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Health Career Practices


Introduces the concepts and skills needed for a career in health care incorporating foundational theory with technical skills. The course focuses on health occupations, health settings, careers, and principles of patient care; concepts of ethics and bioethics; safety practices including infection control, personal and environmental safety, and emergency procedures and protocols; common and emerging diseases and disorders. The course consists of fundamental skills of basic care and reviews, medical math, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and first aid. Note: This course was previously listed as HPR 124.