HLSC 399 - Field-Based Experience in Health Science
Prerequisite(s): HLSC 102, 15 credits of Major Requirements, and Program Director approval.
This course is designed for students to study the professional world of healthcare environments. Students will be lead to make a meaningful connection between their classroom learning and co-running healthcare internship or job experience. Internships must be prepared with Career & Professional Services the semester prior to matriculation in this course. Possible workplace sites acceptable for matriculated students include hospitals, satellite & community medical facilities, and small private medical practices. The course offers students tools to analyze and apply the lessons they have learned to their future career. Topics focused on ethics, diversity, communication skills, stress management, and other key topics help the student integrate their classroom knowledge with their experiences in the field.
135 hours of field work, 15 didactic semester hours.
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