• INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH PROFESSIONS – CB1231 (Students will be transported to Wilco Career Center)

    Length of Course: 

    One Year 

    Credit: 

    2.5 Credits

    Grade Placement: 

    12

    Prerequisite:

    Appropriate orientation courses and career interest 

    State Code:

    14002A002

    Course Description: This course is an overview of the healthcare industry, including medical ethics and law, trends in health care, and exploration of career options. It includes an introduction to medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, vital sign measurement, math for conversions, standard precautions training, basic cardiac life support skills and first aid. The goal of the course is to assist students in making an informed choice about health care occupations and learn basic skills related to all facets of the healthcare industry. Dual credit available through the College of DuPage: Health Sciences 1100 and 1110 and Physical Education 2254, 9 credit hours. Certification may include American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR.