Health Sciences: The Whole Individual

  • Name:

    Health Sciences: The Whole Individual (SCIE220v)

  • Department:

    Science

  • Credits:

    0.5 (semester course)

  • Suggested Prerequisites:

    None

Health Sciences: The Whole Individual

Description:

We know the world is filled with different health problems and finding effective solutions is one of our greatest challenges. Globally, we face new viruses and diseases. Providing a healthcare delivery system to meet dynamic changes is of paramount importance. This course equips students with knowledge to help address these challenges. Introduction to different health science disciplines, will enlighten students to explore career fields that are challenging, interesting, and rewarding. In this course, students will examine various fields within health sciences, including pharmaceutical services, clinical medicine, and biotechnology. Student will explore the importance of diagnostics and research in the identification and treatment of diseases. The course presents information and terminology for the health sciences and examines the contributions of different health science areas. Understanding the different stages of the human life span, how vital signs are measured, and the aspects of preventative medicine are just of few of the topics that will stimulate student interest. Upon completion of this course you will have a firm grip on the major health issues facing the world, and you will be able to recognize them as they move through your life.

Special Notes:

This course does not satisfy the graduation requirement for Health Education.

FROM THE TEACHER

Will we ever find a cure for cancer? What treatments are best for conditions like diabetes and asthma? How are illnesses like meningitis, tuberculosis, and the measles identified and diagnosed?

Health sciences provide the answers to questions such as these. In this course, students will examine various disciplines within the health sciences, including pharmaceutical services, clinical medicine, and biotechnology.

Upon completion of this course you will have a firm grip on the major health issues facing the world, and you will be able to recognize them as you move through life.

If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.

Student Feedback

The assignments were accessible, plentiful resources were provided, and quizzes were easy to study for.

Hannah

The labs where interesting and related to the module.

Abigail

Loved this course.

Brooke
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