Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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AH 150 - Introduction to Practicum and Seminar

2 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into any Allied Health Certificate program.

Course Description: Provides students an extensive overview of the practicum experience and prepares students for the challenges of their role in the healthcare industry. Content includes program policies and procedures (safety, HIPAA, student conduct and competency documentation), phases of student development, role of the student intern, and expectations for communication and workplace behavior. In preparation for clinical placement students will identify technical and soft skills required for the position they are in training for.

Course Level: Career/Tech Preparatory

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • CLO#1: Identify institutional expectations, policies and procedures for students and clinical sites including behavioral and safety issues.
  • CLO#2: Identify required skills and abilities for clinical roles and create documentation for clinical placement.
  • CLO#3: Describe and discuss the scope of student responsibilities and phases of development within the practicum.
  • CLO#4: Describe and demonstrate effective verbal, nonverbal, and written communication principles and skills required in the workplace and clinical setting.
  • CLO#5: Discuss issues surrounding diversity and equity in healthcare, how it impacts patient care, and describe best practices to promote equity and inclusion. (ILO: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Global Consciousness)

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