This course provides an overview of the healthcare systems. The course is designed to acquaint the student with the organizational structure of a hospital and it's departments, members of the health care team, and the role of the Health Unit Coordinator. An operational knowledge of hospital communication devices and effective responses to hospital emergencies will be discussed and practised through simulated exercises. Basic theory, skills and practice necessary for safe performance in a health care environment are also studied.
This course is part of the full-time Health Unit Coordinator program
Course code: HLUC 1110
Length: 45.0 hours
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.