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Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
OLRN1970 Abnormal Psychology

Description: Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Psychology

Emphasis is on the study of signs and symptoms of the major mental illnesses, including bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia and personality disorders. Additionally, there are discussions about eating and sleeping disorders, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
SOCS1260 Behaviour Management and Crisis Intervention

Description: This course is intended to teach students how to effectively respond to clients who are exposed to stress and uncertainty within a helping profession. Students will study effective strategies and techniques for the management of conflicts and communications in stressful situations. Best practices in care-giving situations will be studied, along with the impact of personal values, intuitional settings, and other factors on dysfunctional behaviour. Self-care and self-evaluation of the care giver is emphasized.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1105 Dental Terminology

Description: Develop sound knowledge of dental terms, with an emphasis on anatomy, disease terms, and instrumentation. Terminology specific to infection control, pain management, tooth restorations, prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, pedodontics, and malocclusion is included.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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36 Yes Details
OLRN1220 Developmental Psychology

Description: Using a developmental psychology lens this course focuses on providing students with an opportunity to improve understanding of self. Through personal reflection students will examine the human lifespan from conception and prenatal development through old age and death. Students will gain understanding and perspective of their development across physical, cognitive, social and personality contexts. Examination of fundamental theories, historical arguments/perspectives and current issues provide opportunity for critical thinking and application of influences to one's development within the student's life.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1037 Health Assessment Theory Review for Nurses

Description: This course is designed to help the RN or RPN acquire the knowledge and critical skills required to develop and perform a complete health assessment. Assessment of each body system will include transcultural and lifespan considerations. Students will review methods of obtaining and recording a holistic health assessment including a health history, and physical and psychosocial assessments. There will be review of screening tools for the assessment of domestic violence, mental status, nutritional status, and pain. NOTE – there is no lab component to this course.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1267 Human Anatomy and Physiology

Description: Diploma level anatomy and physiology course designed for students in Health Sciences or Health Care programs. Students will have the opportunity to study the human body and apply the knowledge through assignments, projects and class discussions. Students should plan on at least 10-15 hours per week for this course.
Hours: 60
Credits: 4
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60 Yes Details
OLRN1020 Human Sexuality

Description: This course comprises an analysis of human sexuality drawing on historical, theoretical, cross cultural, and life cycle perspectives of sexual attitudes, behaviours, development, and experiences using a Canadian cultural lens. Selected topics may include, gender relations, body image, sexual diversity, arousal and response, mating, dating, and interpersonal attraction, interpersonal communication, sex education, sexual health or risk, and issues of power or intimacy.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1500 Introduction to Pharmacology

Description: This course will provide an introductory examination of pharmacology and expand your knowledge base on a variety of drugs and interactions. Students will examine drug legislation, pharmacological actions and come to understand the responsibility of dispensing drugs. This is not an applied medication course.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1057 Introduction To Psychology

Description: In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides you with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and the nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1630 Medical Conditions for Medical Office Professionals

Description: This course introduces the student to important concepts related to human diseases. The most common diseases and disorders of each body system are presented along with a review of the anatomy and physiology pertinent to the content. Additionally, the effects of aging on the system and the relationship of aging to disease are presented. This course is open to people currently employed in health related areas or to those who hope to do so in the future.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1582 Medical Keyboarding

Description: This is NOT a learn to type course. This course is designed to familiarize the user with beginning medical keyboarding, advanced keyboarding, medical language, grammatical and office skills. It includes case histories, a variety of medical reports, technical terminology and timed writings. These exercises will help the learner increase their knowledge of terms they will encounter on-the-job, and will improve their keyboarding speed and accuracy. A very brief introduction to Medical Transcription is included. This course is a prerequisite for the Beginning Medical Transcription course.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1643 Medical OHIP Billing

Description: This course is designed to provide the student with the basic principles of efficient Health Claim Billing in Ontario. The student will learn how to use the Schedule of Benefits and Preambles of the Ministry of Health, as well as be introduced to computerized billing. Students require good typing skills and some computer knowledge.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1640 or OLRN1641
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1955 Medical Terminology - Level 2 (Pronunciation)

Description: This course has been designed for medical office professionals to concentrate on the pronunciation and verbalization of medical terminology that was learned in the first level of Medical Terminology. Students will listen to audio files to learn the pronunciation of medical terms involving all body systems. Assessment of the student's ability to pronounce medical terms will be done through audio files recorded by the student and submitted for evaluation. Required: speakers, microphone and excellent spoken English
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1641
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36 Yes Details
OLRN1700 Pharmacology for Medical Office Professionals

Description: Course will assist in developing an understanding of how drugs work, drug classifications, methods of administration and the major drug groups affecting the various body systems. This course is open to people currently employed or aspiring to employment in health related areas.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
OLRN1074 Stress, Wellness and Nutrition

Description: Stress can play a significant role in people's professional lives. Learning how to deal with stress is vital to long term health. While stress alone does not cause disease, it triggers molecular changes throughout the body that make people more susceptible to many illnesses. In this course, students will gain an understanding of the importance of how to deal with both positive and negative stress in their lives. By using wellness perspectives, each student will gain more insight into how he or she can control both internal and external stressors.

Working in careers that have high critical stress componentscan eventually lead to fatique and burnout. Professionals who work in law enforcement and emergency response will be able to relate all class content to actual workplace experiences. Emphasis will be placed on learning to deal with stress in a positive manner, such as exercise, nutrition and adequate sleep.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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42 Yes Details
OLRN1850 Understanding Medical Tests for Medical Office Staff

Description: Designed for medical office professionals to assist in developing an understanding of common medical tests related to a wide variety of body systems. Knowledge in the area of medical testing will help students to educate the patient in relation to the description and purpose of the test, preparation of the patient before the test, with care during and after the test, and expected results. Risks, complications, and special concerns are covered.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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36 Yes Details
OLRN1860 Understanding Surgical Procedures for Medical Office Staff

Description: Recommended Prerequisite: Medical Terminology
This course has been designed for medical office professionals to assist in developing an understanding of common surgical procedures related to a wide variety of body systems. Knowledge in the area of surgical procedures will help the student to educate the patient prior to and after surgery, what to anticipate, and expected results. This course is open to people currently employed in health related areas or hope to do so in the future.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
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36 Yes Details
OLRN1448 Working and Communicating in a Medical Setting

Description: Learn theory and techniques for successful verbal and non-verbal communication and effective work skills, including communication systems, ethical behaviour, confidentiality, stress and time management, hospital organization, human relations.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites:
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36 Yes Details

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