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HLTK - HEALTH SCIENCE GENERAL

HLTK 1200 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

In this course the student will familiarize himself with basic objectives to learn to divide medical words into component parts; learn basic combining forms; prefixes and suffixes of the medical language; and use these combining forms, prefixes and suffixes to build medical words.

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HLTK 1501 ADV CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT PROVIDER CORE

The ACLS Provider Course is limited to healthcare providers who either will direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, either in or out of a hospital setting. Students will practice essential skills both individually and as part of a team. An American Heart Association ACLS Card will only be issued to students achieving 84% or higher in this course. Students may not receive credit for both HLTK 1501 and HLTK 1502.

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Instructor Permission

HLTK 1502 ADV CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT PROVIDER

The ACLS Provider Course is limited to healthcare providers who either will direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient, either in or out of a hospital setting. In addition to intense instruction of ECG Rhythms and ACLS pharmacology, students will practice essential skills both individually and as part of a team. An American Heart Association ACLS Card will only be issued to students achieving 84% or higher in this course. Students may not receive credit for both HLTK 1501 and HLTK 1502.

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Prerequisites

Instructor Permission

HLTK 1503 PEDIATRIC ADV CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT CORE

The PALS Provider Course is limited to healthcare providers who either will direct or participate in the resuscitation of a Pediatric patient, either in or out of a hospital setting. Students will practice essential skills both individually and as part of a team. An American Heart Association PALS Card will only be issued to students achieving 84% or higher in this course. Students may not receive credit for both HLTK 1503 and HLTK 1504.

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Instructor Permission

HLTK 1504 PEDIATRIC ADV CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT PRVD

The PALS Provider Course is limited to healthcare providers who either will direct or participate in the resuscitation of a Pediatric patient, either in or out of a hospital setting. In addition to intense instruction of ECG Rhythms and PALS pharmacology, students will practice essential skills both individually and as part of a team. An American Heart Association PALS Card will only be issued to students achieving 84% or higher in this course. Students may not receive credit for both HLTK 1503 and HLTK 1504.

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Prerequisites

Instructor Permission

HLTK 1505 PHTLS: PRE-HOSPITAL TRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT

The Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Course combines both basic and advanced trauma skills and concepts and is open to all pre-hospital health care providers (first responders, fire, police, search and rescue, EMTs, paramedics, nurses, physicians, and physician assistants) who will be involved in treating a trauma or multi-symptom patient. Some approaches taught will vary from traditional treatment modalities. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a PHTLS Card from the National Association of EMTs. A PHTLS Card will be issued to student who successfully complete the course with a B or better.

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HLTK 1650 ADVANCED CPR/AED FOR PROFESSIONALS

This course builds upon the current Lay-Rescuer CPR certification, which includes Adult, Child and Infant. This course prepares you to fulfill the role as a professional rescuer. This Advanced CPR course is required for ALL Professional Rescuers AND Health Care Providers. Adult, Child and Infant skills will be reviewed and practiced. This course includes 2-man training, mask practice and the proper use of the BVM (Bag Valve Mask). The student will be able to pass ALL skills taught in the course in addition to a written exam. A CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification Card will be issued upon successful completion of requirements according to the American Red Cross. A BLS-for Health Care Providers Card will be issued upon successful completion of requirements according to the American Heart Association. This course includes AED (Automated External Definrillation) training and certification.

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HLTK 1655 INT TO ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY (ECG) INTRPT

This basic course is designed as an introduction to basic electrocardiography interpretations. To prepare providers, a competency based educational program of didactic and practical instruction in basic ECG interpretation was developed. This course prepares the student to recognize cardiac arrhythmias, and allows the student to begin to differentiate and interpret cardiac rhythms generated from various locations in the heart.

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Prerequisites

Must be a practicing nurse, nurse student, EMT or Instructor Permission

HLTK 1670 EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER

The Emergency Medical Responder course is designed to prepare students to identify hazardous conditions and safely provide medical intervention for medical and trauma emergencies.  Upon successful completion of the course students will receive a certificate of completion, be able to sit for the State of WY final exam, apply to the State of WY for EMR Certification, and be eligible to take the National Registry (NREMT) exam for the EMR level.  This entry level training enables students to seek employment in the field of pre-hospital emergency medicine as paid or volunteer providers and provides an important professional link into other allied health professions.

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HLTK 1690 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

The Emergency Medical Technician course is designed to prepare students to identify hazardous conditions and safely provide medical intervention for medical and trauma emergencies.  Upon successful completion of the course students will receive a certificate of completion, be able to sit for the State of WY final exam, apply to the State of WY for EMT licensure, and be eligible to take the National Registry of EMT’s exam.  This entry level training enables students to seek employment in the field of pre-hospital emergency medicine as paid or volunteer providers and provides an important professional link into other allied health professions.

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Prerequisites

Students must submit a letter of interest in the course addressing the stated requirements to enroll.
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