Dec 05, 2023  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AH 103 - Introduction to Healthcare

5 Credits
This course is designed to give students interested in allied health careers the opportunity to explore the basic concepts surrounding professions related to this field. Instruction includes an introduction to basic medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, healthcare occupational clusters, healthcare careers, CPR, first aid, blood borne pathogens, HIV training, medical ethics and communications.

Course Outcomes
  1. Discuss the roles of various health care professionals in the current health care delivery system.
  2. Identify career clusters from RTC allied health programs.
  3. Describe the basic concepts of introductory medical terms, anatomy and physiology.
  4. Define professionalism and the rights and responsibilities of the healthcare professional.
  5. Discuss how diversity equity and inclusion impacts patient care.
  6. Explain the importance of interpersonal communication in the healthcare setting, both oral and written.
  7. List and explain the purposes of medical documentation.
  8. Understand HIPAA and PHI.