PCC/ CCOG / HIM

Course Content and Outcome Guide for HIM 136

Course Number:
HIM 136
Course Title:
Medications
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Covers appropriate drug uses, effects, dangers, and precautions; routes of administration. Reviews common prescription abbreviations, forms of medications and basic drug categories.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion, the student should be able to:

  1. Use an understanding of best documentation practice in medication orders to educate staff.
  2. Apply the knowledge of medication and documentation practice to interpret, communicate and enter medication orders into the health record.
  3. Initiate an action plan when documentation errors are discovered.
  4. Apply the knowledge of the United States DEA and prescription drug labeling requirements to ensure patient safety.
  5. Apply knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical science and health record content when interpreting information documented in a health record

 

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will demonstrate these learning outcomes by these tasks conducted individually and in cooperation with other students:

1.  Answer theoretical and application multiple choice questions on information covered in lecture and reading assignments.

To complete the outcomes students will have skills and knowledge in:
Medical terminology
Anatomy and physiology
Medical science
Health record content
 

 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)