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Introduction to Health care Professions
The course is an introduction to various aspects of the health care field. Students will explore a variety of health-related disciplines and create an academic plan for their chosen career path. Specific healthcare pathways available at Carthage will be look at more thoroughly. The concept of interprofessional practice will be introduced and strategies implemented. Students will have the opportunity to engage in experiential learning activities.
Structural kinesiology is the study of the muscles as they are involved in movement. This class will cover in detail the origin, insertion, function, and innervation of the major skeletal muscles as they relate to human movement.
Prerequisite: AHS 1020
The course provides the student with the fundamental knowledge of the concepts of health informatics and how technology can be used in the delivery of health care.
Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare
The course will provide a framework for the health care student to systematically review the best evidence to make informed choices and improve patient outcomes.
Prerequisite: EXS 2330
The student is given the opportunity to apply methods of scholarly research mastered in AHS 4465 Evidence Based Practice in Healthcare, to athletic training issues found in the physically active population. The student is expected to write a literature review on a faculty-approved topic.
Prerequisite: AHS 4469