RADON 107 Orientation to Clinical Practice • 2 Cr.
Provides basic education and training in CPR, HIV/AIDS, HIPAA, and prevention of workplace violence, in preparation for starting clinical internships. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Radiation Therapy or Nuclear Medicine Program.
After completing this class, students should be able to:At the end of this course, students will be able to: 1. Discuss general etiology and epidemiology of HIV infection 2. Identify forms of transmission and infection control 3. Define HIPAA and identify its origins and rationale; identify the standards for compliance, the parties responsible, and penalties for non-compliance 4. Recognize and provide care in respiratory and cardiac emergencies in adult, child and infant victims 5. Identify risk factors associated with workplace violence and types of employees at greatest risk 6. Describe general personal safety principles and practices