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Health Technologies Program at Tri-C 
HTEC-1020 Integrated Basic Science
03 Semester Credits
Introduction to basic sciences and pathology. Concepts of physics, chemistry and life sciences emphasizing application to human structure and function. Integrated approach to study of human body in health and as altered by various disease states.
Lecture 02 hours. Laboratory 03 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG-1010 College Composition I. 

HTEC-1040 Health Career Exploration
01 Semester Credit
Introduction to variety of health career options with emphasis on qualifications, job responsibilities and employment opportunities. Includes identifying components from each health career that relate to lifestyle risk factors. Discusses how to become educated consumers with regards to seeking accurate health information.
Lecture 01 hour. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): None. 

HTEC-1100 Allied Dental Pharmacology
02 Semester Credits
Survey course acquainting Dental Assisting students with basic principles and concepts of pharmacology. Provides a general review of therapeutic use of drugs in a dental/medical emergency. Emphasizes indications and contraindications of drugs relating to dental anesthetics.
Lecture 02 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to Dental Assisting Program. 

HTEC-1110 Ethics for Health Care Professionals
01 Semester Credit
Survey course emphasizing basic definitions, concepts and issues of clinical law and ethics for health care professionals. Ethical decision-making models will be explained utilizing the professional-patient relationship and case studies.
Lecture 01 hour. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG-1010 College Composition I. 

HTEC-1170 Fundamentals of Electrocardiogram
01 Semester Credit
Theory of entry level cardiovascular procedures for electrocardiography (EKG). Emphasis on technical accuracy in operational, problem solving and quality control skills. Recommended for students currently enrolled in health career program or employed in health career field.
Lecture 01 hour. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): None. 

HTEC-1200 Patient Management for Health Career Professionals
01 Semester Credit
Basic overview of managing patients in various situations. Emphasis on understanding patient’s feelings. Development of motivational plans based on patient’s needs.
Lecture 01 hour. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Departmental approval: admission to a health career program. 

HTEC-1610 Introduction to Pharmacology
02 Semester Credits
General principles and concepts of pharmacology. Provides understanding of indications, uses, doses and contraindications associated with individual drugs as well as mechanisms of drug administration and therapeutic management of patients with specific disease processes. Review of basic mathematics related to correct calculation of drug dosages and preparation of solutions.
Lecture 02 hours. Laboratory 00 hours.
Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ENG-1010 College Composition I.

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Enrollment Center 
800-954-8742 
enroll@tri-c.edu 
Cleveland,  OH  44115-3196

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