Course Description for Health Care Careers
Health Care Careers
This course is designed to assist students in planning and pursuit of their own career goals. Students will be provided with an introduction to the health care industry emphasizing the roles of the various health care professionals. The course investigates the wide variety of health care careers, focusing on the nature of the work, job descriptions, necessary abilities, legal and ethical responsibilities, and education preparation and credentialing. Students will learn how to gain reliable information regarding individual jobs in health care and understand impact of current trends in health care on employment opportunities. An opportunity to interface with health care professionals is provided.