HLPR Health Professions

HLPR   1100   Intr Hlth Care/Med Terminology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to concepts necessary for effective, ethical performance in the health care delivery system. Terminology of medicine. Basic foundation course.

Prerequisite(s): MATH   1001 or MATH   1111.

HLPR   1200   Multidicipl Skills/Hlth Prof

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Emphasis on basic patient care skills common to all health professions. Patient and health practitioner safety is emphasized in class and laboratory exercises.

Prerequisite(s): MATH   1001 or MATH   1111.

Corequisite(s): HLPR   1200L.

HLPR   1200L   Multi Dicipl Skls/Hlth Pro Lab

0 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

Corequisite(s): HLPR   1200.

HLPR   2000   Intro Research in Health Prof

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to methods of scientific research in the health professions. Steps of the research process, critique of research reports, completion of literature review.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL   1102 and MATH   1111 or MATH   1001 or MATH   1113 and MATH   1401.

HLPR   2010   Cult Illins Disg & Trtmnt

2-3 Credit Hours.   2-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines health practices around the world. Investigates how different cultural, social and ethnic groups explain the causes of illnesses, the types of treatments they seek and services available for diagnosis. Involves several modules taught by different professors.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL   1101.

HLPR   2120   LGBTQ Health Disparities

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course examines internationally documented health disparities experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) individuals. An emphasis will be placed on health promotion and prevention of infectious diseases. This course critically examines health disparities and provides the health professions student with culturally competent resources for health promotion in this vulnerable population.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ENGL   1101.

HLPR   2130   Medical Terminology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed for undergraduate level students interested in expanding their knowledge of medical terminology and related pathophysiology. This is a fully on-line course. There are no on-campus meetings or synchronous on-line meetings. Emphasis is placed on etymology, definition, pronunciation and correct utilization of medical terms, enabling the student to develop a vocabulary essential to understanding and communicating within the various health areas in which allied health professionals serve. An audio-visual approach to anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnostics, and treatment regimens offers content information and language comprehension skills applicable to other dimensions.

HLPR   2400   Principles of Pharmacology

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Principles of pharmacology to include routes of drug administration, absorption, distribution, tissue accumulation, metabolism, and excretion. Additional topics include pharmacodynamics, drug interactions, toxicology, and changes across the life span.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in BIOL   2082.

HLPR   3200   Interprofessional Teams in Healthcare Organizations

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An introduction to theory and skills related to interprofessional practice in healthcare organizations.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ENGL   1102.