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Course Description

Introduction to Healthcare: Anatomy and Physiology and Personability for Healthcare Workers | Learn medical terminology, including prefixes and suffixes, word roots, and medical abbreviations. Use concepts presented in a body systems approach that emphasizes key anatomical and physiological terms. Study biological chemistry, cell structure and function, tissues and the histology, gross anatomy, and physiology of integumentary, skeletal, muscle, and nervous systems. Recognize essential attributes of a healthcare worker to include verbal and nonverbal communication, and how it relates to patient relations and clinical procedures.  CEUs issued. $1023.50 includes $147.50 fee. Note: For additional requirements visit www.aacc.edu/clinicalmedicalassisting

Learner Outcomes

Identify medical terms labeling the word parts and define medical terms and abbreviations related to all body systems; List major organs in each body system; Describe the structural organization and function of the human body across the life span; Analyze pathology for each body system including diagnostic measure and treatment modalities; Describe common diseases, symptoms, and etiologies as they apply to each body system; List and describe essential attributes of a healthcare worker to include verbal and nonverbal communication, emotional IQ, and empathy and how it relates to building patient rapport and clinical procedures; Respond to problems using the AIM technique: Align, Inquire, and Make a Plan; Identify characteristics necessary to be a good team member.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Intro to Healthcare: Anatomy and Physiology, and Personability for Healthcare Workers
Type
Online
Dates
Aug 30, 2022 to Dec 13, 2022
Type
In Person
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:45PM
Dates
Aug 30, 2022 to Dec 13, 2022
Schedule
Contact Hours
100.0
Location
  • Main Campus
  • Off Campus
Delivery Options
Registration Fee
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 30, 2022
Section Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 30, 2022
Section Notes
Note: Section 901 is hybrid with mandatory face-to-face meetings from 6-9:45 p.m. on Tuesdays Aug. 30-Dec.13 at Arnold campus.
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