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Foundations for Healthcare Careers

Course number : CAH145   ID : 23511    Section Number : 1
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This course introduces students to important healthcare concepts and professional career development skills to prepare students for working in a healthcare setting. Students are introduced to medical terminology,  the current healthcare system structure and essential concepts such as HIPAA, documentation and medical records, patient rights, cultural competency, workplace professionalism,  healthcare ethics and legal responsibilities, environmental safety, and infection control. Communication skills are practiced with special focus on customer service and interpersonal communication concepts. Students will also gain professional development skills in successful resume and application writing, interviewing, and gaining and maintaining employment. 

Class Details

9 Sessions
Weekly - Tue, Thu

Monroe Center

MultipleInstructor :
1.Danielle Stoffer2.Kelley Smith 

CEUs : 3.6



Please read:  This course will meet on campus (or other location) in an in-person environment. To enroll in the course students are asked to show academic readiness in English. Email or call 301-624-2888 to discuss which of the following methods you should use: • Take an Accuplacer Test for free at the FCC Testing Center. Score 237 on Next Gen Reading or BOTH 229 Reading & 237 Writing or Score 102 on ESL Reading or 276 on ESL overall • Placed into or be enrolled in ENGL-70 or higher • Grades from recent high school or college courses • Scores from TOEFL, ACT, AP, CLEP, DSST, GED, PARCC/MCAP or SAT exams Students with work experience, previous coursework in Healthcare, or a healthcare credential should email before registration. FCC offers English skill-building courses for students (some are free).

In County 

Price: $229.00

In State 

Price: $234.00

Out of State Price 




Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
7/12/2022 - 8/9/2022 Weekly - Tue, Thu 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Frederick, Monroe Center  Map, Room: MC116 Kelley Smith  ; Danielle Stoffer 

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