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HPRO 100 Introduction to Healthcare • 5 Cr.

Description:

An introduction to health care delivery systems, associated career opportunities, and related trends. Looks at the industry as a whole and the integration of services and professions. Students explore career choices including educational requirements, job outlooks, governing agencies, occupational requirements, pay ranges, professional requirements, and employer expectations.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify the various types of health care delivery systems.
  • Distinguish between occupational “clusters” in health care (therapeutic, diagnostic, information services, environmental services, prevention, etc).
  • Outline a range of careers in the fields of health care, medicine, and wellness.
  • Assess your aptitude for a career in health care.
  • Conduct research into a system or career of interest to determine basic responsibilities, governing bodies, educational requirements, career paths, employment opportunities, and trends of influence.
  • Discuss the variety and integration of jobs and professions that make up health care delivery systems.
  • Identify the requirements and expectations of health care employers.
  • Identify trends and changes that may impact health care delivery systems and career choices.
  • List and define major types of services and providers in health care including private, government, voluntary, and non-profit agencies.
  • Present the results of your research to classmates including a definition of a selected profession, basic duties, educational requirements, career paths, and job outlooks.
  • Demonstrate ability to maneuver within an online learning environment.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000