AHEA 112 Health Unit Coordinator II • 5 Cr.

Description

The second in a series of courses focusing on skills needed to become a Health Unit Coordinator. Students learn the procedures and skills required for this position in a simulated healthcare environment. Prerequisite: Completion of AHEA 110 with a C or better or permission of the instructor. Previously HPRO 175. Either HPRO 175 or AHEA 112 may be taken for credit, but not both.

Description starting Summer 2019

The second in a series of courses focusing on skills needed to become a Health Unit Coordinator. Students learn the procedures and skills required for this position in a simulated healthcare environment. Prerequisite: Completion of AHEA 110 with a C or better or permission of Program Chair.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Prepare and maintain patients' charts 
  • Analyze and use the steps for the transcription of doctors' orders 
  • Distinguish between doctors' orders for tests, therapies/services, medication, and nursing orders 
  • Admit, discharge, and transfer patients 
  • Demonstrate the health unit coordinator's patient-centered activities, including the steps for completing admission, discharge, transfer, and surgical-related forms 
  • Use practice software to retrieve diagnostic test results