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Anatomy and Physiology covers a variety of subjects that relate to the human body, with an emphasis on information needed by aspiring health professionals. The course discusses the physiology of the human body, including surveys of the major organ systems of the body as well as the underlying biochemistry and cellular concepts that are the building blocks for human life.

The course also focuses on diseases that impact the various human systems and the ways in which the body itself and treatment from health professionals can help maintain homeostasis.

The course concludes with the way in which the human anatomy changes over time and the differences between healthy aging and problems that tend to affect the body as we age. Students are expected to complete the course of study set forth in the syllabus to properly prepare for the final examination. The course also includes an optional online lab component provided by PhysioEx please see the syllabus for details.

Students may complete the course without the lab component for 3 semester hours or complete the course with lab component for 4 semester hours. To complete course with the lab component, students must submit lab reports in accordance with the course syllabus, in addition to taking the final examination.

Upon successful completion of the exam, students will be able to: Computer Basics in Healthcare touches on fundamentals of healthcare, health information technology, and computer based management systems that support healthcare professionals and institutions.

Medical Terminology teaches students the accepted language of healthcare and emphasizes the medical terms used most commonly by medical providers to allow students who wish to go into the healthcare field an easier transition to the field.

Pathophysiology and Pharmacology is an introduction to the world of drugs and pharmaceuticals for students who intend to enter the healthcare profession. The exam discusses common drugs for various ailments and their chemical structures and introduces students to the processes by which various drugs are indicated and administered. This course provide students with knowledge and skills to effectively communicate in global business environments.

Students identify and use computer technologies and social media tools for conducting interpersonal communications with diverse organizations. Additionally, students develop and evaluate both written and oral business communications. September - July August - Present. Version 1 and 2: This self-study course provides an introduction to International Business and explores pros and cons of economic theories, government policies, business strategies and organizational structures in the global business world.

Emphasis focuses on differences in economies, differing ethical issues facing today's executives and how politics play a large role in international commerce. Students learn about global trade and investment strategy with particular importance placed on the global monetary system, the strategy and structure of the international business environment while exploring the actual operational practices, managerial implications of each topic on the actual practice of international business, and the opportunities and risks associated with conducting business on a global basis.

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the principles and most significant laws pertaining to business organizations and the ability to apply many of those principles and rules. This course deals with the characteristics of various business organizations, including publicly held and closely held corporations, general and limited partnerships, sole proprietorships and limited liability companies.

These various forms of business are compared and contrasted to determine the advantages and disadvantages of creating and maintaining each form. The course covers various aspects of corporate operations, including the responsibilities of corporate directors and officers as well as principles relevant to corporate finance. The course concludes with a survey of employment law principles relevant to business operations, including employee benefits and employment discrimination.

Students must demonstrable significant experience in the study or practice of business, law or economics may be accepted in lieu of these prerequisites.

This is an introductory course in Macroeconomics for students with no prior background in Economics. The instructional approach is mainly non-quantitative, but graphical analysis is covered. Students study various fiscal and monetary policies used by the government to stabilize economic fluctuations.

The analytical tools learned in this course are useful in understanding and examining many real world economic problems affecting the general economy. Upon successful completion of the exam, s students will be able to: This exam is an introduction to Information Technology and its applications to the business world.

Students explore issues with conducting business in a web-based environment and how to achieve a competitive advantage with a successful digital information system.

Emphasis is on information technology infrastructure with additional focus on wireless and mobile computing. Students explore the building and management of systems, from both the organizational and managerial perspective. This is an introductory course in microeconomics for students who have no prior background in economics.

Students learn the basic concepts on the demand and supply of goods, the economic behaviors of households and firms and their interactions, and market structures. Students study situations where a competitive market fails to function efficiently and the ways to deal with them.

At the end of the course, students should have acquired basic analytical tools useful for a variety of economic problems in our daily lives. This course is a study of behavior in organizations and influences of individual, group, and organizational processes on performance.

The course covers a variety of topics, including: Other concepts deal with motivation, solving conflicts, interpersonal communication and creating and maintaining positive organizational cultures and environments. Some background including one or more college-level courses in psychology is strongly recommended. This is a self-study course that is assessed by a final examination.

