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Health (HTH)


HTH 094 PCE Non-Credit Health Course

CEUs: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Non-credit professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide condensed coursework to meet the needs of working students and professionals. These courses are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and OPI Renewal Units and are transcribed on the student’s continuing education transcript.

HTH 101 Opport in Health Professions

Credits: 2

Term: (F, S, Su based on sufficient demand)

Students are introduced to the variety of professions in the healthcare industry and explore basic health care concepts and skills.

HTH 105 Explor Comp and Alt Medicine

Credits: 2

Term: (F, S, Su)

This course examines the vast selection of therapeutic interventions known as alternative or complementary medicines being presented to today's consumers.

HTH 120 IV Therapy for HC Providers

Credits: 1

Term: (F, S, Su based on sufficient demand)

Prerequisites: Students must be enrolled in the last semester of the Practical Nurse program or the second year of the Respiratory Care program, or obtain consent of instructor

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 HC Providers

Credits: 2

Term: (F, S)

Prerequisite OR Corequisite: DENT 150, AHMA 201, or ECP 209

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 150 Personal Health and Fitness

Credits: 2

Term: (F, S)

This course is designed to educate, support, and motivate individuals toward a life-long commitment to physical fitness including nutrition for health and weight management; establishing physical fitness goals; and planning for physical strength improvement and/or maintenance. Exercise laboratory experience allows students to apply physical fitness principles.

HTH 180 Pharmaceuticals for HC Provdrs

Credits: 1

Term: (F, S, Su)

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 194 PCE Credit Bearing HTH Course

Credits: 0-6

Term: (Based on sufficient demand)

Credit-bearing professional and continuing education (PCE) courses offered to provide students and professionals condensed courses for skills upgrades, Professional Certification requirements, and as electives for the Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degrees. These courses may be eligible for financial aid for students pursuing the AA or AS degrees and are transcribed on the student’s undergraduate transcript.

HTH 201 Health Issues for Educators

Credits: 3

Term: (F, S, Su)

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.