Jun 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SUR 1112 - Patience Care Concepts


Credits: 2
This course provides fundamental principles and skills of basic patient care concepts to include pediatric, geriatric, and patients with special needs. It includes preoperative preparation, positioning and prepping, care of specimens, vital signs, urethral catheterization, hemostasis, fluid and blood replacement, and documentation. Students are also introduced to surgical pharmacology, concepts of anesthesia, and emergency protocol. Lecture 2 hours per week. Certificate prerequisites: HP 1042 - Medical Terminology  or HP 1043 - Medical Terminology and Communication , BIOL 1434 - Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology . AAS prerequisites: HP 1042 - Medical Terminology  or HP 1043 - Medical Terminology and Communication , BIOL 2214 - Anatomy and Physiology I  BIOL 2224 - Anatomy and Physiology II , BIOL 2014 .



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