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  » MED 101   » Introduction To Healthcare   » 45 clock hours
The course will provide the student with the history of medicine, its advancement through different eras, evolution from natural medicine into different types of modalities, growth in diagnostic and surgical specialties, health insurance and the future of medicine.


  » MED 102   » Medical Terminology   » 45 clock hours
The focus of this course in on medical terminology & proper use of medical dictionary. The goals are to familiarize the student with the words, phrases, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations, combining forms, medical language and the system of terms in health care.


  » MED 103   » Human Growth & Development   » 45 clock hours
This course involves the study of development of the individual during the embryonic stage. including theories of physical, psychological, cognitive, social & cultural development throughout the lifespan.


  » MED 104   » Medical Professional Ethics   » 45 clock hours
This course is designed to provide a general, legal and moral issues & concepts for the Health care practitioners. It includes Patients Bill of Rights, Advocacy, Code of Professional Conduct, Competence, Confidentiality, Conflict of Interest, Ethical Theories & Principles, Nonmaleficence, Privacy, etc.


  » MED 105   » Human Anatomy & Physiology-1   » 30 clock hours
The course is designed to provide the basic knowledge of human anatomy, including the cell, integumentary system, the skeletal system, articulation, muscular, nervous and the endocrine systems.


  » MED 105L   » Human Anatomy & Physiology-1  Lab   » 30 clock hours
The course is designed for the practical lab to enhance the theoretical knowledge of human anatomy, acquired in MED-105 course about the cell, integumentary system, the skeletal system, articulation, muscular, nervous and the endocrine systems.


  » MED 106   » Health Assessment &Physical Examination   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: MED105
The fundamentals of physical exam, assessment techniques and procedures used in initial and routine patient status examinations. Focuses on decision making processes in making clinical judgments & organizing, analyzing and recording of data obtained.


  » MED-107   » Health& Nutrition   » 45 clock hours
The course emphasizes the importance of food & nutrition, as the basic ingredient for better health. It includes health conditions or diseases which may occur due to deficiencies of vitamins & minerals or which may prevent adverse health conditions.


  » MED-108   » How Body Works   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this program is to discover & unravel the intricate workings of body parts & systems and how to use this knowledge to enhance and develop new ways & means to become or stay healthy, and conquer illness and disease.


  » MED-109   » Health Conditions & Diseases   » 3 clock hours
(ea) This program includes a series of more than 100 Health Conditions & Diseases, covering the symptoms, prevention, diagnosis, prognosis and different modalities of treatment, including self-care, modern medicine (allopathic), natural medicine, homeopathy, herbal medicine, etc.


  » MED 110   » Fundamentals of Patient Care   » 45 clock hours
The course covers the basic needs, moral & legal responsibilities and delivery of proper & adequate treatment modalities based upon respect, consideration of age, gender, mental & physical conditions of the patient.


  » MED-112   » Pain Management .   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to explore the fundamentals, the etiology, diagnostic tools, threshold of pain and methodologies of pain management.


  » MED-113   » Patient care & Management   » 45 clock hours
This course introduces the student to general medical office procedures, such as routine handscrub, gowning, biohazard waste handling & OSHA cleaning guidelines.


  » MED-116   » Office Surgery .   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: CPR & First Aid
The goal of this course is to explore the fundamentals of surgery, sterilization procedures, instruments, surgical trays, sterile surgical procedures, etc.


  » MED-117   » Bandaging Principles & Techniques   » 45 clock hours
This course involves learning about the techniques of putting on bandages, such as spiral, reverse spiral, figure 8, finger gauze, tube gauze, recurrent bandages, eye patch and orthopedic devices.


  » MED-118   » Laboratory Procedures   » 45 clock hours
This course introduces laboratory techniques, including the collection of routine specimens, the preparation and examination of samples for diagnostic purposes, recognition of normal laboratory values and abnormal values.


  » MED-119   » OB/GYN procedures   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to introduce OB/GYN procedures, including basic anatomy & physiology and health conditions pertaining to obstetrics & gynecology.


