Health Science 2 A / B

This two-semester course is intended to help you understand the skills required to achieve success in modern-day careers related to health care.  This course will cover diverse topics such as the healthcare system, diagnostic services, stress management, health informatics, medical math, and professional conduct.  Health Science 2, semester A will help you meet the following goals: Describe the healthcare system and analyze how multidisciplinary teams collaborate to provide quality health care. Discuss the career and advancement opportunities in therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, and support services, and in the field of biotechnology. Identify communication skills essential for healthcare professionals, such as leadership, critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, and conflict resolution. Discuss the various stress management techniques for healthcare workers and patients. Discuss the qualities that are required for professional conduct and the ways to maintain healthy personal and professional relationships. Describe dealing with cultural diversity with sensitivity to provide quality healthcare to diverse ethnic groups. Discuss technology and appropriate procedures for gathering, filing, and reporting information in the field of healthcare. Demonstrate how precise mathematical calculations are essential in health care.  Health Science 2, Semester B will cover various topics in health science, such as infection control, medical and surgical equipment, disease prevention, and rehabilitative care.  This course will help you meet the following goals: Discuss the scope of practice appropriate for patient care in the different healthcare pathways. Examine standards, ethics, and laws, and patients’ rights regarding their health care in the United States. Analyze elements of, and guidelines for, infection control and hygiene in health care. Analyze the need for safe, sterilized medical and surgical equipment in healthcare organizations. Analyze safe waste management techniques and measures to ensure environmental safety in health care. Examine disease prevention strategies, healthy behaviors, and wellness strategies for healthcare professionals and patients. Examine the principles of body mechanics and ergonomics to avoid injury. Examine how to handle emergency situations in health care. Examine the role of rehabilitative care in health care. Examine the techniques involved in, and benefits of, movement and massage therapies. Trace the history and examine the techniques in, and benefits of, Indian and Chinese medicine. 2 Discuss the remedies rooted in different cultures and traditions



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