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Health Science

HLSC 1051 Blood Borne Pathogens and Hazard Communication

This course presents a summary of the OSHA blood borne pathogens and hazard communication standards; an introduction to chemical, physical properties and hazards; and precautionary strategies to prevent transmission of communicable diseases, particularly blood borne pathogens. Health hazards and safety procedures will be presented.

HLSC 1123 Health Concepts

A study of health concepts, individual choices, and health strategies. The role of the health consumer as critical thinker and evaluator of goods and services is emphasized. Major topic areas include: emotional health and problems, nutrition, drugs and drug abuse, reproduction and pregnancy, and diseases.

HLSC 1233 Medical Terminology

A study of physiological systems approach to provide principles of medical word building. Provides medical vocabulary including anatomy, physiology, systems, diagnostic testing, and pharmacology. This course is appropriate for health science students such as nursing, paramedic, and physical therapy assistant. (Formerly HLSC 2613)

HLSC 1051 Blood Borne Pathogens and Hazard Communication

This course presents a summary of the OSHA blood borne pathogens and hazard communication standards; an introduction to chemical, physical properties and hazards; and precautionary strategies to prevent transmission of communicable diseases, particularly blood borne pathogens. Health hazards and safety procedures will be presented.

HLSC 1123 Health Concepts

A study of health concepts, individual choices, and health strategies. The role of the health consumer as critical thinker and evaluator of goods and services is emphasized. Major topic areas include: emotional health and problems, nutrition, drugs and drug abuse, reproduction and pregnancy, and diseases.

HLSC 1233 Medical Terminology

A study of physiological systems approach to provide principles of medical word building. Provides medical vocabulary including anatomy, physiology, systems, diagnostic testing, and pharmacology. This course is appropriate for health science students such as nursing, paramedic, and physical therapy assistant. (Formerly HLSC 2613)