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BASIC CONCEPTS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
HEOC 100
4 Credits
33 hours of lecture - 22 hours of lab
Introduction to basic anatomical and physiological concepts as they apply to the following health occupations: EMT, Pharmacy Tech, Medical Assisting, and Phlebotomy. Basic overview of all body systems including the respiratory, muscular, urinary, reproductive, digestive, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, nervous, skeletal, integumentary and the senses. The course includes a laboratory component that is integral to the course concepts and skills. [GE]
HEALTH CARE DELIVERY & CAREER EXPLORATION
HEOC 104
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
An introduction to the healthcare delivery system in the United States and the many health professions available as career choices, as well as their academic, licensing, and certification requirements.
AIDS EDUCATION
HEOC 120
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
A comprehensive look at AIDS, etiology, epidemiology, clinical manifestations, treatment, transmission, testing, legal, ethical and psychological issues. Fulfills Washington State Department of Licensing requirement for license renewal for persons governed by Chapter 18.130.RCW. [GE]
PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH ASSISTANTS
HEOC 130
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Introduction to the basics of medication administration including trade and generic names of prescription and over-the-counter medications commonly prescribed, medication classifications, routes of administration, dosages, effects and implications and appropriate methods of documentation. Prerequisite: BIOL 164 (or 160) or HEOC 100, BMED 110, consent of Health Occupations or Business Technology Advisor. [GE] [PNP]
LABORATORY PROCEDURES FOR THE MEDICAL OFFICE
HEOC 160
4 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Specimen collection and processing. Basic laboratory tests: blood count, microscopic urine tests; microbiology specimen handling (including gram smears and basic culture techniques) blood typing and prepared test kit use. Equipment use and maintenance. Re-agent storage and handling. Lab safety emphasized. Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in BTEC 163 or consent of the Health Occupation Advisor. [GE]
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
HEOC 199
1 - 5 Credits
165 hours of clinical
Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employer evaluation. Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, HDEV 195, 198, or 200 required. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
HEOC 280
1 - 5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Selected topics in Health Occupations. Topics vary and course theme and content change to reflect new topics. Because the course varies in content, it is repeatable for credit. Specific topics are listed in the quarterly class schedule. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
HEOC 290
1 - 15 Credits
Learning contract with the student to meet specialized needs of the individual. Credit based upon the type of learning activities planned. Credit not applicable toward a major at Clark College. Prerequisite: Consent of the Science and Health Sciences Dean. [GE]