Jan 22, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

HIMT 1308 - Introduction to Health-Related Professions

Credit hours: 3

Prerequisites: Pre- and corequisites should be defined by individual institutions and must be courses from General Education Requirements - Core and Major Field Core Courses. 

Course Description:
This course is designed for students who are interested in exploring, planning, and preparing for a career as a health care practitioner.  The course presents the essential information that students need to make an informed decision about health care disciplines they would like to pursue that best matches their individual interests, skills, and abilities.  Course materials and student assignments will develop the student’s awareness of the demands and expectations of health care professionals, including technical, ethical, legal, and professional competencies.   

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. distinguish roles and responsibilities of various health professions careers                   
  2. summarize legal and ethical principles of healthcare
  3. identify skill standards for various healthcare professions