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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

AHLT-101 Exploring Health Professions

Credits 1 / 1 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0.
This course introduces the student to a variety of health professions offered at MCC. Students explore each profession through class discussion and journal assignments. Each student has the opportunity to interview a health professional and report back to the class what they learned. The student will also learn about current trends in health care. This course encourages students to assume responsibility for their ultimate success and heighten awareness of their personal and professional goals.

Course Outcomes
1. Explore health science professions utilizing online services and college career placement office. 2. Define each health profession discussed. 3. Identify daily tasks involved with each health profession. 4. Identify employment areas for each health profession. 5. State the education, licensing, certification requirements for each health profession. 6. State the physical and mental efforts necessary for each health profession. 7. State the environmental and work conditions for each health profession. 8. Identify career laddering opportunities for each health profession. 9. State current trends. 10. Develop and present health profession report.