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Course Descriptions

HLTH 202: Professional Issues in Health Care

-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
-Placement at college level reading

This course will emphasize legal aspects and professional issues that affect all medical and allied-health care professionals. Specific topics include overview of the healthcare system, specialties and scopes of practice, confidentiality and patient rights, liability, medical records, culture and diversity issues, and professionalism in the workplace. Students are encouraged to relate the information to their desired profession for all assignments. 3 credit hours