• Program: Health Unit Coordinator
  • Course: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
  • Course #: HLUC1061
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to acquaint the student with diagnostic tests and procedures, medication types and terminology, therapies and nursing procedures. The student will become familiar with the terminology necessary to transcribe physician orders. Beginning transcription skills will be taught.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate beginning transcription
Use transcription tools
Use hospital forms
Translate abbreviations
Analyze related medical terms
Differentiate between nursing order categories
Break down the steps for scheduling diagnostic procedures
Categorize therapeutic procedures
Examine support departments
Correlate knowledge of order components to order types

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Successful completion in HLUC1002 and HLUC1020
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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