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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


College of Health Sciences


HS Health Sciences



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101 (HCA 101) Introduction to Health and Disease. 2 cr. U. A survey of health promotion and disease prevention including fitness, nutrition, disease transmission, mental health, drug use, and other current health-related topics.|Prereq: none.
102 Health Care Delivery in the United States. 3 cr. U. An introduction to health care delivery focusing on consumers, providers, organization, financing, quality and utilization of services, health planning, and political and governmental impacts.
102 (HCA 102) Health Care Delivery in the United States. 3 cr. U. An introduction to health care delivery focusing on consumers, providers, organization, financing, quality and utilization of services, health planning, and political and governmental impacts.|Prereq: none.
105 (HCA 105) Survey of the Health Professions. 3 cr. U. An introduction to health professions, their work settings and roles on the health care team. Other topics include: patient-professional communication, patient characteristics, medical terminology.|Counts as repeat of HS 105X. Prereq: none.
105 Survey of the Health Professions. 3 cr. U. An introduction to health professions, their work settings and roles on the health care team. Other topics include: patient-professional communication, patient characteristics, medical terminology.|Counts as repeat of HS 105. Prereq: none.
222 (HCA 222) Language of Medicine. 3 cr. U. Medical terms used in oral and written communication; reviews terminology by body system with emphasis on application.|Prereq: none.
224 (HCA 224) Introduction to Microcomputers for Allied Health Professions. 3 cr. U. Healthcare focused introduction to microcomputers as tools for information management, including system architecture, process and ethical concepts. Incorporates training in office application software.|Prereq: preprofessional or professional in Health Sciences or HCA minor or HCI cert.
250 (HCA 250) Allied Health Information Methods. 2 cr. U. Techniques and processes used by allied health personnel to translate thought and behavior into an acceptable style and format for documentation of activities.|Prereq: soph st; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
251 (HCA 251) Health Documentation. 1 cr. U. Appropriate health documentation techniques will be addressed including the medical; legal and reimbursement issues of patient assessment, problem identification, and patient care plans.|Prereq: none.
311 (HCA 311) Law for Health Care Consumers and Professionals. 3 cr. U. An introduction to the law as it relates to health care. Topics include contracts, torts, damages, negligence, malpractice, litigation and trial proceedings.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
620 Environmental Health. 3 cr. U/G. An overview of the field of environmental and occupational health is presented, including physical, chemical and biological hazards.|Prereq: jr st.

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