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HO 101
Success in Healthcare Careers


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Prepare to master difficult concepts that require critical thinking in the healthcare field. Students will be able to succeed through practice of written, oral and electronic communications used in the health science courses and workforce. This course is specifically targeted to students with emerging English participating in the Health Care Bridge Program. However, enrollment is not limited to this specific population. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in READ 088 and ENGL 087; or instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify and exemplify appropriate examples of written, oral, non- verbal communication techniques used in health care settings. This also includes listening skills.
  • Demonstrate understanding of both written and oral communication utilized in information gathering in health care settings.
  • Utilize positive/assertive language and behavior in interactions with teachers, patients, families and healthcare team members.
  • Demonstrate navigational skills in using textbooks and reference material/Internet used in the Health Science courses.
  • Integrate and demonstrate the problem solving process in written, oral coursework.
  • Process critical thinking questions and scenarios in preparation for Health Science testing and Board Certifications.
  • Demonstrate the application of study and survival skills related to course work and workforce.

  • Course Topics
  • Success for Health Sciences courses
  • Planning care using Maslow’s Hierarchy
  • Assessing and Planning care in real life situations
  • Collecting/assessing data including: internet, textbooks, and medical records
  • Data collection for college course work
  • Communication for health related oral and written reports
  • Critical thinking skills in real life situations
  • Critical thinking skills for test taking
  • Profiles for successful health science students

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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.