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As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student's ability to participate in daily activities. Amarillo College offers services to assist you with addressing these and other concerns you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, you can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus by calling the AC Counseling Center at 806-371-5900. The AC Counseling Center website is https://www.actx.edu/counseling/ . Also, if you are in need of social services (affordable housing, utilities, transportation, food, clothing, childcare, medical/dental/vision, legal), please call the AC Advocacy & Resource Center at 806-371-5439. The AC Advocacy & Resource Center website is https://www.actx.edu/arc
The Tutoring for Success policy applies to any student whose grade or performance in the course falls below a departmentally determined minimum threshold. In either of those cases, the instructor will direct the student to the appropriate tutoring service, which may be faculty-led, discipline-specific, and/or general. Under this policy, the instructor will follow specific departmental guidelines governing the use, duration, and grade component of the tutoring need.
Students who do not attend class on or prior to the census date will be administratively dropped. Effective Fall, 2016
Students who wish to withdraw from a course must complete all steps indicated on the Academic Withdrawal Request form by the course withdrawal deadline.
NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes (Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar's Office Web site.
HPRS-1201-001 Introduction to Health Professions
An overview of roles of various members of the health care system, educational requirements, and issues affecting the delivery of health care.
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Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:
Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:
You can also contact the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.
(2 sem hrs; 0 lec)
On Campus Course
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A study of the concepts that serve as the foundation for health profession courses, including client care and safety issues, basic client monitoring, and health documentation methods.
End of course outcomes: Comply with national, state, and local regulatory agencies; respond to basic medical emergencies; perform client monitoring skills and document health care.
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Adult and professional behavior is expected in the classroom.
A=90-100 B=80-89 C=75-79 D=60-74 F=Below 60 The following criteria will be used to determine your grade: 1. Must have a 75 average (C) or above to progress to clinical.
Grades will come from: Exams 50%, Prelecture quizzes 25%, Skill and assignments 25%
Regular attendance is necessary for satisfactory achievement. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the student to attend class. More than 90% attendance in class is required to pass the course.
Chapter 6 Types of Communication
Chapter 7 Communication in Action
Chapter 8 Communication Within an Organization
Chapter 9 Patient Interaction and Communication
Chapter 10 Your First Position as a Health Care Professional
Chapter 11 Professionalism in Action
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