psychological Association (APA) documentation. Prerequisite: ENG 102.
ENG 904 Writing for the Health Prof 1.00