Nov 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Careers Certificate: Health Careers Pathways (EK55)


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Campus contact for this program:
Professor Sandra Barnes, SBarnes@hcc.commnet.edu

Certificate

This program is designed to assist the students to achieve success in health care programs. Students will be provided with the foundation necessary for health care professions. Credits from this program may be applied toward health care program requirements within Connecticut’s Community College System. However, completion of this program does not guarantee an automatic acceptance into any health care program. Students are responsible for verifying specific requirements for their program of interest.

Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate competence in written and oral communication.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, logical reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Effectively utilize and interpret medical terminology.
  • Identify a variety of career opportunities and roles available in health care professions.
  • Meet most requirements for entrance into health care programs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of psychological principles and how they relate to the health care field.
  • Use and apply scientific methods.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:


Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Total Credits: 28


NOTE: Please read Expectations for Student Use of Computers in Courses here.

1 Students who hold certain credit-bearing allied health program courses or certification in certain non-credit allied health programs may be exempt. See advisor.

2 Consult your advisor to select a course with prefix BIO, CHE, PHY,  MED or SUR. 

3 See advisor.

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