Beth Vona

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Introduction to Health Occupations

8302FS | 1 Credit

This course explores many of the occupations that exist within the health and medical science area. This exploration includes job descriptions, education, personal  qualifications, licensing requirements, specialties within careers, wages and earning potential, work environment, career ladder and advantages and  disadvantages. Basic medical vocabulary, legal and ethical practices are also addressed.  Infection control instruction is included.

Medical Technology

1 Credit | $15 Materials Fee

This course provides an understanding and ability to correctly use medical abbreviations and terms. It includes the study of prefixes, suffixes, word stems, and technical terms with emphasis on proper spelling, pronunciation, and usage.