  » MED-120   » Pediatrics Procedures   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to introduce procedures generally applied in pediatrics, including basic anatomy & physiology and health conditions generally affecting the children.


  » MED-121   » Geriatrics procedures   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to introduce the students with geriatrics, including basic anatomy, physiology and health conditions pertaining to elderly and how medical procedures are applied to geriatric patients.


  » MED-125   » Clinical & Diagnostic Procedures   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: CPR-101
This course introduces the basic clinical care skills and procedures necessary to perform routine patient care in a clinic or medical office, including patient preparation, education & positioning, aseptic techniques, and the fundamentals of microbial control. Topics include skill development in diagnostic procedures, including vital signs, EKG, and Spirometry.


  » MED-130   » Medical Office Assistant   » 45 clock hours
This program prepares the students for an entry level position in a clinic, medical office or hospital. The student will learn to effectively handle incoming calls or incoming patients and helping them not only with their anxiety but also efficiently communicating with the medical staff and dealing with emergencies.Procedures & topics include manual accounting, ethics, appointment scheduling, medical records and patient interaction.


  » MED-131   » Medical Office Management   » 45 clock hours
This program prepares the students to effectively manage a medical clinic, outpatient surgical unit or work in the management at a hospital. The course delves into all aspects of management including communication skills, development of policies & procedures, conflict resolution, diversity, purchasing, planning and lots more.


  » MED-135   » Medical Billing & Coding   » 45 clock hours
This course introduces the fundamentals of medical insurance, including billing and collection procedures, insurance claim filing, procedural & diagnostic coding, and collection laws. Topics include ICD-9-CM, CPT and HCPCS codes, medical ethics, communicating with insurance companies and outside agencies and HIPPA compliance.


  » MED-140   » Medical Reimbursement Methodologies   » 45 clock hours
Students become familiar with health insurance terminology and the processing cycle of health insurance claims. The billing systems for various healthcare organizations including federal, Veterans Affairs, State, private, and managed care health insurance plans are introduced. Legal issues and regulations related to reimbursement are covered.


  » MED 201   » Introduction to Medical Research   » 45 clock hours
Introduces processes & procedures used to gather information by searching the internet, libraries, books, etc. & investigation of primary and secondary sources. Student will also learn to research, organize and document a research paper.


  » MED 202   » Mental Health   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite: EMB 101, PSY 101
The program delves into human mind, causes & classes of mental deficiencies, techniques of interviewing and psychotherapy.


  » MED 203   » Health Disparities   » 45 clock hours
The program delves into the delivery of health care services to minorities, including blacks, ethnic, cultural, social and religious groups.


  » MED 204   » Health Counseling / Treatment of Minorities   » 45 clock hours
The course covers interviewing, ascertaining the needs based on ethnicity, social and cultural aspect of patients.


  » MED 205   » Human Anatomy & Physiology -2   » 30 clock hours
Prerequisite:MED-105
This advance course in Human Anatomy & Physiology includes cardiovascular system, respiratory system, digestive system, the urinary system, fluid & electrolyte, acid-base, reproductive system, growth & development & genetic.


  » MED-205L   » Human Anatomy & Physiology-2  LAB   » 15 clock hours
The course is designed for the practical lab to enhance the theoretical knowledge of human anatomy, acquired in MED-205 course about the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive systems, etc.


  » MED 207   » Professional Issues & Leadership in Health Care   » 45 clock hours
Concepts of leadership, management, issues and trends related to professional health care providers.


  » MED 210   » Preventive Medicine   » 45 clock hours
This course emphasizes ways and means to avoid diseases and health conditions for individuals and communities.


  » MED 215   » Patient Advocacy   » 45 clock hours
This course involves research, investigation and programs to promote the rights of the patients.


  » MED-218   » Pathophysiology   » 45 clock hours
This course covers the study of the biologic and physical manifestations of disease as the correlate with the underlying abnormalities and physiologic disturbances.


