2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Oct 03, 2023  
2023-2024 College Catalog

AHS 101 - Careers in Health Care

Credits: 3
Lab/Lecture: Three lecture.

Presents an introduction to the breadth and health care providers and supportive roles in today’s rapidly diversifying health care industry.
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
  1. examine the varied educational levels, programs, and sites preparing health care givers today;
  2. discuss the legal and ethical  implications of a health career;
  3. critique ways in which changes in the health care industry are changing the roles of care givers;
  4. identify work habits and job skills important in the health care industry;
  5. describe how academic subjects apply in the workplace;
  6. identify strategies for protecting one’s own health while caring for those who are ill;
  7. compare and contrast the varied settings within which health care is provided;
  8. dialogue with clinical providers and members of the support team;
  9. complete a computerized and interactive career skills and interests inventory.

Prerequisite(s): RDG 099  , placement test score, or consent from instructor