HSC 218 – Clinical Pathology for Allied Health

This course is an introduction to a variety of medical and surgical conditions which include etiology, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment.  Where appropriate, basic pharmacology and effects will be included. …

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HSC 143 – Pharmacology

This course provides the student with a framework of knowledge to recognize the basic concepts and principles of pharmacology.  Major drug classifications and their actions, indications for use, adverse effects,…

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HSC 202 – Health Informatics

Health Informatics will provide an overview of basic computer skills as well as introduce the student to concepts related to information literacy and management. Utilization of informatics within the healthcare…

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HSC 192 – Emergency Preparedness

This course focuses on knowledge and skills to prepare and respond in emergency situations. Students will receive training in first aid techniques, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), fire safety, and emergency preparedness…

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HSC 177 – Nurse Aide II

Classroom and clinical experience combine to provide training in basic nursing skills, attitudes and understanding the role of the nurse aide. Prerequisites: HSC 172 – Nurse Aide

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HSC 172 – Nurse Aide

The academic component of the program preparing persons for employment as a nurse aide in long term care and in skilled nursing units in Iowa hospitals. Upon satisfactory completion of…

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HSC 134 – First Aide/CPR

Emergency care for the injured. Airway management, hemorrhage control, care for shock victims, CPR/lifesaving skills. Grading: P/Q

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