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HLCA 1151

Electrocardiograph Technology Lab

This course is designed to provide hands on instruction and give students the experience needed to perform electrocardiograms for adults and pediatric patients, understand Holter monitors, patient monitoring during stress testing procedures, response in emergency situations, and equipment troubleshooting and maintenance.

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HLCA 1150

Electrocardiography Technology

This course will provide specific knowledge of the anatomy of the heart, the electrical conduction system of the heart, identification of normal heart rhythms and arrhythmias, how to maintain electrocardiography equipment, medications and laboratory values as they relate to heart rhythms, and the indications for an electrocardiogram, Holter monitor, and stress testing.

3
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HLIN 1112

Introduction to Medical Administrative Assistant

Introduction to Medical Administrative Assistant will give you the foundation for operating a medical office. This course will teach you the fundamental aspects of patient registration and scheduling, basic coding, and the fundamentals of billing, insurance plans, and reimbursement for a medical office. This course is not intended to teach you how to be an expert coder and/or biller.

3
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HLCA 2210

Bioethics
This course is an introductory survey of bioethics and healthcare law. Students will understand basic laws of healthcare. Students will explore basic ethical concepts, theories, and principles and morality. Developing moral reasoning skills will be emphasized as students critically examine, analyze and discuss several moral-ethical dilemmas in health care practice or public policy.
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HUMN 2210

Bioethics
This course is an introductory survey of bioethics and healthcare law. Students will understand basic laws of healthcare. Students will explore basic ethical concepts, theories, and principles and morality. Developing moral reasoning skills will be emphasized as students critically examine, analyze and discuss several moral-ethical dilemmas in health care practice or public policy.
3
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HLIN 2201

Medical Coding

In this course, students will study the principles of coding, specific coding guidelines and conventions for diagnoses and procedures, including the importance of clinical documentation. Emphasis would also be placed on the interpretation of coding guidelines for accurate code assignment. 

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HLCA 1200

Health Assessment and Physical Examination
This is an introductory health assessment and physical examination course designed for students seeking careers in the field of healthcare. Students will be introduced to the skills of history taking, physical assessment and documentation required for practice in the field of healthcare. The student will become familiar with the techniques of physical assessment consisting of inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation.
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