PROCESSING PHYSICIAN`S ORDERS

  • Program: Health Unit Coordinator
  • Course: Processing Physician`s Orders
  • Course #: HLUC1101
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student the skills needed in transcribing physician's orders. Opportunities will be provided for the student gain experiences transcribing medication orders, diagnostic studies orders, treatment orders, diet orders and activity orders. The student will will become acquainted with specialty orders such as admission orders, preoperative orders and postoperative orders . Computer transcription will also be introduced. In addition, the student will gain experience reading hand written physician orders.

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:
Process physician orders
Critique orders
Categorize types of physician orders
Execute computer applications for order transcription
Figure out handwritten orders
Break down specialty orders
Incorporate unit specific competencies
Summarize Health Unit Coordinator Internship requirements

Credit Details
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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