The Health Sciences Major with a concentration in Pre-Occupational Therapy prepares students for graduate work in Occupational Therapy. Health Sciences majors take courses to prepare them for careers in the health sector from both the scientific and psychosocial perspectives and includes several specific concentrations.
The Health Sciences Major with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy prepares students for graduate work in Physical Therapy. Health Sciences majors take courses to prepare them for careers in the health sector from both the scientific and psychosocial perspectives and includes several specific concentrations.
The Health Sciences - Pre-nursing major concentration is the required curriculum for those who wish to pursue nursing at Limestone. The first two years provide the pre-requisite courses for applying to the BSN clinical cohort. Students who are accepted into the BSN clinical cohort will have a major change to BSN and will complete the nursing curriculum.
The Health Sciences - Pre-Athletic Training Major concentration prepares students for graduate work in the Athletic Training health professions. Health Sciences majors take courses to prepare them for careers in the health sector from both the scientific and psychosocial perspectives and includes several specific concentrations.
Health Science Generalist majors take courses to prepare them for careers in the health sector from both the scientific and psychosocial perspectives.
The Limestone Health Care Administration program prepares those pursuing a career in administrative positions in the health care industry. This program is ideal for students interested in management and administration, as well as contributing to the well-being of others.
The mission of the Master of Science in Health Informatics Program is to provide students with a graduate education that will further their careers as leaders and innovators in health informatics. The program supports its mission by offering a multidisciplinary curriculum that encourages both research-based and experiential learning.
This course will focus on significant microorganisms related to human welfare and their control. Emphasis will be on portals of entry and exit, modes of transmission, pathogenic mechanisms of infection and tissue damage, control of medically significant microorganisms, and our host defenses. The laboratory will focus on isolation, culture, identification, and control of medically-important microorganisms.
A clinical approach to the human body with emphasis on the musculoskeletal system. Topics and skills included are palpations, range of motion testing, manual muscle testing, circulation testing, and neurological testing for lower extremity,
This course explores genes and genetic expression in humans, genomic disorders, pedigree construction, screening, diagnostics, and disease management, as well as the implications for nursing healthcare professionals.
Covers principles and methods of public health and epidemiology including tenets, applications, and foci of modern public health and its integration with other health professions. Biological, behavioral, sociocultural, economic, and environmental factors associated with the etiology and distribution of disease are examined. Students will read, interpret and evaluate published epidemiologic studies.
This course introduces the students to the fundamental concepts of population-based health
promotion and the development of programs to meet those needs. It allows students to
understand the processes used in planning a health promotion program to primary populations
using the workplace, school, health care organization or community as the delivery point. In
doing so, this course integrates and applies many of the concepts learned in research, health
psychology & epidemiology and requires critical thinking, problem solving, decision making &
Provides a study of human pathological processes and their effects on homeostasis. Upon completion, students should demonstrate detailed knowledge of pathophysiologic mechanisms, including etiology, physical signs and symptoms, progression, management, and prognosis of major human diseases. A three-hour weekly laboratory emphasizes gross and histologic pathology contrasted with normal tissue.
This course provides students with foundational knowledge and skills to plan, organize, and manage health services while investigating various epidemiologic methods.