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Healthcare Prerequisite Courses

Computer Basics for Allied Health  

Acquire the basic computer skills required for employment as an Allied Health professional. Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Windows, file management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. Along with learning the basic components of the computer, students will learn to navigate the desktop; store and retrieve files; create, save and print a Word document; work with formulas and tables in an Excel spreadsheet; and create and modify an Access database. Textbook and USB Flash Drive required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 35375     Tuition: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   7/29/2014 - 8/21/2014    Time: 5:00 PM - 9:10 PM  8 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 126    Instructor: B. Lamka

Course: 45059     Tuition: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   10/7/2014 - 10/30/2014    Time: 8:30 AM - 12:40 PM  8 sessions
Location: Edgewood Hall, Rm. 215    Instructor: B. Lamka

Course: 45060     Tuition: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Wed., Thur.   10/22/2014 - 11/13/2014    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:40 PM  8 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 126    Instructor: B. Lamka

Course: 45061     Tuition: $269    Course Fee: $59    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   11/10/2014 - 12/8/2014    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:40 PM  8 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 125    Instructor: B. Lamka
No class 11/26. 

Foundations of Healthcare  

Think like a healthcare professional! Gain the knowledge and skills you need to compete in the current job market. In this course, you will explore core competencies such as communication, infection control, and professionalism, shared by all healthcare careers. Take this opportunity to learn more about your chosen field and meet other professionals in current practice. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 45646     Tuition: $215    Course Fee: $80    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   9/3/2014 - 10/6/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM  10 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 018    Instructor: G. Childers

Course: 45649     Tuition: $215    Course Fee: $80    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   9/9/2014 - 10/9/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  10 sessions
Location: University Center - Aberdeen, Rm. 205    Instructor: E. Hamner

Healthcare Externship Preparation  

Make the transition from the role of a student to that of a professional in the healthcare industry. In this course, you will prepare to take on new challenges, act responsibly, and avoid the pitfalls that can prevent you from making the most of your externship. Topics include individual responsibilities, externship interviews, professional etiquette, completion requirements, and performance evaluation. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 45013     Tuition: $102    Course Fee: $56    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   9/2/2014 - 9/11/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  4 sessions
Location: Bel Air Hall, Rm. 234    Instructor: L. Unfried

Course: 45659     Tuition: $102    Course Fee: $56    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   10/8/2014 - 10/20/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM  4 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 012    Instructor: B. Stone

Course: 45660     Tuition: $102    Course Fee: $56    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   10/14/2014 - 10/23/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  4 sessions
Location: Student Center, Rm. 241    Instructor: L. Unfried

Healthcare Professionalism  

Professionalism is a state of mind. The experiences patients have with individual healthcare providers influence the perception of quality. High-quality healthcare keeps patients coming back when the need for care arises in the future. Earn recognition as a healthcare professional by exploring who you are as a person and what sets you apart from others. Topics include healthcare industry overview, work ethic and performance, personal traits and behaviors, cultural competency, employment, and career development. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 35499     Tuition: $138    Course Fee: $68    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   8/12/2014 - 8/28/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM  6 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 008    Instructor: Staff

Course: 45648     Tuition: $138    Course Fee: $68    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   9/3/2014 - 9/22/2014    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM  6 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 018    Instructor: G. Childers

Course: 45651     Tuition: $138    Course Fee: $68    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   10/28/2014 - 11/13/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM  6 sessions
Location: Student Center, Rm. 241    Instructor: L. Unfried

Healthcare Provider CPR  

This course is designed for medical care providers and provides instruction for CPR (one- and two-rescuer) and relief of choking for the adult, child, and infant victim. Topics include the use of airway devices like the bag valve mask and various pocket masks. All participants must be able to kneel on the floor beside a manikin for extended periods of time. There is a 25-question test with a passing score of 84% required. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 35543     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   7/12/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 35544     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $57    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   8/2/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: A. Becker

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens  

This course, designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens, provides instruction regarding workplace exposure. Topics include reducing the chance of exposure, personal protective equipment, and exposure incident response. Meets Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. Participation certificate provided upon course completion. Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 35553     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   8/23/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 023    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 35554     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   8/30/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 023    Instructor: A. Becker

Heartsaver First Aid  

Be prepared! This course, designed for first responders, individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements, and those interested in responding to emergencies, provides you with the opportunity to learn basic first aid including medical, injury, and environmental emergencies. Topics include control of bleeding, fracture and sprain care, and accident scene security. Meets OSHA regulations. The American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid course completion card is valid for two years. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 35547     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   7/26/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: A. Becker

Course: 35548     Tuition: $28    Course Fee: $45    
Meeting Day(s): Sat.   8/16/2014    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM  1 session
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 021    Instructor: A. Becker

Human Anatomy & Physiology  

Gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the complexity of the human body! You will learn how our body systems work together, identify common disorders of each body system, and define selected anatomical terms. Instructional delivery includes both face-to-face classroom sessions and an online component. You must have access to a computer outside the classroom to complete assignments and quizzes. If you are interested in this course, you can assess your readiness for classes with an online component by going to www.harford.edu/online and taking the quiz, "Is distance learning right for you?" Textbook required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 45014     Tuition: $325    Course Fee: $103    
Meeting Day(s): Mon.   9/15/2014 - 12/8/2014    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:15 PM  13 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 025    Instructor: A. Adjei-Amegashie

Introduction to Medical Terminology  

This course meets the needs of people who work in a variety of healthcare settings. Major topics include analyzing the components of words to include roots, prefixes, and suffixes; anatomical and physiological terms; proper applications of definitions; medical terminology as it applies to human body systems; and descriptive terms used in the medical profession. A text is required and must be purchased before the first class. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 45015     Tuition: $325    Course Fee: $79    
Meeting Day(s): Wed.   9/24/2014 - 12/17/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  12 sessions
Location: Bel Air Hall, Rm. 233    Instructor: G. Childers
No class on 11/26. 

Law & Medical Ethics  

Identify the pertinent and relevant information you need to know about healthcare law and medical ethics. Topics include scope of practice, employment law, privacy and confidentiality, malpractice and negligence, ethical decision-making, and professional responsibilities. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 45647     Tuition: $193    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Mon., Wed.   9/24/2014 - 10/20/2014    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:15 PM  8 sessions
Location: Edgewood Hall, Rm. 222    Instructor: G. Childers

Course: 45650     Tuition: $193    Course Fee: $91    
Meeting Day(s): Tues., Thur.   11/18/2014 - 12/16/2014    Time: 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM  8 sessions
Location: Student Center, Rm. 241    Instructor: D. Santoni
No class on 11/27. 

Math for Healthcare Careers  

The math skills targeted in this class are those necessary for individuals in pre-nursing studies or those preparing for careers in health occupations. Topics include whole number review, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percentages, combined applications, metric conversions, and dosage calculation. Textbook required and available for purchase in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Course: 45661     Tuition: $215    Course Fee: $80    
Meeting Day(s): Fri.   9/12/2014 - 10/31/2014    Time: 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM  8 sessions
Location: Joppa Hall, Rm. 007    Instructor: K. Judd


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