Course by Institution
Lab providing overview of the health information profession; experience in assembly, analysis, and filing of health records; data entry and abstracting of health information; indices; filing of reportable events.
Examination of the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians; history of pharmacy; evolution of laws and regulations that guide the practice of pharmacy.Pre-Reqs: EN098 Basic English with a grade of C or higher, and MA098 Basic Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or Compass Reading Score of 75 or above
Introduction to the health care field and health records with emphasis on the roles of health professionals, functions of the health information department, content and analysis of health records in a variety of health care settings and storage and retrieval of health information and common registries.
Elements of medical language including common abbreviations. Emphasis is placed on spelling, pronunciation, correct usage, and meaning relating to body systems, medical science, and medical specialties.
Fundamental knowledge of the aging process with emphasis on providing services essential to the physical, mental, and psycho-social well being of clients in the home setting incorporating basic care of clients with the Instrumental Activities of Daily Living in the home setting.
Basic pharmacology for students pursuing allied health professions-basic drugs as related to diseases, effects of drugs on different systems of the body, interaction of drugs, side effects, contraindications and effectiveness in relation to dosages.
Developing a comprehensive business plan for a small business venture with guidance and assistance from the instructor in the completion of the business plan.
Aspects of retailing such as consumer behavior, product development, location, layout, retail math and other related topics with special emphasis placed on buying goods for resale.
The scope and development of the modern marketing including marketing research, forecasting, consumer buying behavior and consumer motivation with emphasis on the marketing manager's implementation of the marketing mix: product, price, promotion and place.
Comprehensive look at the skills needed to successfully open and operate a new or existing business; business objectives; planning; organizing; staffing; financial statements; budgets; analysis of potential markets; financing of the business; location; layout; and legal forms of ownership.Prerequisites: BU100 Small Business Accounting, or Departmen