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Fundamentals in Health Care Delivery (HCC130) 3 Credits

Overview of current and recent development of health care professions, including career and labor market information, health care delivery systems, third party payers, and facility ownership. Health organization structure, patient rights and quality care. Health care and life values. Definition and importance of values, ethics, and essential behaviors in the workplace. Worker rights and responsibilities. Healthful living practices to include nutrition, stress management and exercise. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard precautions and facility safety. Use of principles of body mechanics in daily living activities. Basic communication skills which facilitate inter-professional teamwork in the health care setting. Focus on development of personal communication skills and an understanding of how effective communication skills promote teamwork. Focus on intercultural communication strategies.
Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
23610 Spring 2022 Paradise Valley
ONLINE
Online 01/18/2022 - 05/13/2022 N/A N/A
  • A. Deshaies
Open
28 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Online courses require reliable internet access. If you have not taken an online course or used the Canvas Classroom, go to https://www.paradisevalley.edu/academics/distance-learning/online-briefing to read the Online Briefing and take the tutorial. Contact the PVCC Technology Help Desk for more information at 602.787.7780.

      Online classes do not meet at specific class times. Coursework must be completed according to deadlines. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device.