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Associates Of Health Science In Patient Care Technology
Selma University requires its students to develop competency in the areas of patient care, medical terminology, practice-based learning and performances, interpersonal and communication skills and professionalism.

After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform the following:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the health care delivery system and health occupations.

  • Use oral and written communication skills creating, expressing and interpreting information and ideas.
  • Describe the importance of professional ethics and legal responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and apply wellness and disease concepts.
  • Demonstrate the importance of health, safety, and environmental management systems in organizations and their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance.
  • Recognize and respond to emergency situations.
  • Recognize and practice infection control procedures.
  • Use information technology tools.
  • Explain the importance of employability skills and entrepreneurship skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of blood borne diseases, including AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Disease)
  • Demonstrate mathematics and science knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrate language arts knowledge and skills.
  • Solve problems using critical thinking skills, creativity and innovation.
  • Describe the roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems and the larger environment.
  • Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills needed to accomplish team goals and objectives.
  • Use verbal and written communications, specifically to the nursing assistant.
  • Demonstrate legal and ethical responsibilities specifically to the nursing assistant.
  • Perform physical comfort and safety functions specifically to the nursing assistant.
  • Provide personal patient care
  • Perform patient care procedures.

For more information on the above listed program, contact the Office of Allied Health at (334)872-0497.


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