Dynamic Web Design and Development is a self-study course building upon the principles introduced in the lower level courses. This course covers advanced navigational organization, selection, web page layouts, and embedding multimedia to enhance web sites. This class explores how to connect the front end the Flash application with dynamic data on the server. This course of study is necessary to be prepared for the final examination, which consists of reading, study guide and crash course video supplements.

Introduction to Computers CIS introduces students to the principles of information processing and computers. Students differentiate between the concepts of hardware and software and their uses in information systems.

The exam traces the development of computers from their historical background to modern times and the role computers have in modern society. Special focus is given to computer operations and systems, as well as terminology. This self-study course provides a broad introduction to the use of computers as tools for creativity, communications, organizing information, and problem-solving. The basic concepts of computer hardware, software, networking, and the Internet are covered.

Organization of a typical Personal Computer PC is examined in a given popular operating systems environment. Terminology and concepts related to major PC hardware components and their functions are discussed consistent with industry standards and practices.

Some typical user interface of popular operating systems are introduced. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: This course leads students through the entire web site creation process, while developing and enhancing HTML, CSS, and visual design skills along the way. Students learn how to create accessible web sites that allow users to easily and quickly navigate through information, regardless of browser type, connection speed, or browsing device.

Students also explore the principles of responsive design, a new method of designing web sites that adapt to devices ranging from mobile phones to desktop monitors. Whether building a site from scratch or redesigning an existing site, the principles presented in this course help students deliver their web content in a more responsive, accessible, and visually exciting way.

The course of study is necessary to be prepared for the final examination, which consists of reading, study guide and crash course video supplements. This self-study course covers functions and features of Microsoft Access Students study database concepts and the Access environment and learn how to design and create databases.

This self-study comprehensive course covers all the functions and features of Excel for students of any skill level. It is an overview of the field of culinary arts and is designed to provide a snapshot of the fundamentals of the culinary profession as well as background on the theories that apply to the use of ingredients and preparation of foods.

It focuses on the knowledge and skills a chef needs to operate and manage a food service operation and to prepare a variety of foods. The course also explores management areas such as food safety, sanitation, menu creation, recipe conversion, inventory and cost control.

This exam introduces students to all the necessary techniques to successfully bake quick breads, muffins, yeast breads, cakes, cupcakes, brownies and other baked goods. It is an overview of the field of baking and pastry arts and is designed to introduce students to the basics of using ingredients to create baked goods for consumption both personally and professionally.

The knowledge and skills necessary to operate a bakery are discussed. This exam serves as an introduction to assessment in early childhood settings. Various means of assessment i. Additionally, students explore how to evaluate assessment data for instructional decision-making. Exam content reflects contemporary theory and practice and promotes ideas and skills that tap children's propensity for creativity and critical thinking. Numerous strategies of arts integration and examples of learning content through the visual arts, music, dance, and poetry are discussed.

This exam explores early childhood organizational plans, procedures, physical facilities and surveys appropriate materials and equipment. Emphasis is placed on the process of designing appropriate learning environments for young children and an integrated, developmental approach to curriculum and instruction in the early childhood education.

The exam covers all aspects of classroom life, the roles of children and adults in education, the physical and social environments, and the multiple developmental domains for children in early childhood education and provides a collaborative approach to curriculum development in early childhood education.

This exam provides the guidelines for creating effective partnerships with families. It provides an overview of the diversity of modern families. The emphasis is on examining elements that create successful partnerships and programs that work.

Best practices suggest that when communities, schools, and families work together, the results are stronger communities that support the success of young people. The challenges that schools face today in fostering true parental engagement are the result of a multitude of complex issues.

In completion of this course, students will have completed an in-depth study of ways schools are successfully meeting the parent-school connection challenge. Students also explore and adapt strategies to create that connection in ways that meet the specific needs of various schools and communities. Foundations of American Education is a graduate-level course providing a broad study of the philosophical and social foundations of education in the United States.

Students become proficient in terminologies, educational theories, practice and legislation relevant to the American educational system. This course is designed to provide the end user with key practices for planning cycle menus for child care settings. This course consists of three lessons that are designed to help you, the child care professional, make nutrition education a part of snack time.

