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HTH 120 IV Therapy for Health Care Providers

Credits: 1

Term: (Currently not offered)

Intravenous Therapy covers IV therapy principles including anatomy of the arm and hand with particular attention to the veins, IV equipment, IV solution flow rates calculation, infection control, potential complications and IV documentation. Each student will perform IV starts on a mannequin arm, and when proficient, initiate IVs on people.

HTH 140 Pharmacology for Health Care Providers

Credits: 2

Term: (F)

Prerequisite OR Corequisite: ECP 209 or DENT 101 or Consent of Instructor.

This course reflects the ever-changing science of pharmacology and responsibilities in administering pharmacological agents. The purpose of this course is to promote safe and effective drug therapy by providing essential information that accurately reflects current practice in drug therapy and facilitating the comprehension and application of knowledge related to drug therapy. Application requires the knowledge about the drug and the patient receiving it. General principles of drug administration, terminology, drug regulation, standard references and legal responsibilities are included as well as major drug classifications and therapeutic implications.

HTH 180 Pharmaceuticals for Health Care Providers

Credits: 1

Term: (F, Su)

Prerequisite OR Corequisite: AHMS 144, BIOH 112

This course provides basic knowledge of the most commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals needed to analyze health care information for various health science support functions. Emphasis is on classification, indications, therapeutic effects, side effects, interactions, and contraindications of new, current, and newly introduced applications of existing medications.

HTH 201 Health Issues for Educators

Credits: 3

Term: (S)

This course is a survey of drug education and health concerns for educators of school-aged children, including topics required by Montana’s Board of Public Education for health-related teacher education.