NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science 325 Master of Health Science Course Descriptions Didactic Core Component Courses Required Courses EMED 3001—Cardiovascular and Hematologic Emergencies This course will review cardiovascular and hematologic emergencies. It will give the student the understanding on how to diagnose and treat cardiovascular and hematologic emergencies. (3 credits) EMED 3002—Neurologic, Infectious Disease, and Pediatric Emergencies This course will review neurologic, infectious disease, and pediatric emergencies. The student will be able to recognize these disorders, order the proper tests, and treat these disease processes. (3 credits) EMED 3003—OB/GYN, Ophthalmological, ENT, and Psychiatric Emergencies This course will review the OB/GYN, ophthalmological, ENT, and psychiatric emergencies. The student will be able to recognize, order the appropriate tests, and treat these emergencies. (3 credits) EMED 3004—Trauma, Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal Disorders, Abdominal, and Chest Emergencies This course will review trauma, nontraumatic musculoskeletal disorders, abdominal, and chest emergencies. The student will be able to recognize and treat the relevant disorders. (3 credits) EMED 3005—Environmental, Toxicological, and Dermatological Emergencies This course will review environmental, toxicological, and dermatological emergencies. The student will be able to recognize and treat these emergencies. (3 credits) EMED 3006 Renal/Urogenital, Metabolic, and Immunologic Emergencies This course will review renal/urogenital, metabolic, and immunologic emergencies. The student will learn how to identify and treat these emergencies. (3 credits) MHS 5003—Current Trends and Cultural Issues in Health Care This course serves to familiarize the student with current trends and cultural issues in health care that may impact the patient, the health care system, or the ability to deliver high-quality health care. Discussion and analysis of current and cultural topics facing those who work in health care will be explored. (3 credits) MHS 5026—Human Trafficking for Health Care Professionals Human trafficking involves sexual or labor exploitation of a person through force, fraud, and coercion for any type of gain. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that human trafficking victims endure chronic physical, sexual, and emotional violence from their exploiters and experience communicable diseases from their living conditions, sexually transmitted diseases from their work conditions, and mental health issues from their exploitation. (WHO, 2014) In 2015, the American Public Health Association identified human trafficking as a public health problem in the United States. This course will raise awareness of human trafficking in the United States and internationally; increase the knowledge of the signs and symptoms of trafficked individuals; and provide action steps health care professionals can utilize when trafficked individuals are identified in hospitals, urgent care centers, community health centers, andmental health settings. (3 credits) MHS 5203—Writing for Allied Health Professionals This course entails the study and practice of the writing style used in allied health—scientific writing. Scientific writing is a different format than other kinds of writing used as an undergraduate. It is more precise and succinct, which is different from the way we speak to each other. Scientific writing is written for an audience, with the purpose of informing, or possibly persuading, the audience. American Psychological Association (APA) style and standard English formatting will be reviewed. The papers written in this course will give the student a foundation for all MHS courses. (3 credits) MHS 5501—Epidemiology and Biostatistics The ability to understand the conceptual and practical aspects of biostatistics and epidemiology in health care is critical to understanding research and analyzing population data about disease. This survey course will improve the ability of the student to understand and apply these concepts. (3 credits) MHS 5510—Research Methods This course is designed to enable participants to develop skills in reading and critically evaluating published research by using the scientific model. The advantages and disadvantages of quantitative and qualitative research methods will be compared and contrasted. Research articles will be collaboratively analyzed to develop an appreciation of potential methodological problems and their implications for evidencebased professional practice. (3 credits) MHS 5521—Ethical Issues in Health Care The student will examine the ethical issues that confront health care providers and patients. The medical scientific, moral, and