If you do not receive a reply, please contact ICN. Optional Best Practices Training. Infant Meal Pattern Requirements Training. This course features key information for serving nutritious foods while in child care settings. How To Request Training? Three Things to Remember: ICN Consultant Trainers must train a minimum of 4 hours in a single day.

HSM - Hospitality Entrepreneurship. HSM - Introduction to the Hospitalit. HSM - Using Technology: HSM - Pastry Making. HTC - Maryland's B.

HTC - Bartending HYT - Business Etiquette. HYT - Social Media. HYT - Security Awareness. HYT - Financial Literacy. HYT - Customer Service. HYT - Resume Writing. HYT - Interviewing Techniques. HYT - Security Clearances. HYT - Business Networking. HYT - Student Guide: HYT - Students Orientation. INS - Insuring Watercraft. INS - Risk Management. INS - Confidentiality Issues for the. INS - Real Estate: INS - Title Work: Now What Do I Do? INS - Directors and Officers. INS - Transportation Coverage.

INS - Liability for Employers. JCL - Career Counseling. JCL - Resume Writing. JCL - Jumpstart Career: JCL - Twelve Steps: JCL - Individual Excellence. JCL - Career Assessment. JCL - Promote Yourself: JCL - Job Security KEY - Locksmithing KEY - Working Smart: KEY - Trilogy Locks. KEY - Safe Manipulation. KEY - Safe Servicing. KEY - Time Locks. LAW - Firearms Safety. LAW - Computer Security. LAW - Plng Ahead: LAW - Basic Mediation.

LAW - Intro to Mediation. LAW - Mediation for Youth. LAW - Mediator Ethics. LAW - Workers' Compensation. LGE - Beginning French. LGE - Intro to Spanish ages LGE - Ancient Greek. LGE - Polish for Travelers. LGE - Object Pronouns. LGE - Verb Conjugation. LGE - Beginning Spanish. LGE - Introduction to German. LGE - Intermediate Italian. LGE - Beginning German. LGE - Introduction to German ages 1.

LGE - Beginning Latin. LGE - Intermediate Spanish. LGE - French for Travellers. LGE - Italian for Travellers. LGE - Conversational French. LGE - Intermediate French. LGE - Spanish for the Nursing: LGE - Community Spanish. LGE - Command Spanish: LGE - Spanish Speakers: LGE - Workplace Esl. LGE - Spanish for Req. LGE - Introduction to Hebrew.

LGE - Spanish for the Workplace. LGE - Conversational Japanese. LGE - Instant Italian. LGE - Speed Spanish. LGE - Introduction to Spanish. LGE - Introduction to Latin. LGE - Sign Language. MAT - Introduction to Statistics. MAT - Introduction to Algebra. MGM - Customer Service. MGM - Craps I. MGM - Roulette I. MGR - Foundations of Hospitality: MGR - Effective Communication. MGR - Evaluating Performance.

MGR - Emotional Intelligence. MGR - Team Building. MGR - Team Leadership. MGR - Managing Diversity: MGT - Faclty Mgmt: MGT - Six Sigma: MGT - Managing Conflict: MGT - Take Initiative: MGT - Customer Service. MGT - Project Management.

MGT - Leadership online. MGT - Grammar and Proofreading. MGT - Principles of Supervision. MGT - Leadership Dynamics. MGT - Emotional Intelligence. MGT - Writing Skills: MGT - Front Desk. MGT - Stress Management. Ann's Strategic Planning R.

MGT - Professional Etiquette. MGT - Leading People. MGT - Intergenerational Comm. MGT - Employment Law. MGT - Dealing Effectively: MGT - Team Building. MGT - Time Management. MGT - Aspects of Leadership. MGT - Performance Standards. MGT - Dynamics of Choice. MGT - Principles of Management. MGT - Personnel Management. MGT - Managing Org. MGT - After the Plan: MGT - Conquering Clutter. MGT - Conflict Resolution. MGT - Manage Conflict: MGT - Transitioning to Supervisor.

