BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Preparing for Health Occupations



$ 156.00

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:

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

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.