BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Preparing for Health Occupations


Paper Course

$ 163.00

Instructor: Diane Doerr Shepherd Gardner BA
Credits: 0.50

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This health occupations course gives an overview of the different areas associated with health sciences and health technology. It covers health-care systems and trends, careers, ethics, terminology and basic anatomy, diversity, nutrition, job-seeking skills, and resume writing. This course is a preparatory class for students who are interested in a profession as a health-care worker. In addition, it is good preparation for anyone interested in working in the medical field, public health, safety, etc.

Course Content:

1. Health Care Systems and Concepts
2. Health Care Careers
3. Law and Ethics
4. Medical Terminology
5. Body Systems
6. People and Culture
7. Infection Control and Safety
8. General Principles of Nutrition

Paper Courses:

Assignments for this course can be submitted online or by mail, email, or fax. If you do not have reliable internet access the optional course packet includes bubble sheets to be mailed.
Required Materials Cost
   Occup 014 - CD     Included in tuition
   Printed Course Packet     Included in tuition