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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