Credits: 3 credits
This course overviews the theory and application of preventive health care planning and personal care principles. Areas of study include body mechanics, basic anatomy and physiology of body systems, nutrition, recognition of illness, referral procedures to health care services and issues related to basic pharmacology. Ethical and legal concepts of human service work in relation to health care practice will be discussed.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Education Assistant and Community Support program Required Lab: EDCS 1660L
Note: Students cannot receive credit for both EDCS1660 and HUMS 1660
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