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Health Careers (HLTH)
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The Health Careers Program is a health science technology program designed primarily for high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in the health care field. It provides entry-level coursework and CNA certification for entry into higher level health careers programs.

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SU2014
FA2014
HLT 1201
Health Careers Orientation
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2
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Designed to assist students in the development of their self-concept and in matching personal abilities to a tentative career choice. Content will provide in-depth information into health careers, the occupational and educational opportunities and the attitudinal requirements needed by health care workers.

HLT 1202
Health Careers Related Skills
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This course is designed to provide a core of knowledge related to skills utilized in many health occupations. The student will develop cognitive and affective skills necessary for a foundation for entry-level skills utilized in health care facilities. PREREQUISITE: Concurrent enrollment in HLT 1201 Health Careers Orientation or consent of instructor.

HLT 1203
Health Careers I
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2
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This course will include those skills that would enable a person to give proper immediate care to those who have been injured or suddenly become ill, until competent medical care can be obtained. It will include how to recognize a serious medical emergency and knowledge of how to get help. First aid skills and cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills will be emphasized. Demonstration of skills will be required for completion of the course. PREREQUISITE: HLT 1201 Health Careers Orientation or consent of instructor.

HEA 1225
Introduction to Medical Terminology
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3
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This course introduces common root words, prefixes, and suffixes used in medical terminology. Emphasis is placed on comprehension, spelling, pronunciation, ability to use a medical dictionary, vocabulary building, and common abbreviations.

Term Total
9
Semester 2
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SU2014
FA2014
HEA 1203
Basic Nurse Assistant Training Program
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7
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Health care skills for supporting and assisting individuals and families are introduced. This course meets the Illinois Department of Public Health's nursing aide certification requirements.

Term Total
7
Program Total
16


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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