Opportunities in the Health Professions

This course is intended to offer students an opportunity to explore the world of healthcare. Through research, discussion groups and observations students will explore various career paths in health care. Students will identify the educational requirements for health care careers. Some of the topics to be discussed are characteristics of health care personnel, certifications and licensing, health care systems, health care philosophy, law and ethics pertaining to health care, client advocacy, current issues and trends in health care and economic issues in health care.
Primary Material Type:
Flathead Valley Community College
Project Name:
Consortium for Healthcare Online (CHEO)
Funding Source:
Health, Professions, Health Professions, CHEO

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance (62)
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
one semester
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Active - requires user to respond to prompts, questions, etc.
Quality Rubric:
Quality Note:
The CHEO courses are evaluated using internal Hybrid or Online Course Review Tools based on criteria from project colleges' Quality Assurance Standards developed by faculty and instructional designers. Periodic course review is ongoing.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Opportunities in the Health Professions


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Copyright / Licensing

Copyright Owner:
Flathead Valley Community College
Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.