During this class, students will receive basic instruction in skills required in any health care setting. The students will receive an understanding of the health industry and it's various career paths, both traditional and nontraditional. Competency based areas include medical law and ethics, communications, medical terminology, medical math. Instruction and practice will be provided in basic skills used in most health care settings, including specific skills such as the documentation skills, computer input and retrieval skills, understanding of quality control and quality assurance, universal precautions, workplace safety and infection control. Career preparation skills will include career search as well as finding the "right" career, job seeking skills, keeping a job, professionalism, stress management and time management.
Dec, 31 1969 to Dec, 31 1969