Provides specific skill instruction in universal/standard precautions, sterile technique, gowning/gloving, injections, IV techniques and infusions, wound assessment, suturing, specialized wound care, airway management, nasogastric tube placement, splinting, casting, joint procedures, catheterizations, biopsies, foreign body removal and specialty practice procedures. Includes exposure to actual clinical patient care and assessment of clinical competency of specified skills, diagnostic modalities, and therapeutic interventions related to professional responsibilities and practices in patient care. The BDLS certification course is provided. Fall semester.
Teacher: Tim Kuntz