Sep 20, 2020  
2016-2017 Official General Catalog 
2016-2017 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HST 100 - Seminar in Health Sciences

This course will present an overview of the health science professions including, but not limited to, those offered at Broome Community College.  The focus will be on both in-depth exploration of individual health careers and on how these professions collaborate and interrelate.  An introduction to professional behavior and cultural diversity will be included.  The class will also help students to develop learning strategies to enhance academic success and acquire a working knowledge of campus services.

Credits: 1
1 Class Hour
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Identify one's own learning style and employ strategies that can facilitate academic success.
2.  Identify the various student resources found on campus that are available to help each student achieve educational goals.
3.  Identify one's own plan for academic success at BCC and be familiar with the various academic policies in place that affect each student.
4.  Be familiar with the guidelines of HIPAA, and understand who it affects, as well as how to abide by the legislative guidelines of this policy.
5.  Be familiar with the principles of ethical and professional behavior that is required of a healthcare professional.
6.  Explain the importance of cultural awareness as it relates to healthcare.
7.  Explain the importance of becoming an effective communicator in the role of a healthcare professional.

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