RADON 107 ORIENT TO CLINICAL PRAC • 2 Cr.

Description

Provides basic education and training in CPR, HIV/AIDS, HIPAA, and prevention of workplace violence, in preparation for starting clinical internships. Same as AHE 120. Either AHE 120 or RADON 107 can be taken for credit, not both. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Radiation Therapy or Nuclear Medicine Program.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Discuss general etiology and epidemiology of HIV infection.
  • Identify forms of transmission and infection control.
  • Define HIPAA and identify its origins and rationale; identify the standards for compliance, the parties responsible, and penalties for non-compliance.
  • Recognize and provide care in respiratory and cardiac emergencies in adult, child and infant victims.
  • Identify risk factors associated with workplace violence and types of employees at greatest risk.
  • Describe general personal safety principles and practices.