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AHEA 118 - Health Unit Coordinator Practicum

5 CR

Capstone course of the Health Unit Coordinator program allows students an opportunity to apply skills learned in the classroom. Students perform functions required in a nursing unit and are monitored and supervised by an experienced Health Unit Coordinator.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of AHEA 110  and AHEA 112  with a C or better at BC, and permission of Program Chair.

Course Outcomes
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with workplace patients and staff 
  • Perform admissions, discharges, internal and outside transfers 
  • Accurately transcribe medication, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, electrocardiograms, electroencephalograms, activity, positioning and therapeutic orders 
  • Perform job-related technical tasks utilizing computer software 
  • Demonstrate awareness and respect for cultural differences 
  • Identify emergency code procedures for the hospital setting

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