Health Occupations

Health Science Foundation Credential

HOC 62 Skill Set for the Health Care Professional (2 units)

This course is an introduction of the concepts and skills that serve as a foundation for the health care professions. Topics include hygiene and safety, infection control, basic client monitoring and basic first aid, therapeutic communication and basic health documentation.

HOC 63 Basic Medical Terminology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for the HealthCare Professional (2 units)

This basic medical language course will discuss common diseases and injuries and their pharmacological treatment using medical terminology in English and Spanish, when appropriate.

HOC 64 Cultural and Legal Topic for Health Care Professionals (1 units)

This course provides an overview of the concepts of health and illness, cultural diversity and legal issues that affect the health care professional

HOC 65 Fundamentals for the Health Care Professional (2.5 units)

This course explores career options in the health care industry, healthy behavior for health care workers ,work ethics, professional resumes and interviewing skills and personality traits of a health care professional. There will be an externship during which area employers will introduce students to direct and indirect patient care opportunities.

HOC 49

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