CURRICULAR GUIDE

Health Unit Clerk/Coordinator
Certificate of Completion

Curriculum Code: 1014  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2003)

This certificate curriculum prepares individuals for entry-level positions as
health unit clerks and will provide a basic knowledge of word building, use,
pronunciation, and spelling of medical terms. It will also introduce the student
to basic health care unit coordinator skills such as communication, computer
skills, assertiveness, chart forms, admissions, transfers, discharges, death and
dying, pharmacology, laboratory test, transcribing physician orders, and job
application skills.
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Nursing Careers Department, Gannon Vocational-Technical Building,
Room 1750, telephone number (517) 483-1410.

REQUIREMENTS                                                  TOTAL: 9 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CHSE 120    Medical Terminology                                              4
CHSE 132    Health Unit Coordinator                                          5

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                    9

1.    A minimum grade of 2.5 is required in all courses for successful
      completion of this certificate.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help
with adjustments.
I                 II
CHSE 120          CHSE 132