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Health Unit Coordinator

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This program is under review and the college is currently not offering Health Unit Coordinator classes.

Health Unit Coordinators work in hospitals, clinics, assisting nursing staff with non-clinical clerical tasks. They perform a variety of services for patients, visitors, and hospital management. They are an important link between departments, health-provider staff, patients, and visitors. Unit coordinators must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Employment expected to grow faster than all other occupations until 2012
  • You'll learn clerical skills, medical terminology, hospital organization, legal and ethical responsibilities, and transcription of doctors' orders.
  • After completion of the program students are eligible for certification through the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC)

Health Unit Coordinator Courses

  • AHE 117 Monitor Technician
  • AHE 121 Intro to Health Unit Coordination/Management
  • AHE 122 HUC Procedures I
  • AHE 123 HUC Procedures II
  • AHE 124 HUC Clinical Externship
  • AHE 162 Basic Patient Care Skills
  • AHE 164 CNA Clinical Externship

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