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Course Number: HLTOC 48NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Health Professions and Occupations
Units: .5-9
Class: 0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: See section on Selected Topics.  1299.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 201
Medical Terminology I
Units: 2
Class: 2 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Description: Study of medical terminology: Basic structure of medical words including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, plurals and abbreviations, pronunciation, spelling, and definition of medical terms.  1299.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 202
Medical Terminology II
Units: 2
Class: 2 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: Hltoc 201
Description: Continued study of medical terminology: Terminology related to body structure, pathological conditions and diseases, operative terms and techniques, including laboratory/radiological diagnostic procedures.  1299.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 210
Survey of Healthcare Interpreting
Units: .5
Class: .5 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Description: Survey of the requirements for the Healthcare Interpreter certificate: Focus on details regarding application, admission requirements, and language fluency.  2140.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 211
Interpreting in Health Care I
Units: 3
Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Recommended preparation: Biol 23 or 25 or 20A or 24, and Hltoc 201 and/or 202
Description: Introductory training for bilingual individuals to provide effective healthcare interpreting: Standard interpreting practices, range of roles and responsibilities of the healthcare interpreter, ethical principles related to healthcare interpreting, and the impact of culture in the healthcare setting; emphasis on developing consecutive interpreting skills such as managing the interpreted encounter and the pre-session introduction, first-person voice, accurate and complete interpreting, and intervening in a transparent manner.  2140.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 212
Interpreting in Health Care II
Units: 6
Class: 6 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Prerequisite: Hltoc 211
Description: Training for bilingual individuals to be an integral member of the healthcare team in bridging the language and cultural gap between clients and providers: Further enhancement of interpreting skills learned in Interpreting in Health Care I, covering specialized healthcare service areas such as genetics, mental health, and death and dying. Emphasis also on the development of cultural competency in the community and workplace, and careers in interpretation.  2140.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 213
Interpreting in Health Care III
Units: .5
Class: .5 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Prerequisite: Hltoc 211
Corequisite: Hltoc 214
Description: Continuation of interpreting in health care: Professional behavior and situational management for the healthcare interpreter; accompanies the fieldwork class, HLTOC 214. 2140.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 214
Occupational Work Experience in Healthcare Interpreting
Units: 1-4
Class: hours to be arranged (GR or P/NP)
Corequisite: Hltoc 213
Course study under this section may be repeated one time for a maximum of 4 units
Description:Training of interpreters to facilitate linguistic and cultural communication between clients and healthcare providers: Fieldwork experience in application of knowledge and technical interpreting skills learned in HLTOC 211, 212 and 213; 175 hours of verified, supervised field experience in healthcare settings is required.  2140.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 248NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Health Professions and Occupations
Units: .5-9
Class: 0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description:See section on Selected Topics. 1299.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 250
Fluid and Electrolyte Workshop
Units: .5
Class: .5 hours lecture (P/NP)
Non-degree applicable
Description: Academic and clinical approach to fluid and electrolytes and the application to nursing care: Interactive discussions involving seminar, computer-assisted instruction, and case study.  1299.00

 

Course Number: HLTOC 255
Success Strategies for Pre-Nursing Students
Units: 4
Class: 4 hours lecture (P/NP)
To be eligible to enroll, students must be admitted to or wait-listed for admission into the Associate Degree Nursing program.
Also offered as Lrnre 348NO. Not open for credit to students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Lrnre 348NO.
Non-degree applicable
Course study under this section may be repeated one time for a maximum of 8 units.
Description: Preparation for success for a pre-licensure registered nursing program: Strategies to improve reading and study skills, test-taking and critical-thinking strategies, math and calculation skills, and overview of the fundamentals of nursing; includes ATI testing of essential skills and critical thinking to identify areas of strengths and weaknesses and an online component.  4930.14

 

Course Number: HLTOC 348NA-TZ
Selected Topics in Health Professions and Occupations
Units: .5-9
Class: 0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Non-degree applicable
Description: See section on Selected Topics. 1299.00