Introduction to Health Careers I

Credits: 2

This course will familiarize students with the historical, philosophical, and social foundations of various health care careers. Students will explore career options within the fields of allied health. Course content is designed to provide glimpses into a variety of aspects of health careers, to promote discussion, and to encourage critical reflection and self-exploration. The major course topics will guide students in exploring the influences of legal and ethical influences on health careers and how these influences impact what is done in the profession today.