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Health Courses

HLTH 110 Teaching Strategies for Health Professionals

2-0-0-2
Credit Hours: 2

This course introduces the role of teaching as an essential responsibility of the professional nurse. The application of the concepts of teaching and learning in client education is emphasized. The course investigates a systematic approach to assessing the needs and readiness of the learner, devising appropriate teaching strategies, and evaluating the teaching process. This is not an elective course for students enrolled in the Nursing program at Community College of Philadelphia.
Prerequisite: ENGL 101.

HLTH 120 Theoretical Foundations in Nursing

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

This course provides students with a theoretical foundation in the science of nursing. The application of theoretical concepts to current trends and issues in nursing is emphasized. An overview of the historical, philosophical, political and conceptual development of the profession of nursing is examined. This is not an elective course for students enrolled in the Nursing program at Community College of Philadelphia.

HLTH 211 Health Assessment

2-2-3
Credit Hours: 3

This course develops the skills of health assessment and clinical examination techniques using a critical thinking and reasoning approach. It emphasizes an understanding of the range of normal and abnormal findings in both the healthy client and the client experiencing a health alteration. The student actively utilizes the theoretical constructs of assessment to complete course activities. A systematic method of obtaining and documenting findings is learned through case studies and hands-on practice. This is not an elective course for students enrolled in the Nursing program at Community College of Philadelphia.
Prerequisites: ENGL 101 and BIOL 110.
Corequisite: BIOL 271.

Unless otherwise noted, all college level courses require English 101 placement.