Principles of Health Science A / B
This is a two-semester Course. In the first-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the five systems related to health care: diagnostic, therapeutic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems. This course will cover the history of health care in the United States, job opportunities in the five healthcare systems, the qualifications and skills required to work in the healthcare sector, and factors that are important in a workplace environment such as communication skills, knowledge of laws and ethics related to health care, and knowledge of nutrition principles. The second-semester is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the human body systems and learn career skills related to health care. This course will cover medical terminology, human anatomy, homeostasis, and different stages of development in the human lifespan. It also covers desirable personal qualities and professional skills for the healthcare sector.