Principles of Health Science A/B

With an engaging and interactive instructional approach, the Principles of Health Science course provides students with a comprehensive overview of health science topics and careers. Health science professionals are in increasing demand, and this course is an effective way to introduce students to a wide array of health science careers. Students will learn about the history of health care in the United States, job opportunities in the five healthcare systems, the qualifications and skills required to work in the healthcare sector, and factors that are important in a workplace environment such as communication skills, knowledge of laws and ethics related to health care, and knowledge of health and wellness. Additionally, the course covers medical terminology, human anatomy, homeostasis, and different stages of human life.