HSC-150 - Patient Care and Safety

2 credits

This course will introduce the core components to patient care and the importance of safety in the workplace. It is essential that all health care professionals understand the importance of safety in the workplace for maintaining the health and safety of patients, health care professionals and others. This course will explore safety in the work place, infection control, body mechanics for self and when treating patients along with CPR and First Aid. The course will also cover patient care including communication, vital signs, and patient assessment and critical thinking through case based learning in a virtual hospital setting and through patient simulation.

A School of Health and Patient Simulation course fee will be charged to students who enroll in this course (this fee is in addition to the per-credit tuition and fees).