  » MED 220   » Diagnostic /Lab Tests   » 45 clock hours
Lab procedures used to identify pathophysiological processes as well as the appropriate rationale for ordering them. Interpretation of lab results and treatment options.


  » MED-225   » Independent Studies in Medicine   » 45 clock hours
Students need to suggest a program of their personal interest to conduct an independent study within the field of medicine, and seek approval and guidance from the school, before embarking on this program.


  » MED 230   » Introduction to Clinical Medicine   » 45 clock hours
This course emphasizes upon medical problem solving utilizing the patient management format. Case studies used to develop clinical problem-solving skills and an understanding of the diagnostic process.


  » MED 231   » Clinical Medicine   » 45 clock hours
Clinically oriented didactic preparation for clinical rotations, Etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and appropriate management of selected disease entities. Enhances acquisition of skills to formulate a diagnostic and treatment plan.


  » MED 290   » Research in Medicine   » 45 clock hours
Research is considered to be the professional development journey of medical profession. This course begins by building background knowledge of important concepts, theories & principles. The observation, examination & collection of data is then used to develop new theories, pharmaceuticals and/or modalities to help improve health care.The course includes the analytical and critical thinking, scientific methods, ethical concerns and search techniques necessary for the research process.


  » NTN-101   » Understanding Nutrition   » 45 clock hours
The course includes basics of nutrition e.g. vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fibers, essential oils, including requirements & needs for a balanced diet.


  » NTN-201   » Nutrition – 2   » 45 clock hours
This course examines, analyzes & evaluates the relationships between the science of nutrition and health.


  » NTN-210   » Nutritional Assessment   » 45 clock hours
Demonstration and use of methodologies assessing food and nutrition behaviors and status of individuals and groups in clinical and community settings.


  » NTN-250   » Independent Study in Nutritional   » 45 clock hours
Students need to suggest a program of their personal interest to conduct an independent study within the field of Nutrition, and seek approval and guidance from the school, before embarking on this program.


  » NTN-290   » Research in Nutritional   » 45 clock hours
Research is considered to be the professional development journey of medical profession. This course begins by building background knowledge of important concepts, theories & principles. The observation, examination & collection of data is then used to develop new theories, pharmaceuticals and/or modalities to help improve health care. The course includes the analytical and critical thinking, scientific methods, ethical concerns and search techniques necessary for the research process.


  » PAT-101   » Introduction to Pathophysiology   » 45 clock hours
This program covers the study of the biologic & physical manifestations of disease as they correlate with the underlying abnormalities and physiologic diturbances.


  » PHA-101   » Introduction to Pharmacology   » 45 clock hours
This basic course in pharmacologydeals with the basic concepts of pharmacology, the drug composition and properties, drug interactions, toxicology, therapy& medical applications, including pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics.


  » PHA-102   » Administering Medications / Pharmacology   » 45 clock hours
The goal of this course is to train the student in syringe preparation, intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular procedures as well as mixing & diluting medications.


  » PHA-201   » Pharmacology & Dosage Calculations   » 45 clock hours
Prerequisite:PHA-101
In this course students acquire basic knowledge of pharmacology & drug dosage calculations. The pharmacology component includes drug classifications, actions/kinetics, side effects, drug interactions, and desired outcomes. Dosage calculations emphasize the use of Roman numerals, percents, ratios, metric conversions, apothecary, and household measurement systems.


  » PHY 101   » Introduction to Medical Physiology   » 45 clock hours
The understanding of function in the human is approached by an introduction to general principles, the properties of living cells, a description of organ systems, their characteristics, dysfunction and pathogenesis


  » PTH-101   » Functional Pathology   » 45 clock hours
This course is a systems approach to the study of Pathophysiology. Emphasis will be on the normal & abnormal response to disease and injury, and effects on bodily systems. Consideration will be given to selected disorders, including a survey of pathology symptomatology, management & prognosis.
 
 
 
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