HealthScience

Undergraduate Bulletin
Document Number 4.04.03(b)

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[1] Courses in Health Science (H SC)

1110 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY Introduction to Medical Terminology utilizes a body systems approach and word parts in learning how to understand complex medical terminology. Root words (indicating parts of body involved), suffixes (indicating procedure, condition, disorder or disease involved), prefixes (indicating word parts that indicate location, time, number of status), pronunciation, proper spelling, abbreviations, singular and plural endings and look-alike, sound-alike terms are all addressed during the course.

3123 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY Required for the BS in health sciences, emphasis in health services administration. Fundamentals of medical etymology and abbreviations as a basis for building a professional vocabulary. Independent study. Fall, spring.

4210 PRINCIPLES OF PATIENT CARE Elective. Psychological and sociological aspects of disability. Lecture/discussion. On demand.

4305 TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN THE HEALTH SCIENCES Elective. Explores computer-assisted health instruction/training; computerized health assessments; health promotion and the Internet; common uses of spreadsheets, databases, presentation, and desktop publishing software. Lecture/discussion, projects. Fall, spring.

4310 FUNCTIONAL NEUROANATOMY Required for BS in health sciences, emphasis in physical therapy. Structure and function of the peripheral, central, and autonomic nervous systems, including laboratory study of specimens of the human brain and spinal cord. Emphasis on the application of principles to clinical problems. Lecture. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Fall, spring.

4400 GROSS ANATOMY Required for BS in health sciences, emphasis in occupational therapy. Structural aspects of the human body. Lecture and laboratory study of prosected cadaver specimens. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Fall, spring.

[2] Courses for the BS Program in Addiction Studies (H SC)

2310 ADDICTION COUNSELING: THEORY & PRACTICE Required. Techniques of individual and family counseling as applied to issues around addictions. Fall and spring.

2320 ADDICTIONS: ASSESSMENT, INTERVENTION & TREATMENT PLANNING Required. Assessment of addiction disorders as found in the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV-TR) of mental disorders. Intervention techniques and client treatment planning is included. Fall, spring.

2330 ETIOLOGY & EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ADDICTION Required. Influence of psychological, physiological, and socio-cultural factors as they impact addiction will be examined. Fall.

3310 GROUP COUNSELING SKILLS Required. The course places special emphasis on counseling the addicted person in a group setting. Counseling models and multicultural issues are addressed. Prerequisite, HSC 2310. Spring.

3320 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISUES IN ADDICTION Required. Legal and ethical issues that confront the addictions professional are identified. Various ethical codes are explored. Spring.

3330 FAMILY SYSTEMS & ADDICTION Required. Addictions in relations to family systems are addressed. Special emphasis is given to imbalances in family systems and adult children of alcoholics. Fall, spring.

4610 PRACTICUM IN SUBSTANCE ABUSE (300 HOURS) Required. The Practicum experience provides a hands on experience with clients with addictive behaviors. The course is directed by faculty and a supervisor in a placement setting. On demand.