EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

Upon completion of the program, Exercise Physiology graduates will be able to:

1. Perform common exercise physiology assessments on sedentary and trained individuals. 

2. Implement and design exercise prescriptions to improve the exercise capacities of sedentary and trained individuals. 

3. Implement exercise programming and health promotion programs for sedentary and trained individuals.

 
 
 

 

MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE

Students in the medical laboratory science major will:

1. Apply principles and practices of professional conduct.
    a. Maintain a professional demeanor in all situations.
    b. Respect institutional dress code/personal appearance guidelines.
    c. Arrive to and leave from clinical/employment site at scheduled times.
2. Employ communication skills (oral, written, electronic) sufficient to serve the needs of instructors, peers, other healthcare professionals, patients, and the public.
3. Practice safety in all situations through knowledge of and adherence to Standard Precautions and related policies and procedures.
4. Comply with the federal laws (HIPAA) and institutional policies protecting patient confidentiality.
5. Evaluate a specimen as acceptable for clinical analysis.
6. Analyze and interpret results of quality control materials.
7. State reference ranges for applicable laboratory tests.
8. Identify abnormal and critical test results .
9. Correlate patient test results to states of health and disease.
10. Competently operate automated laboratory instruments including those in:
    - Blood Bank
    - Chemistry
    - Hematology
    - Hemostasis
    - Immunology
    - Microbiology
    - Urinalysis

 

 

 

 

NURSING

Students in the nursing major will:

1. Integrate a personal philosophy for nursing practice, based on the dignity, worth and individuality of all human beings.
2. Assume responsibility and accountability for evaluating one’s professional practice in relationship to accepted standards of nursing practice.
3. Synthesize theoretical principles applicable to professional nursing practice.
4. Utilize the nursing process to promote, restore and maintain adaptation in individuals, families, groups and communities throughout the life cycle.
5. Assume responsibility and accountability for providing competent and comprehensive health care.
6. Collaborate and negotiate with patients/clients, the interdisciplinary health care team, and the public to ensure the optimal health and welfare of patients/clients.
7. Evaluate interpersonal communication and negotiation skills when communicating with patients/clients, families, groups and communities.
8. Incorporate pertinent research findings in refining and enhancing one’s nursing practice.
9. Continue personal and professional career development.

 

 

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY

Students in the psychology major will:

1. Students will illustrate critical thinking skills and apply these skills when both conducting and evaluating research within the field.
2. Students will know the major theories and concepts in the filed of psychology and apply them to human behavior.
3. Students will apply the ethical practice of scientific inquiry within the field of psychology through conducting, analyzing, and evaluating such research.
4. Students will use effective communication skills within the discourse of the discipline.
5. Students will demonstrate preparation for the workplace or advanced study.

 

 

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

Upon successful completion of the program, Strength & Conditioning graduates will be able to:

1. Apply knowledge of exercise physiology

2. Apply knowledge of psychological foundations of physical performance

3. Apply knowledge of nutritional factors as they apply to physical performance

4. Engage effective organizational and administrative professional practices

5. Teach and evaluate strength and conditioning exercise technique

6. Conduct needs analysis and construct program design

7. Select, administer, evaluate and interpret testing for reliability and validity