College of Health Professions

MUSC only
BHS-380: Human Resource Management
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Richard Hernandez)
This course is an overview of human resource management principles and practices applied to the health care delivery system.
MUSC only
BHS-447: Biomedical Ethics
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Margaret Martin)
Faculty will present pertinent selections from literature, ethics, values, and philosophy as it relates to the delivery of patient care. This is in conjunction with a study of law as applied to the allied health field, with particular reference to liability, recording, confidentiality, and the release of information. This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Dr. Margaret Martin).
MUSC only
BHS-455: Managing Health Information
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Margaret Martin)
An introduction to health information management from the perspective of control and management of information resources includes strategic information systems planning, integration and maintenance of organizational information technologies and coordination of policies and procedure for technology acquisition implementation and operation. This course is also designed to develop skills in problem identification assessment of needs and evaluation of objectives. Emphasis is on collection, organization, and interpretation of information as needed for the design, planning, and evaluation of health care programs. Students will develop a proposal incorporating principles of planning and evaluation. This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Dr. Margaret Martin).
MUSC only
BHS-456: Health Data Analysis
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Margaret Martin)
This course is a continuation of BHS-455, Managing Health Information. It is designed to give students experience in analyzing and completing health information projects; data design and collection; clinical performance measurement; data presentation; and reading and understanding professional, statistical publications. Both qualitative and quantitative data analysis and inferential analysis are included in class activities. This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Dr. Margaret Martin). Prerequisite: BHS-455.
MUSC only
BHS-470: Professional Seminar
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Margaret Martin)
Using a seminar approach with interactive and reflective activities, entering students become oriented to the academic program and consider its role in their career development. Consideration of their learning characteristics and those of adult learners is included. Students focus on academic skills assessment and strategies, explore the value of the liberal arts, and build an academic plan of study which integrates personal and professional goals and serves as the guide to completing their degree program. This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Dr. Margaret Martin).
CSD-605: Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland)
This course introduces students to the discipline of communication science and the profession of speech-language pathology. The course includes exposure to the nature of human communication, theories of communication disorder causation, and approaches to disorder remediation. Clinical demonstrations, observations of clinical sessions, and interactions with people with impaired communication are used to illustrate and highlight the information that is presented in course lectures. The course also includes an independent study medical terminology module.
MUSC only
HAP-540: Microcomputers and Network Applications
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Karen A. Wager)
This introductory course provides students with the opportunity to learn a variety of microcomputer applications including database management, spreadsheet, and presentation-building applications. Students also learn how to integrate these applications. Additional attention is given to accessing information through MUSC\'s article indexes and the Internet. Students are also introduced to basic network concepts and communication systems. This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructors (Dr. Karen A. Wager or Dr. Fran Lee).
MUSC only
HAP-630: Systems Analysis and Design
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Karen A. Wager)
This course provides the student with a fundamental understanding of the systems development life cycle, particularly as it relates to the design, development and implementation of health information systems. The role of strategic information systems planning in developing health information networks is emphasized. Students also gain hands on experience in using various data and process modeling tools. This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Dr. Karen A. Wager).
MUSC only
HAP-695: Health Data Content
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Karen A. Wager)
This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Dr. Karen A. Wager).
MUSC only
HAP-700: Health Data-Analysis for Decision Making
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Karen A. Wager)
This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Dr. Karen A. Wager).
MUSC only
RS-501: Neuroscience
(College of Health Professions: Ms. Lisa K. Saladin)
This course will provide rehabilitation sciences students with the opportunity to thoroughly examine the structure and function of the human nervous system with emphasis on functional considerations related to clinical practice. This course will include a study of microscopic and macroscopic anatomical components of the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems with emphasis on the organization of functional systems. The neurophysiological principles which are related to neural transmission and function of the various structures and systems will also be examined. Signs and symptoms related to various pathological conditions affecting the nervous system will be emphasized and students will be expected to correlate the clinical manifestations with the anatomical location of the pathology. This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Ms. Lisa Saladin).
MUSC only
RS-616: Human Anatomy (HAOnline 2.2)
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Thierry Bacro)
A collaboration between Dr. Thierry Bacro of the MUSC College of Health Professions and the MUSC Library. This newer version of Human Anatomy Online corrects a number of errors with the original program, is speedier, and works with a variety of browsers including both Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer. This version lacks the \"Practice Practical\" and \"Practical Exam\" sections available in the original version.
MUSC only
RS-616: Human Anatomy (WebCT)
(College of Health Professions: Dr. Thierry Bacro)
Used in collaboration with HAOnline, this site allows for discussion and interaction between the students and the Instructor as well as supplemental materials for the course. This course requires a password to enter. For more information, please contact the course instructor (Dr. Thierry Bacro).
MUSC only
RS-620: Clinical Pathophysiology
(College of Health Professions: Mr. Jack Thomas)
The purpose of the Clinical Pathophysiology is to acquaint rehabilitation sciences students with pathological changes in human function that lead to and are associated with various diseases. Understanding diseases and pathologically altered function forms an important component to evaluation, treatment, and the rehabilitation process.