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PPHS 1800: Health Care Career Seminar
Prerequisite: CHM 1211 or BIO 2101 or BIO 2129 and 2130 or permission of Instructor. This seminar course is required of all continuing pre-professional health sciences (PPHS) students, incoming transfer students interested in PPHS, or SPU students new to the PPHS program. The vocational impact of graduate level careers in the Health Sciences will be discussed with health care providers in the fields of Medicine, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Optometry, Veterinary Medicine and Graduate Nursing. Additional health care providers will present as opportunities arise. Specific topics will include initial field experience needed for each career track (such as shadowing, volunteering or employment), typical work weeks, demand on family, insurance, pay expectations, medical missions, armed services related careers, specializations, debt incurred in training, and most importantly, vocational impact on Christian faith. Continued discussion on academic preparation will occur. Grading: Pass/No Credit. Job shadowing, informational interview and/or volunteering with a summary paper required. All students that plan to pursue the PPHS sponsored "mock interview and committee recommendation" process for medical school or dental school applications at any time in the future years are expected to take this course. May be repeated for credit up to 3 credits.

TermCRNCredits Instructor(s)DaysTime DatesLocationFeesOpen
Autumn 5794 1 Max Hunter
Thu
5:00PM-5:50PM
09/29-12/05
Bertona 6
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Spring 44042 1 Max Hunter
Thu
5:00PM-5:50PM
03/30-06/05
Bertona 6
48 open seats Add to Outlook



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