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Health Careers Education
Core Employability Skills
In this course students learn how employability skills enhance their employment opportunities and job satisfaction. Student are introduced to key employability skills and will learn the importance of maintaining and upgrading skills as needed.
Lara Skaggs
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Personal Traits of the Healthcare Professional

1. Classify personal traits or attitudes desirable in a member of the healthcare team.
2. Summarize basic professional standards of healthcare workers as they apply to hygiene, dress, language, confidentiality and behavior (i.e. courtesy and self-introductions.)

Employability Skills

1. Apply employability skills in healthcare.
2. Exemplify professional characteristics.
3. Engage in continuous self-assessment and career goal modification for personal and professional growth.

Career Decision-making

1. Compare careers within the health science career pathways (diagnostic services, therapeutic services, health informatics, support services, or biotechnology research and development).
2. Recognize levels of education, credentialing requirements, employment opportunities, workplace environments, and career growth potential.

Employability Preparation

1. Develop components of a personal portfolio.
2. Demonstrate process for obtaining employment.
National Health Science Assessment
National Health Care Cluster Foundation Standards
Nursing Concepts - CIMC

Employment Skills for the 21st Century Volume I and II CD-ROM - CIMC

Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
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