These professional courses are perfect for...
...Pre-med/pre-health students or those who want to become a more well-rounded medical professional with increased empathy, more understanding of historical and social contexts of disease, and a better resiliency to burnout.
What does the Pre-Health Program Offer?
|2020-21 Pre-Health Courses Available|
|XLRN 815.EMT - Emergency Medical Technician-Basic||17.0 CEUs||/||/||/||/|
|XLRN 815.CPR CPR/AED For Healthcare Providers & Professional Rescuers||
|XLRN 820.EMT Skills Verification|
|ESS X400 - Medical Terminology||4 units|
|ESS X401 - Human Form and Function||4 units|
|INT X410 - Introduction to Medical Humanities|
|INT X411 - Medical Humanities in the World|
Online UCSB / Blended Downtown Santa Barbara
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XLRN 815.EMT - Emergency Medical Technician – Basic
This program is designed to give the student the skills and knowledge to function as a working Emergency Medical Technician at the basic level. The program is intended for those who want to gain employment as a firefighter, emergency care technician at a hospital and Ambulance driver or attendant. It is also for those individuals who are planning on attempting to obtain a higher level of medical training such as RN, PA or MD as an enhancement for the competitive application process for those professions.
XLRN 815.CPR - CPR/AED For Healthcare Providers & Professional Rescuers
In this blended online/in-person the classroom portion is completed online rather than in the classroom and skills testing then takes place in-person. This method combines the convenience of online training with a shortened face to face session.
XLRN 820.EMT - National Registry EMT Psychomotor Skills Verification
Course for California EMTs needing psychomotor skills verification as required by California Code of Regulations 2 Title 22
ESS X400 - Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology for Health Professions gives students in-depth instruction in recognizing and forming medical terms. Students will gain an understanding of basic elements, rules of building and analyzing medical words, and medical terms associated with body structure, body systems, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
ESS X401 - Human Form and Function
Introduction of the basic structure and function of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships between the systems of the body and their application to human movement.
INT X410 - Introduction to Medical Humanities
Interdisciplinary survey of the field, covering history of medicine, comparative medical systems and conceptions of health/disease, and issues in ethics relevant to contemporary medical practices and research. This program is perfect for students wanting to pursue careers in health care fields such as medical, dental, pharmacy, health education, community health organizations, and more. Medical Humanities training will enhance observational skills through examining art, thereby enhancing the quality of patient-practitioner interaction.
INT X411 - Medical Humanities in the World
Interdisciplinary course that addresses issues such as applied medical ethics in conventional and alternative contexts; medicine and human rights; social medicine; medicine and the challenges of globalization.