Health Professions Basic
The Health Professions Basic Program provides the essential skills and workforce preparation needed for a career in health professions.
The program prepares you to begin your studies towards a healthcare career. Course topics include CPR Certification (American Heart Association), Blood Borne Pathogen and Personal Protective Equipment Use (Embedded N95 Mask Fit Testing), HIPAA, and Introduction to EHR Documentation Security.
You will improve your health literacy skills and explore career options in the healthcare industry. Completing this certificate provides the first step in making an informed decision regarding the selection of additional programs of study leading to academic and healthcare career goals. The curriculum can prepare you for a pathway to credit health science programs.
- Assess the need for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Demonstrate effective Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Describe professional and ethical responsibilities in maintaining healthcare privacy and handling of Electronic and Paper Health Records
- Explain HIPAA As it pertains to healthcare workers
- Identify steps to prevent acquisition of infection while working in healthcare settings
- Demonstrate appropriate use of selected Personal Protective Equipment
Complete the following courses to earn a certificate!
- HLTN 1000 Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider
- HLTN 1001 Blood Borne Pathogens
- HLTN 1003 HIPAA and Introduction to EHR Documentation Security
A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses.
Request Your Certificate
If you have completed and passed all of the required courses, submit the petition form “Petition for Certificate of Completion."
Steps to Get Started
Use the guide below to start taking classes in the Health Professions Basic Program. For more detailed instructions, go to How to Take Noncredit Classes.
- Check course availability in Schedule of Classes
To find Health Professions Basic courses in the class schedule, look for the subject “Health Noncredit”.