Explore a Career in a Health Field Before You Apply
Try one of these special “one-class” options to get familiar with one of Marion Technical College’s health programs. This is an excellent way to “Test Drive” a health career to determine if it is the right choice for you. These introductory courses are part of the health program curriculums.
To learn more about this unique opportunity and to “Test Drive” one of our outstanding health programs, please contact the individuals listed below:
NUR 1000 Nurse Aide Training
Provides an overview of the role of the nursing assistant and focuses on provision of basic nursing services, protection of patient rights, promotion of independence, communication, safety and emergency procedures, data collection, and mental health and social services.
Both traditional classroom and hybrid (blended) courses are offered, and both are accepted prerequisites to Foundations of Adult Nursing Care (NUR 1010) at Marion Technical College. Completion of traditional classroom courses qualifies students to earn a certificate of completion from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and take the Ohio State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) examination. NUR 1000 (hybrid) does not result in an ODH certificate and does not qualify students to take the Ohio STNA exam. Starting spring, 2014, day, evening/weekend and fast track sections will be available.
Spring 2015 dates: January 5 - March 22
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Deb Myers firstname.lastname@example.org 740-389-4636 ext. 240
DMS 1000 INTRO TO SONOGRAPHY:
The student is introduced to the function of the clinical site and imaging/ultrasound department. School and clinical policies are reviewed. Career possibilities are discussed. Knobology is introduced. Patient care and safety is explained. Prepare student for scanning in the clinical setting. 3 semester hours. Pre- Requisites None
Spring 2015 Semester: This class will be offered on Thursdays from noon to 3pm.
DMS 1010 METHODS OF PATIENT CARE:
This course provides the student with basic concepts of patient care, including consideration for the physical and psychological needs of the patient and family. Emphasis is placed on obtaining vital signs and significance of abnormalities. Medical and professional ethics and medical law will be discussed. 2 semester hours. Pre-requisites: None
Spring 2015 Semester: Monday 12:30 – 2:29 pm.
Health Information Technology
Margie White email@example.com 740-389-4636 ext. 300
HIT 1100 INTRO TO HEALTH RECORDS and CLINICAL DOC STANDARDS:
This course will provide the student a practical orientation and overview of what Health Technologies students will encounter as they enter the healthcare profession. The course will outline the basic healthcare documentation principles, address the transition to the electronic health record, and will introduce the student to the documentation principles of hospital as the practice model as well as in physician office, ambulatory, home health, hospice, behavioral health, and long-term care settings. . 2 semester hours. Prerequisite: None.
Available All Semesters.
Medical Lab Technology
Chris Gase firstname.lastname@example.org 740-389-4636 ext. 306
Peggy Smith email@example.com 740-389-4636 ext. 319
ALH 1110 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY:
This course builds a workable medical vocabulary applicable to all specialties of medicine. The student will learn definitions, pronunciations, spelling and abbreviations of anatomical structures, symptomatic diagnostic and procedural terms pertaining to each medical specialty and body system. Medical terms will also include pharmacology, clinical laboratory, radiology, and surgery. . Online course sections require a proctored final exam at an educational facility. 3 semester hours. Pre-requisite: None.
Spring 2015 Semester dates. Full Session Jan 5 through May 2
ALH 1120 HUMAN DISEASES:
This course provides the student with an introduction to the pathology of human disease including signs and symptoms, etiology, diagnostic tests, treatment, and prevention. 3 semester hours. Prerequisite: ALH 1110.
Spring 2015 Semester: Jan 5 through May 2: Online
Cindy Hartman firstname.lastname@example.org 740-389-4636 ext. 242
NUR 1000 NURSE AID TRAINING:
Content includes an overview of the role of the nursing assistant, communication and interpersonal skills, infection control, safety and emergency procedures, promotion of residents' independence, protection of and respect for residents' rights, psychosocial needs and interactions, basic nursing skills, personal care skills, and restorative care skills.. Satisfactory completion of this course prepares the student for the STNA exam. Students will be required to submit to a criminal background check. 6 credit hours [4 hrs. class, 4 hrs. lab weekly, and 16 additional hours of clinical].Prerequisite: None.
Spring 2015 Fast Track: January 5 - March 22
Summer 2015 Fast Track: May 11 – June 1
NUR 1150 CPR & FIRST AID:
This course will consist of lecture and practice on CPR adult, child and infant manikins. Satisfactory completion will result in certification in basic life support (CPR). The course will also have a lecture on Basic first Aid. The American Heart Association standards are used for both CPR and First Aid. 1 semester hour. Prerequisite: None.
Dates to be announced
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Jessica Applegate email@example.com 740-389-4636 ext. 329
OTA 1010 CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF OTA:
This course discusses knowledge on the nature, the history and the philosophy of occupational therapy in the United States. Students will learn about ethical practices, professionalism and administrative processes important to occupational therapy. Students will also learn about meaningful occupation, purposeful activity, domains of practice and theoretical frameworks most commonly used in occupational therapy. Concepts like practice models and theoretical frameworks will be discussed.. Semester hours: 3 Pre-requisite: None
Fall Semester: August 25 – December 13: Mon and Wed; 9:30 am – 10:50 am.
Physical Therapist Assistant
Jessica Applegate firstname.lastname@example.org 740-389-4636ext 329
PTA 1000 INTRODUCTION TO PTA:
The student will learn about the profession of physical therapy including its current and historical role within the healthcare system. Topics covered include the roles of the PT, PTA, and Aide; standards of practice; evidence-based practice; communication; diversity; and the legal and ethical delivery of physical therapy services. Semester hours: 2 Pre-requisites: None
Summer 2015: June 1 – July 25: Tuesday & Thursday 9:30 am – 11:20 am.
Fall 2015: August 24 – December 12, 1 day a week: Tuesday 8:00am – 9:50am OR Thursday 8:00am – 9:50am
Deb Myers email@example.com 740-389-4636 ext. 240
RAD 1000 INTRO TO RADIOGRAPHY:
This is an orientation to radiologic technology. Student and technologist responsibilities are outlined, as well as their role in the health care delivery system. Basic principles of radiation protection are introduced. 3 semester hours. Prerequisite: None.
Spring 2015 Semester: Thursday 3:00-6:00 pm
RAD 1010 METHODS OF PATIENT CARE:
This course will provide the student with basic concepts of patient care, including consideration for the physical and psychological needs of the patient and family. Routine and emergency patient care procedures will be described, as well as infection control procedures utilizing standard precautions.. 2 semester hours. Prerequisite: None.
Spring 2015 Semester: Monday 12:30 – 2:29 pm
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