2020-2021 Accelerated Undergraduate Catalog

HCM 105 Introduction to Health Sciences

This course will equip the student with a widespread knowledge of healthcare careers as they develop the basic skills required in all health and medical sciences. In addition to learning the key elements of the U.S. healthcare system, students will be exposed to pathologies; diagnostic and clinical procedures; therapeutic interventions; and the fundamentals of medical emergency care. Throughout the course, instructional activities emphasize safety, professionalism, accountability, and efficiency for workers within the healthcare field. (3 credits)