Health Occupations I

HEALTH OCCUPATIONS I NUMBER:  7810F, 7810S

CREDITS/SEMESTERS: 1.0 credit/2 semesters GRADUATION REQUIREMENT:  CAWL

LEVEL: 9-12  PREREQUISITE: none

CAN COURSE BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT: No DUAL CREDIT: n/a

 

This course takes a deeper dive into the world of healthcare. It allows for deeper exploration of various health careers. Topics include: types of healthcare, healthcare ethics, workplace safety, ergonomics, stress management, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), infection prevention, bloodborne pathogens, and communication/professionalism in healthcare. This class will also introduce students to common medical equipment. Students who successfully complete this class will obtain their basic life support/CPR/First Aid certification through American Heart Association (AHA).