These courses are designed to develop healthcare specific knowledge and skills, both academic and technical, necessary for transition to clinical or work-based experiences in healthcare.
The foundational standards incorporate anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, communication, legal and ethical practices, safety and infection control. Content provides the foundation that will enable them to make informed decision about their career objectives.
Students learn the skill of obtaining vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, respirations, and temperature. Student assessment will be based on group work, individual completion of assignments, written reports, tests and selected skill performances.
This junior level course is year long.