Patient Care for the Health Sciences (SONO111)


Course Memo

This course provides the student with the fundamentals of patient care methods related to diagnostic imaging. Students will learn how to take vital signs and assess when to call medical assistance, as well as how to properly handle a variety of medical emergencies in patients from the pediatric to the geriatric populations. Other topics covered include: oxygen administration, correct body mechanics, body substance isolation, patient tubes/equipment, pharmacology, and aseptic and sterile techniques.