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Foundations for Healthcare Careers

Course number : AHE-316    Section Number : A3BP
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Learn important healthcare concepts and professional career development skills to prepare for working in a healthcare setting. Students are introduced to medical terminology, the current healthcare system structure and essential concepts such as HIPAA, documentation and medical records, patient rights, cultural competency, workplace professionalism, healthcare ethics and legal responsibilities, environmental safety, infection control and first aid. Communication skills are practiced with focus on customer service and interpersonal communication concepts. Gain professional development skills in successful résumé and application writing, interviewing, and gaining and maintaining employment. Prerequisite: Students must either validate previous successful completion of a college reading course (C or above) or pass the College's Reading Accuplacer test prior to registration. To validate a college reading course, attach a copy of your transcript to your registration. To take the Reading Accuplacer test, call the Admissions Office at 410-386-8430. When taking the test, identify yourself as a Continuing Education student and indicate the course you are taking. Offered in partnership with Frederick Community College.

Class Details

9 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Frederick Community College

* Frederick Community College 

CEUs : 3.6



Please read:  Location: Frederick Community College/Monroe Center room MC127. This course requires a textbook purchased from Frederick Community College. Please click the bookstore link below, no sooner than three weeks prior to the start of your class, for current edition information.

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Registration Closes On
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/25/2020 - 3/24/2020 Weekly - Tue, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Frederick, Frederick Community College  Map * Frederick Community College