Course Index

Questions about courses, descriptions or credit hours should be directed to the Registrar's Office.

SUR 210 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY II

This course will expand on the role of the surgical technologist in the scrub role. Case and room preparation, aseptic technique, counts, suture and procedural steps for a wide variety of cases are introduced in this course. Additional topics include intraoperative considerations and specialty instrumentation, equipment and supplies needed for surgical interventions on specialty patient populations and advanced surgical procedures. Students will complete individual and group presentations to enhance classroom learning. A hospital based lab practicum and observation will be included in this course.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Prerequisites:

    SUR 122

WMI 423 TOPICS IN INFANT, ADOLESCENT AND WOMEN'S HEALTH

This course provides students the opportunity to become informed, aware citizens understanding human issues related to end-of-life decision making, dying, and experiencing grief and loss. Topics focus on death and grief across the lifespan; the role of death in American culture; understanding individual and family challenges with decision making at the end of life; and the experience of grieving across life stages, cultures, gender, and spiritual difference. Students will gain insight into their own values and beliefs in this area, as well as understanding the needs of terminally ill people, those who need support in their grief and mourning, and persons dealing with challenging life and death decisions regarding self or loved ones.

  • Credits: 3.0

WMI 415 REPRODUCTIVE GENETICS

This course explores the discipline of reproductive genetics, which commences in the preconception period. Human reproduction and new reproductive technologies are covered with a focus on the prenatal timeframe. Emphasis is placed on the practical application of this knowledge in prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis, management, and therapy. Students will also be exposed to preconceptional screening options, evaluation of abnormal findings in the newborn, stillbirth and recurrent pregnancy loss, and adult onset hereditary conditions impacting fertility.

  • Credits: 3.0

WMI 345 ADVANCED BREAST IMAGING

This course is designed to explore the multiple topics in the area of breast imaging. The primary focus of this course will be a comprehensive overview of the anatomy and physiology of the breast, multiple imaging modalities focused on breast sonography, as well as benign and malignant conditions involving the breast. 

  • Credits: 3.0

WMI 326 BEREAVEMENT AND LOSS FOR THE WOMEN'S HEALTH PROFESSIONAL

This is a specialized course in the study of grief and bereavement for healthcare professionals focusing specifically on women's health. Students will gain insight to their own personal losses and how this impacts their professional practice. Topics include experiences of grief across the lifespan, cultures, gender and spiritual differences. Students will also learn about how they can support those grieving through verbal, non-verbal communication and creating memories. Students will be able to identify local and national resources they can share with their patients. Finally, students will reflect on self-care strategies to help reduce burn out.

  • Credits: 3.0

Prior college coursework may have transfer ability.

Speak with an admissions representative to see if any of your prior coursework can transfer.