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HLT 105 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1 credit)
Provides training in coordinated mouth-to-mouth artificial ventilation and chest compression, choking, life-threatening emergencies and sudden illness. Lecture 1 hour per week.
HLT 106 First Aid and Safety (2 credits)
Focuses on the principles and techniques of safety and first aid. Lecture 2 hours per week.
HLT 110 Concepts of Personal and Community Health (3 credits)
Studies the concepts related to the maintenance of health, safety and the prevention of illness at the personal and community level. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 119 First Responder (3 credits)
Provides knowledge and proficiency in basic life support and in actions necessary to minimize patient discomfort and prevention of further complications. Meets requirements for Virginia Certification as a first responder. This course is dually listed under EMT, as 105. It is also listed under the health prefix to allow EMT’s business and industry personnel to enroll in a health class to apply toward degree or certificate HLT requirements. Total 3 hours per week.
HLT 121 Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse (3 credits)
Explores the use an abuse of drugs in contemporary society with emphasis upon sociological, physiological, and psychological effects of drugs. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 141 Introduction to Medical Terminology (2 credits)
Focuses on medical terminology for students preparing for careers in the health professions. Lecture 2 hours per week.
HLT 143 - 144 Medical Terminology I - II (3 credits/3credits)
Provides an understanding of medical abbreviations and terms. Includes the study of prefixes, suffixes, word stems and technical terms with emphasis on proper spelling, pronunciation and usage. Emphasizes more complex skills and techniques in understanding medical terminology. Lecture 3 hours per week.
HLT 145 - Ethics for Health Care Personnel (2 credits)
Focuses on ethical concepts of health care. Emphasizes confidentiality, maintaining patient records, personal appearance, professionalism with patients/clients, associates, and an awareness of health care facilities. Lecture 2 hours per week.
HLT 195/295 Topics in (discipline) (1-5 credits)
Provides an opportunity to explore topic areas of a evolving nature or of short-term importance in the discipline. Variable hours per week.
HLT 247 - Health and Safety in Industry Settings (2 credits)
Presents an introduction to occupational health and its application in the workplace. Special emphasis is placed upon communication of health and safety principles to employees. Provides an overview of regulations that apply to health, safety and the environment in the workplace.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
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