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HSC1000 Orientation to Perioperative Services

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3 credit hour(s) | Fall | Spring
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This course introduces the surgical health care delivery system and provides an overview of the role and responsibilities of members of the perioperative health care team. Common illnesses and emergency situations will be discussed, with a focus on prevention of disease and promotion of wellness. Systems of measurement, interpersonal skills, legal/ethical issues, basic medical terminology, infection control and the personal characteristics of the successful health care professional are included. Also included are the basic concepts of patient care skills. Topics include infection control techniques, patient and professional communication, proper patient identification, emergency skills and monitoring patient status. Contact: 45 clock hours per semester. Does not count toward A.A. degree.

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For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail

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