Health Sciences Broad Field

HLTH 1101 - Intro Health Professions

Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course provides the opportunity to explore allied health professions and will prepare the students with the necessary knowledge and skills to make an informed decision in choosing a health field program of study. The students will learn about the requirements, roles and responsibilities of various occupations in the health field through faculty presentations, resource exploration and interviews. Students will explore the various ethical, legal and financial factors influencing the healthcare system and the settings where health professionals are employed. Students will be encouraged to further their knowledge in a particular health career through participation in a shadowing experience or interview of a health professional.

Prerequisite(s):

None

Lec/Lab/OJT:

3/0/0

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