Health Sciences Lec/Lab (HSCC)
This is the basic pre-clinical course of theory and laboratory practice for students entering a healthcare profession. Instructional content includes, but is not limited to, basic anatomy and physiology, healthcare delivery systems, communication, legal and ethical issues, concepts of wellness and disease, infection control, safety, CPR, basic math and science, and computers in healthcare. This course meets the mandatory requirements of the Florida Department of Education for all healthcare programs.
Program coordinator approval or admission to Bachelor's program required. Students will survey a broad range of the most basic and most widely used techniques, protocols, assays, and technologies used in biomedical research. Students will learn the scientific jargon, basic biology, chemistry, and theories associated with each technique so that students can perform common research methods.
Program Coordinator approval or admission to Bachelor's program required. This course surveys a broad range of the most basic and most widely used techniques, protocols, assays, and technologies used in biomedical research. Students are introduced to the theory, design, and operation of advanced instrumentation currently used in research and quality assurance laboratories for analysis and characterization of organic and biomolecules. Topics include spectroscopic techniques, separation techniques, electrochemical methods, and statistical treatment of data. Principles of techniques and instrument operation and limitations will be discussed. Laboratory experiments will be performed.