EMS3015C ACLS* 3 CI HCMT1001 Medical Terminology for

JAMES L. WINKLE COLLEGE OF PHARMACY COURSES OFFERED OUTSIDE THE COLLEGE OF PHARMACY APPROVED AS PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVES EMS3015C ACLS* 3 CI HCMT1001 Medical Terminology for Healthcare Professionals* 3 WB HPE1002 Introduction to Public Health 3 WB HPE2002 Minority Health 3 WB HPE7001 Drugs & Society 3 WB 5 CI SPAN1021 Spanish for Health Professionals (only 3 credits count toward prof. elective) Improve your skills in the treatment of arrest and peri-­‐arrest patients through active participation in a series of simulated cardiopulmonary cases. Learn basic cardiac rhythm interpretation and pathophysiology, management of cardiac emergencies, pharmacological interventions and electrical therapy for the cardiac patient according to current American Heart Association guidelines. An ACLS Provider card will be awarded upon successful completion of the course. This course is designed to introduce the student to medical terminology, including roots, prefixes, and suffixes, with emphasis on spelling, definition and pronunciation. The course consists of the basic rules for interpreting, constructing, and spelling medical terminology. The course includes common terminology, definitions and pronunciations for prefixes, suffixes, general body terms, and body system terminology. Each body system lesson includes terms for anatomy, pathology, pharmacology, radiology, procedures, and tests. Emphasis is upon learning word roots, prefixes and suffixes and how they are combined to form medical words. This course will examine the public/community health system in the United States. Emphasis will be placed on how public health data is collected; the various roles and responsibilities of public health departments; principles of population health; evidence based public health practice; current public health issues and trends; preventing disease, disability and death; and public health across the lifespan. Students should gain an appreciation for public health and develop an understanding of various public health career options. The purpose of this course is to sensitize students to forces shaping health and disease in multicultural societies, and raise student awareness to health issues specific to minority and vulnerable populations. Students will also learn about how health behaviors may differ among minority and vulnerable populations and be able to describe how behavioral psychology theories help to explain these differences. This course examines how drug use affects human behavior and impacts society. Modalities for treating, preventing and regulating psychoactive drug-­‐related problems are discussed. Specific health education and health promotion approaches to dealing with the problem of drugs are emphasized. The students learn how to develop and evaluate health education and health promotion interventions for dealing with drugs. This is a first course in a two-­‐course sequence of intensive Spanish and culture for the health care professions: emphasis is in speaking, listening, reading, writing and the Spanish-­‐speaking cultures. This course will develop practical Spanish communication skills for the health care student or employee including medical terminology, greetings, common expressions, commands, and phrases normally used within a hospital, physician's office or other health care setting. This course counts toward various college foreign language requirements. Students should confirm the language requirement with their home college. Up to 3 credit hours of any foreign language (including sign language) taken while matriculated in the College of Pharmacy may count toward professional elective credit. 4/21/2014