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CVRI1105 – Introduction to Cardiovascular Technology pdf

Credits: 2 (2/0/0)
Description: In this introductory course, students will explore ethical and legal issues related to patient safety, documentation, informed consent, patient identification and confidentiality. Students will use appropriate medical terminology, abbreviations and symbols. Students will practice professional communication strategies with other health professionals and explore team dynamics.
Prerequisites: Clear Minnesota Department of Health background check AND clear national background check AND current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR AND North Dakota Board of Nursing Unlicensed Assistive Personnel Registration AND successful completion (C or better) of general education prerequisite courses AND BIOL2260 AND BIOL2261 AND MATH1114 AND BIOL2267 AND BIOL2268 AND COMM1130 AND acceptance into the Cardiovacular Technology Program AND CVRI1100
Corequisites: BIOL2262 AND BIOL2263
Competencies:
  1. Examine legal and ethical issues related to cardiovascular technology.
  2. Identify strategies to maintain patient safety during cardiovascular procedures.
  3. Explain informed consent in cardiovascular technology.
  4. Discuss the importance of and strategies to maintain patient confidentiality and Health Information Portability and Accountabilty Act (HIPAA).
  5. Explain the concepts of time-out and patient identification.
  6. Demonstrate teamwork in the academic setting.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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