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Direct Care Aide
The health careers education core curriculum (technology center), medical terminology and anatomy and physiology are included in this major. After completion of the health careers education curriculum core, the students in this major will complete Long Term Care/Home Health Care Aide career major along with the Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA) career major. They will learn how to provide basic care in nursing facilities, acute care facilities, and in the patient’s home. In addition, the will learn the skills necessary for basic ECG recognition and its use by health care providers. Students will need to obtain Long Term Care and Home Health Care aide certification from the Oklahoma State Department of Health and may obtain AUA certification from the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.
Hours Course Code Course Title Actions
225.00 HL00032 Health Careers Core Curriculum (Technology Center) View Course
48.00 HL00438 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology View Course
45.00 HL00342 Core Medical Terminology View Course
36.00 HL00437 Basic Dysrhythmia View Course
91.00 HL00010 Long Term Care/Home Health Care Aide View Course
240.00 HL00151 Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (Theory and Clinical) View Course
Campuses Approved For This Career Major This career major is not currently approved at any campuses