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HO 101
Survey of Healthcare Careers


Credits: 2
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

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Lecture Hours:20


Description
HO 101 Survey of Healthcare Careers is both an exploration of potential healthcare-related fields of study and how to succeed in preparing for specific healthcare professional programs. This course reviews educational requirements and availability of programs leading to starting a career as a healthcare professional. Profiles of successful health science students will be examined, with a focus on communication, problem solving and survival skills in training and in the workforce.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe the behavioral profile of a successful healthcare professional.
  • List personal traits and attitudes desirable in a member of the healthcare team.
  • Collect and summarize data about specific healthcare careers.
  • Compare and contrast careers within the health science career pathways (diagnostic services, therapeutic services, health informatics, support services or biotechnology research and development).
  • Differentiate the required levels of education and credentialing requirements for specific healthcare professions.
  • Evaluate employment trends in healthcare related jobs using publicly available databases.
  • Demonstrate the application of study and survival skills related to course work and workforce.

  • Course Topics
  • Behavioral profiles of successful healthcare professionals.
  • Data collection for healthcare related careers.
  • Employability skills in healthcare careers.
  • Health Science Career Pathways (diagnostic services, therapeutic services, health informatics, support services or biotechnology research and development).
  • Education level for healthcare careers.
  • Credentialing requirements for healthcare professions.
  • Employment trends in healthcare related jobs.

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.