Courses

DAAC1280
Cooperative Education – Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Lecture Hrs. = 1, Lab Hrs. = 0, External Hrs. = 7

DAAC1304
Pharmacology of Addiction
Describes the psychological, physiological, and sociological effects of mood altering substances and behaviors. Emphasizes pharmacological effects of tolerance, dependency/withdrawal, cross addiction, and drug interaction. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

DAAC1309
Assessment Skill of Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions
Examines procedures and tools used to identify and assess a client’s strengths, weaknesses, problems, and needs. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

DAAC1311
Counseling Theories
An examination of the major theories and current treatment modalities used in the field of counseling. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

DAAC1317
Basic Counseling Skills
Presents the basic counseling skills necessary to develop an effective helping relationship with clients. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

DAAC1319
Introduction to Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions
Provides an overview of causes and consequences of addiction as they relate to the individual, family, community, and society. Overview of alternatives regarding prevention, intervention, and treatment. Includes explanation of competencies and requirements for licensure in Texas. Identifies addiction issues related to diverse populations. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

DAAC1391
Special Topics: in Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counseling
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency. This course will be a continuation of the study of the patterns and dynamics of group interactions across the life span. Focus includes group therapy, structure, types, stages, development, leadership, therapeutic factors, the effectiveness of group on the individual, group growth and behavior. Effective group facilitation skills, techniques, case management, and record keeping are addressed. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

DAAC2280
Cooperative Education-Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Lecture Hrs = 1, Lab Hrs = 0, External Hrs = 10, Insurance Fee

DAAC2281
Cooperative Education-Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Lecture Hrs = 1, Lab Hrs = 0, External Hrs = 10, Insurance Fee

DAAC2306
Substance Abuse Prevention I
Focuses on aspects of substance abuse prevention from a public health model. Lecture Hrs. = 3, Lab Hrs. = 0

DAAC2307
Addicted Family Intervention
Present family as a dynamic system focusing on the effects of addiction on family roles, rules, and behavior patterns. Includes the effects of mood altering substances, behaviors, and therapeutic alternatives as they relate to the family from a multicultural and transgenerational perspective. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

DAAC2341
Counseling Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions
Special skills and techniques in the application of counseling skills for the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) client. Development and utilization of advanced treatment planning and management. Includes review of confidentiality and ethical issues. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

DAAC2343
Current Issues
Current issues in addiction counseling. Includes special populations, dual diagnosis, ethics, gambling, and infectious diseases associated with addiction counseling. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

DAAC2353
Substance Abuse Prevention II
Focuses on the incorporation of research and evaluation methods into advanced program designs and outcomes, and research and application of ethics as applied to substance abuse prevention. Lecture Hrs. = 3, Lab Hrs. = 0

DAAC2354
Dynamics of Group Counseling
Exploration of group counseling skills, techniques, and stages of group development. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

HITT1261
Clinical – Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Lecture Hrs = 0, Lab Hrs = 0, Clinical Hrs = 10

HITT1301
Health Data Content and Structure
Introduction to systems and processes for collecting, maintaining, and disseminating primary and secondary health related information including content of health record, documentation requirements, registries, indices, licensing, regulatory agencies, forms, and screens. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

HITT1305
Medical Terminology I
Study of word origin and structure through the introduction of prefixes, suffixes, root words, plurals, abbreviations and symbols, surgical procedures, medical specialties, and diagnostic procedures. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

HITT1307
Cancer Data Management I
Introduction to Cancer Data Management. Includes cancer program requirements, the American College of Surgeons Cancer Program survey process, and data collection/retrieval-abstracting, coding, staging, and reporting. Lecture Hrs. = 3, Lab Hrs. = 0

HITT1341
Coding and Classification Systems
Basic coding rules, conventions, and guidelines using clinical classification systems. Lecture Hrs = 2, Lab Hrs = 2

HITT1345
Health Care Delivery Systems
Introduction to organization, financing, and delivery of health care services, accreditation, licensure, and regulatory agencies. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

HITT1349
Pharmacology
Overview of the basic concepts of the pharmacological treatment of various diseases affecting major body systems. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

HITT1353
Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information
Concepts of privacy, security, confidentiality, ethics, health care legislation, and regulations relating to the maintenance and use of health information. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

HITT1355
Health Care Statistics
Principles of health care statistics with emphasis in hospital statistics. Skill development in computation and calculation of health data. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

HITT2160
Clinical-Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Lecture Hrs = 0, Lab Hrs = 0, External Lab = 6, Insurance Fee

HITT2161
Clinical-Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Lecture Hrs = 0, Lab Hrs = 0, External Lab Hrs = 6, Insurance Fee

HITT2260
Clinical-Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Lecture Hrs = 0, Lab Hrs = 0, External Lab = 8, Insurance Fee

HITT2261
Clinical – Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Lecture Hrs = 0, Lab Hrs = 0, External Lab = 8, Insurance Fee

HITT2307
Cancer Data Management II
A continuation of Cancer Data Management I. Application of cancer registry data. Lecture Hrs. = 3, Lab Hrs. = 0

HITT2335
Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies
Advanced coding techniques with emphasis on case studies, health records, and federal regulations regarding prospective payment systems and methods of reimbursement. Lecture Hrs = 2, Lab Hrs = 2

HITT2339
Health Information Organization and Supervision
Principles of organization and supervision of human, financial, and physical resources. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

HITT2343
Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
Study of quality standards and methodologies in the health information management environment. Topics include licensing, accreditation, compilation and presentation of data in statistical formats, quality management and performance improvement functions, utilization management, risk management, and medical staff data quality issues. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 0

MRMT1167
Practicum (or Field Experience) – Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. Lecture Hrs = 0, Lab Hrs = 0, External Lab = 8, Insurance Fee

MRMT1307
Medical Transcription I
Fundamentals of medical transcription with hands-on experience in transcribing physician dictation including basic reports such as history and physicals, discharge summaries, consultations, operative reports, and other medical reports. Utilizes transcribing and information processing equipment compatible with industry standards. Designed to develop speed and accuracy. Lecture Hrs = 1, Lab Hrs = 4

MRMT2433
Medical Transcription II
Transcription of advanced medical reports with increasing speed and accuracy including history and physicals, consultations, discharge summaries, operative reports, and other medical reports. Lecture Hrs = 3, Lab Hrs = 2.