This course will immerse students in the world of medicine and health care. Students will attend class at Cox Monett Hospital while expanding on the principles of human physiology through access to current medical professionals, up to date research, and hands-on experiences within the healthcare industry. They will develop fluency in basic medical language, work closely with professionals, all while exploring a healthcare fields through job shadowing, guest speakers, field trips and tours.
Students will be exposed to hospital administration principles, as well as marketing, public relations, and other concepts applied to healthcare management. Students will apply knowledge to real-world problems facing medicine, health and wellness companies. The development of professional soft skills will be a focus throughout the year.
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