Acquire the basic computer skills required for employment as an Allied Health professional. Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Windows, file management, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. Along with learning the basic components of the computer, students will learn to navigate the desktop; store and retrieve files; create, save and print a Word document; work with formulas and tables in an Excel spreadsheet; and create and modify an Access database. Purchase of Textbook and USB Flash Drive required. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Think like a healthcare professional! Gain the knowledge and skills you need to compete in the current job market. In this course, you will explore core competencies such as communication, infection control, and professionalism, shared by all healthcare careers. Take this opportunity to learn more about your chosen field and meet other professionals in current practice. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Make the transition from the role of a student to that of a professional in the healthcare industry. In this course, you will prepare to take on new challenges, act responsibly, and avoid the pitfalls that can prevent you from making the most of your externship. Topics include individual responsibilities, externship interviews, professional etiquette, completion requirements, and performance evaluation. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Professionalism is a state of mind. The experiences patients have with individual healthcare providers influence the perception of quality. High-quality healthcare keeps patients coming back when the need for care arises in the future. Earn recognition as a healthcare professional by exploring who you are as a person and what sets you apart from others. Topics include healthcare industry overview, work ethic and performance, personal traits and behaviors, cultural competency, employment, and career development. Textbook required and available in the College Store. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.
Participate in an individually-scheduled, forty-hour externship supervised by a physical therapist or a physical therapy assistant at a local facility. You'll get hands on experience working side by side with other members of the physical therapy team. This is an opportunity to apply the knowledge you gained in the course "Become a Physical Therapy Aide" and increase your value in a competitive job market. Topics include infection control; body mechanics; patient observation; and exercise principles for stretching, strengthening, aerobics, and range of motion. You must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or a GED to enroll. A current AHA Healthcare Provider CPR card; evidence of adequate immunization for measles, rubella, chicken pox, and mumps; seasonal flu vaccination; and negative TB skin test or negative chest x-ray reading are required before admission. Technical standards apply. Prerequisites: Foundations of Healthcare, HIPAA Compliance, Healthcare Externship Preparation, Healthcare Professionalism, Healthcare Provider CPR, Computer Basics for Allied Health, and Become a Physical Therapy Aide. Instructor approval required prior to registration. Please call 443-412-2051 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply. Transcript available.