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NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Therapeutic Services (1385)

Formerly Therapeutic Services (1185)
Course Category: 
Location: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.
Length: 
Varies.
Dates: 
September 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: apply professional standards when interacting with patients and families; identify and interpret medical terminology; maintain appropriate infection controls procedures; apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology; collect, document, and analyze appropriate patient information to develop appropriate therapeutic responses; assist in planning and implementing patient treatment plans; observe, monitor, and report patient status and respond appropriately; demonstrate proper procedures for positioning, transporting and transferring patients; apply reading, writing, mathematical, and science skills in a health sciences career environment;  describe the relationship, roles, and responsibilities among health care professionals; analyze the impact on health care systems based on changes in technology, epidemiology, managed care, etc.; apply appropriate laws, regulations, and industry standards to health care situations; identify ethical issues and demonstrate ethical behavior in health care situations; communicate with patients using appropriate language and level, including using appropriate techniques for communicating with special needs patients (e.g., hard of hearing); Apply listening skills and interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors to enhance communication with coworkers and patients; Interpret and use tables, charts, and figures to support written and oral communication; Use work processing, presentation software, and email applications to prepare communications; Use spreadsheet and database applications to manage and communicate data and information; Use problem solving and critical thinking skills to locate credible sources of information about problems and determine appropriate methods for investigating causes; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to determine root causes of problems and to suggest and evaluate solutions; apply leadership qualities to improve the quality of work and the work environment; work effectively in a team environment to improve the quality of work and the work environment; identify and practice appropriate safety and health procedures for health care occupations; demonstrate appropriate emergency and first aid knowledge and procedures for health care occupations; identify and practice appropriate environmental procedures for health care occupations; demonstrate appropriate workplace behavior related to a career in health sciences; and pursue career development skills to advance in health science careers.

Instruction: 

NOCTI and NBS exams assess  individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Therapeutic Services (11/13) (11/18 revalidation).

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