2013-2014 Catalog

HIMS 1111 Healthcare Careers

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the healthcare field. Topics include healthcare delivery systems, history of healthcare, careers in healthcare, personal qualities of healthcare workers, principles of teamwork, time management, human growth and development, cultural diversity, safety issues, and computer technology in healthcare settings. Current issues in healthcare are addressed in order to enrich students' understanding and breadth of knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system and the roles and functions of various healthcare professionals.