Patient Care Technician

HNUR 1211 Nursing Fundamentals 1
Theory (45hrs) and supervised skills lab (30hrs) experiences that focus on providing basic nursing skills to meet the physiological, psychosocial, socio-cultural, and spiritual needs of clients in various health care environments. Infection control information and skills are presented as part of this course. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) guidelines are presented as application of the nursing process in the management of clients with health alterations. 
PREREQUISITES: Admission into applicable program.

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 75

HCOR 1212 Skills Application
The student will perform, demonstrate, and practice a minimum of 80 hours of basic nursing assistant care in approved facilities, to include a minimum of 40 hours of long term care, under the supervision of the LTC faculty. The application of the nursing process will be used in meeting biological, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs of geriatric clients in selected environments.  Major components included are rehabilitative care and support of death with dignity utilizing therapeutic and preventive measures.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 80

HCOR 1120 Basic Body Structure and Function
Identification of the organs and basic functions of the human body and disorders as it relates to each system with medical terminology integrated with each.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 30

CPTR 1000 Introduction To Computers
An introductory study of computer system components, operating system environments.  Internet concepts, and security issues. Includes a hands-on study emphasizing computer hardware and various operating systems features.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 45

MAST 1210 Administrative Procedures
Discussion of the components of effective client/staff communication, both verbal and nonverbal. Beginning front office activities such as scheduling, insurance, billing and patient/client education methods are covered. Practical application activities are integrated throughout this course.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 4 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 4 Clock Hours 60

HEKG 1011 EKG Procedures
This course introduces the student to the electrocardiogram (EKG) purposes and procedures. Students will gain knowledge regarding the normal structure and function of the heart with emphasis on the conduction system. A supervised lab portion is an integral portion of this course and will allow student performance of EKG procedures. This course includes a minimum of 45 hours of clinical externship to be performed by the student under the supervision of a preceptor in a variety of health care settings.
PREREQUISITES: HNUR1211; HCOR 1212 or currently on the Louisiana CNA registry. Concurrent enrollment or successful completion of HCOR 1120 and HMDT 1170 is also required.

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 105

HMDT 1170 Medical Terminology
Analyzing and combining prefixes, root words, and suffixes to spell, use and pronounce medical terminology correctly and recognize medical terms.  Medical abbreviations are included.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 15

HPHL 1011 Phlebotomy Principles
This course discusses introductory information relative to phlebotomy theory and fundamental phlebotomy skills, which include venipuncture, capillary sticks, infection control procedures, and lab tests that the Phlebotomist may perform.
PREREQUISITES: HCOR 1120. Concurrent enrollment or successful completion of HMDT 1170 is also required.

Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 75

HPHL 1022 Phlebotomy Procedures/ Skills
A 45 hour classroom and 60 hour laboratory practice study of advanced phlebotomy skills and procedures that include laboratory administrative procedures, tube identification, and laboratory equipment usage.  Student performance of introductory, fundamental and advanced phlebotomy skills for instructor evaluation in preparation for clinical experiences is included.   Students spend an additional 96 hours of supervised preceptor clinical hours in a variety of health care sites in order to obtain the necessary course requirements for a total of 201 clock hours.
PREREQUISITES: Concurrent enrollment or successful completion of HPHL 1011 is required.

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Horus 3 Total Credits 6 Clock Hours 201

HCOR 1160 Professionalism for Healthcare Providers
Identifying and performing skills necessary to secure employment in the health care industry and make immediate and future decisions regarding job choices and educational growth.  Selected computer application skills are incorporated into this course.
PREREQUISITES: None

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 15

CSRV 1000 Customer Service
This course is intended to help participants' progress from learning about themselves, to learning how to relate to their internal customers as well as their external customers in the workplace.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

CSRV 2000 Customer Service
The assessment to earn sales certification measures and validates
knowledge in the following areas: prepares for selling, gains customer commitment and closes the sale,
develops and implements sales and follow-up plan. The interactive curriculum is built upon the national
sales standards. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to schedule the NRF National
Professional Certification in Sales. Successful candidates prove their demonstration of knowledge and
skills important to successful employment in sales and service centers and will receive a certification
and a pin. These credentials are portable from state to state since this is a national certification. 
PREREQUISITES: Customer Service 1000

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

ENTP 1000 Fundamentals Of Entrepreneurship
This course is an introduction to the entrepreneurial process and the skills needed to plan, organize, manage, operate and finance a small business.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credit Hours 3 Clock Hours 45

HCOR 2991 Special Projects 1
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 1 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 30

HCOR 2993 Special Projects 2
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Horus 0 Lab Hours 2 Total Credits 2 Clock Hours 60

HCOR 2995 Special Projects 3
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 0 Lab Hours 3 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 90

HCOR 2996 Special Projects 4
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 3 Clock Hours 45

HCOR 2997 Special Projects 5
A course designed for the student who has demonstrated specific special needs.
PREREQUISITES: Consent of instructor

Lecture Hours 1 Lab Hours 0 Total Credits 1 Clock Hours 15