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HPR 102 - CPR for Professionals 0.5 Credits
Meets the requirements for American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR or American Heart Association Basic Life Support for those who work in Emergency Services, Health Care and other professional areas. Material presented in this course is basic patient assessment, basic airway management, rescue breathing, AED use and CPR for infant, children and adult patients.
(Contact hours - 7.5)

HPR 108 - Dietary Nutrition 1 Credit
Studies the basic nutritional principles in clinical practice in health care. The course will cover factors which influence the nutritional status of individuals, methods of nutritional assessment and support, and diet modification for specific disease states.
(Contact hours - 15)

HPR 120 – ACLS 1 credit
Presents the required material for ACLS completion. It will cover arrhythmias, medications, and therapeutic modalities for life threatening arrhythmias, airway management, and other treatment modalities used in cardiac and respiratory arrest.
(Contact hours - 15)

HPR 178 - Medical Terminology 2 Credit
Introduces the student to the structure of medical terms with emphasis on using and combining the most common prefixes, roots and suffixes. Includes terms related to major body systems, oncology, psychiatry, as well as clinical laboratory and diagnostic procedures and imaging. Class structure provides accepted pronunciation of terms and relative use in the healthcare setting.
(Contact hours - 30)

HPR 180 - Internship 3 Credit
Provides students with the opportunity to supplement coursework with practical work experience related to their educational program.  Students work under the immediate supervision of experienced personnel at the business location and with the direct guidance of the instructor.
Prerequisite: MLT 131 with a 70% or better
(Contact hours - 135)


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