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AHS 111

Introduction to Patient Care Skills & Health Career Exploration
3 Credits Fall HF

Employs a care based learning methodology through life-sized simulation and explores a variety of career options with common basic skills related to health care occupations. Students will learn vital signs, sterile techniques, handling of body fluids, and a basic introduction to: body mechanics, proper chart documentation; ethics; professionalism; cultural diversity; communication skills; internet exploration techniques; and career exploration related to health care occupations. Two lecture hours and two lab hours per week.

Skills prerequisite: ENG 010
Skills co-requisite: ENG 020 and ENG 060 or permission of the instructor.