Courses starting between September 2019 and June 2020

The Practicum course provides the learner with a consolidated clinical experience where they can apply theory from the Nursing Unit Clerk Program. Students work full shifts with experienced Nursing Unit Clerks, following their work rotation.

This course introduces the learner to five subdivisions within the Laboratory (Lab), the role of the Nursing Unit Clerk (NUC) in processing Lab test orders, and how the NUC interacts with the Lab.  Information is given about the various specimens obtained for testing, abbreviations and acronyms used in Lab test orders, and requisitions used for Hematology and Chemistry subdivisions. 

This course introduces the learner to physicians’ medication orders and the Nursing Unit Clerk’s role in processing medication orders.  Information is given about the use of abbreviations and acronyms, the components of a medication order, routes of administration and administration times.  This course also introduces the learner to intravenous (IV) therapy, the components of an IV infusion order and the NUC’s role in processing IV infusion orders.  Actual forms with physicians’ orders are included..

This course introduces the learner to the Nursing Unit Clerk’s (NUC) role in admission, discharge and transfer procedures within the hospital.  Information is given about antibiotic resistant organisms and isolation procedures, the Admitting/Registration Department, their role in admitting patients, and how the NUC interacts with this department. Using case study examples and actual forms from the hospital, the learner creates a mock patient admission chart, transfer chart and discharge chart.

MTED 101 - Medical Terminology II is a study of chapters 5 through 18 of the Language of Medicine 11th edition. This course focuses on the terminology, disease process, anatomy and functions of the human body systems.

MTED 101 - Medical Terminology II is a study of chapters 5 through 18 of the Language of Medicine 11th edition. This course focuses on the terminology, disease process, anatomy and functions of the human body systems.

MTED 101 - Medical Terminology II is a study of chapters 5 through 18 of the Language of Medicine 11th edition. This course focuses on the terminology, disease process, anatomy and functions of the human body systems.

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MTED 101 - Medical Terminology II is a study of chapters 5 through 18 of the Language of Medicine 11th edition. This course focuses on the terminology, disease process, anatomy and functions of the human body systems.