HLTH 123 provides an opportunity for students to discover their suitability for a career in direct client care and clinical medicine. Personal and cultural values and practices, professional conduct, and team-based care will be explored. In depth study will focus on medical terminology, common illnesses, interviewing patients, clinical cases, health care service models, workforce, and provider organizations. Safety/OSHA/HIPPA, CPR/AED certification, payor systems, and health ethics. Concepts and skills learned will be supplemented with site visits to healthcare facilities and guest lectures from selected healthcare professionals.
Student Learning Outcomes Are:
- Explain the relationship, interplay and trust between patients and providers;
- Distinguish different levels of healthcare, types of care, healthcare workforce and provider organizations;
- Perform skill sets pertaining to patient-centered care;
- Communicate effectively in written and verbal forms.