2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: HPRS 1201 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Introduction to Health Professions

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An overview of roles of various members of the health care system, educational requirements, and issues affecting the delivery of health care. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


Course Number: HPRS 1202 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Wellness and Health Promotion

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course provides an overview of wellness theory and its application throughout the lifespan with a focus on attitude development, impact of cultural beliefs, and communication of wellness. (2 Lec.)


Course Number: HPRS 1204 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Basic Health Profession Skills

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course includes a study of the concepts that serve as the foundation for health profession courses, including client care and safety issues, basic client monitoring, and health documentation methods. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HPRS 2201 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Pathophysiology

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course includes the study of pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the life span. Topics include etiology, symptoms, and the physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries. (2 Lec., 1 Lab.)


Course Number: HPRS 2210 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Basic Health Profession Skills II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: HPRS 1204 with a grade of ā€œCā€ or better.
Course Description: This course builds on previously acquired knowledge and skills relevant to the professional development of the student. Lecture and simulated laboratory experiences prepare the student to perform patient care utilizing critical thinking and advanced clinical skills. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: HPRS 2231 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: General Health Professions Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course will cover the exploration and application of management concepts necessary for effective health profession operations. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: HPRS 2300 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Pharmacology for Health Professions

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course includes a study of drug classifications, actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects, routes of administration, and calculation of dosages. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: HPRS 2302 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): ECC

Course Title: Medical Terminology for Allied Health

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A study of medical terminology, word origin, structure, and application with an emphasis on building a professional vocabulary required for employment within the allied health care field. (3 Lec.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.