MGT - Introduction to Business. MGT - Managerial Writing. MGT - Finance and Accounting: MGT - Presentation Success. MGT - Improving Communication: MGT - Organizational Leadership. MGT - Conflict Management. MGT - Intro to Mediation. MGT - Succession Mgmt: MGT - Intro to Compensation. MGT - Paytrain Fundamentals. MGT - Paytrain Mastery. MGT - Purchasing Fundamentals. MGT - Busn Side: MGT - Public Speaking. MGT - Writing for Professionals.

MGT - Mrkt Yourself: MGT - Manufacturing Fundamentals. MGT - Effective Communications. MGT - Negotiation Basics. MSE - Networking Essentials. MSE - Microsoft Exchange. MUS - Music Appreciation.

MUS - Music Appreciation: MUS - French Horn. MUS - Highland Bagpiping. MUS - Your Guide: MUS - Vinyl Exam: OCC - Auto Tech: OCC - Motorcycle Safety: OCC - Introductory Automotive. OCC - Child Development: OCC - Women Aboard.

OCC - Intro to Navigation: OCC - Event Planning. OCC - Car Detailing. OCC - Intermediate Locksmithing. OCC - Personal Hygiene: OCC - X Certification. Auto Body, Level 2. OCC - Estimating for Profit. OCC - Effective Communication. OCC - Intro to S. OCU - Safe Locks: OCU - Rses Controls: OCU - Rses Refrigeration: OCU - Electrical Repair: OCU - Plumbing Repair: OCU - Bulb Planting.

OCU - Spring Plnt: OCU - Basic Electricity. OCU - Rses Electric: Intro Craft Skills 1. Intro to Craft Skills 2. OCU - Plumbing Basics. OCU - Estimating for Profit. OFC - Introduction to Keyboarding. OFC - Writing for the Office. OFC - Communication Skills. OFC - English for the Office. OFC - Secretarial Techniques.

OFC - Keyboarding for Microcomputers. OFC - Fundamentals of Supervision an. OFC - Introduction to Quickbooks. OFC - Payroll Accounting. OFC - Micro Keyboarding: OFC - Grammar Refresher. OFC - Accounting Fundamentals. OFC - Bookkeeping I. OFC - Contractors Quickbooks OFC - Keyboarding for Success. OFC - Keyboarding for Pc. OFC - Office Etiquette. OFC - Payroll in Quickbooks PHO - Photoshop Elements 9.

PHO - Photoshop Elements PHO - Photoshop Elements 8. PHO - Introduction to Lightroom 4. PHO - Digital Photo: PHO - Introduction to Lightroom 5. RES - Re Prin. RES - Fundmamentals for the 1st Time. RES - Smart Growth. RES - Environmental Hazards: RES - Negotiation Techniques. RES - Fair Housing c. RES - Environmental Hazards f. RES - Negotiation Techniques d,f. RES - Principles Review. RES - Real Estate: RES - Homeowners Association: It's Effect on R E Lic.

SCI - Virology and Superbugs. SKB - Introduction to Screenwriting. SKB - Math for Adults. SKB - Preparing for the S. SKB - Algebra Review. SKB - Expressive Writing. SKB - Pleasures of Poetry.

SKB - Writing for Children. SKB - Travel Writing. SKB - Teaching Math: SKB - Teaching Science: SKB - Autobiographical Writing. SKB - Teach Writing: SKB - Response to Strat: SKB - Creating Characters 1. SKB - Team Building: SKB - Publish a Book: SKB - Writing Essentials. SKB - Romance Writing. SKB - Praxis 1 Test: SKB - Praxis Core: SKB - Train the Trainer. SKB - Mystery Writing. SKB - Business Writing. SKB - Math Refresher. SKB - Introduction to Powerpoint. SKB - 10 Ways: SKB - Mgt Skills: SKB - Culinary Arts.

SKB - Math Review. SKB - Driver Education. SKB - Wrtr's Guide: SKB - Wrkplc Comm: SKB - Hosptiality 1: SPP - Introduction to Computers and. SPP - Steps to Success. SPP - Scrapbook Artist. SPP - Handcrafted Jewelry. SPP - Water Aerobics. SPP - Line Dancing.

SPP - Reading Essentials. SPP - Introduction to Yoga.

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