HLTHOCC 62 Skill Set for the Healthcare Professional (2 units)
This course is an introduction of the concepts and skills that serve as a foundation for the healthcare professions. Topics include hygiene and safety, infection control, basic client monitoring and basic first aid, therapeutic communication and basic health documentation.
HLTHOCC 63 Basic Medical Terminology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for the Healthcare Professional (2 units)
This basic medical language course will discuss common diseases and injuries and their pharmacological treatment using medical terminology in English and Spanish, when appropriate.
HLTHOCC 64 Cultural and Legal Topic for Healthcare Professionals (1 units)
This course provides an overview of the concepts of health and illness, cultural diversity and legal issues that affect the healthcare professional.
HLTHOCC 65 Fundamentals for the Healthcare Professional (2.5 units)
This course explores career options in the healthcare industry, healthy behavior for healthcare workers, work ethics, professional resumes and interviewing skills and personality traits of a healthcare professional. There will be an externship during which area employers will introduce students to direct and indirect patient care opportunities.