HPE 112 Intro. to Healthcare Vocabulary may be applied to the major field and elective requirement for the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees.

HPE 101 Socialization into Nursing Program (1)(1,0)

This course will guide nursing students in learning effective strategies and identifying resources that will help them be successful in the nursing program. Key components of HPE 101 include: self awareness (learning styles, time management, stress management), success/study skills (note-taking, reading textbooks), college resources, relating to others in a professional role. Current skills will be expanded to successfully meet the demands and responsibilities in this professional program. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

SPECIAL NOTE: Criminal background checks and drug testing are required for the health professions programs. Refer to the catalog for more information. .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $207 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: Admission to Nursing Program

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HPE 112 Intro. to Healthcare Vocabulary (3)(3,0)

A special vocabulary is used by health care professionals. This course is designed for those who plan to enter a health care field to develop proficiency in the use of medical terms. The student will learn to build and analyze medical words associated with each body system utilizing knowledge of suffixes, prefixes, root words, and combining forms. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

SPECIAL NOTE: Criminal background checks and drug testing are required for the health professions programs. Refer to the catalog for more information.

No criminal background check, drug test, or PSB-HOA test scores are required for HPE 112. .

In-District Tuition/Fees: $411 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: None

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring

HPE 270 Global Context of Healthcare (2)(2,0)

This course provides a wide -ranging overview of healthcare systems. It combines historical perspective with analysis of current trends as it charts the evolution of modern health care, providing a complete examination of its organization and delivery while offering critical insight into the issues that the health systems face today. Important legislative, political, economic, organizational, and professional influences that transformed healthcare in the United States from a relatively simple professional service to the huge, complex, corporation-dominated industry will be explored and compared with countries with more demographically homogeneous populations. This course also examines issues of public health and U.S. spending on prevention efforts as compared with other countries as it recaps and summarizes selected topics in a future-oriented context. It outlines ongoing changes and tentatively forecasts future developments in institutional components and processes healthcare systems throughout the World. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available.

In-District Tuition/Fees: $264 (effective 2019/20 academic year)

In-district tuition is subject to change based on Board approval (https://elgin.edu/pay-for-college/tuition-fees/).

Prerequisite: (1) CLT 220 or DEA 123 or FSS 215 or HMW 150 or HST 131 or HSG 201 or SUB 201 or MAS 243 or RAD 256 or NUR 242 or or SGT 111 (2) or concurrent enrollment in CLT 220 or DEA 123 or FSS 215 or HMW 150 or HST 131 or HSG 201 or SUB 201 or MAS 243 or RAD 256 or NUR 242 or SGT 111 (3) or consent of instructor

Semester(s) Offered: Fall and Spring