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Health Occupations

Instructor: Beth Murray

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Do you want a career in the medical field? Do you want to learn more about what careers are available? This course is for junior and senior students who are interested in exploring medical careers in an applied life science skill format. Students have the option of earning dual credit through WCC for COM 125 (Communication Strategies for Health Careers). The curriculum provides hands-on learning opportunities involving body systems and medical careers. Students will learn basic medical procedures associated with the health profession, including performing vital signs, injections and blood draws on a training arm. Students will also be able to job shadow at local medical facilities to see what a career in the medical field really entails. The students will learn CPR, along with basic first aid training. Students in this program are expected to participate in routine activities on a daily basis that involve physical movement and enhance health-related fitness. They will work cooperatively in groups demonstrating decision making, leadership skills and responsible behaviors. Students will learn how physical fitness and healthy living affect workplace performance and success(14002A002) 

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Mrs. Murray's Bio, Articulated Credit & Other Certifications


Mrs. Murray can be reached at (815) 786-9873, extension 237 or via e-mail at BMurray@ivvc.net.

 

 

 

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