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Ch. 3 Vocabulary Terms: Careers in Health Care
Intro to Health Care
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Health Science Education (HSE)
Programs can prepare a student for immediate employment in many health care careers or for additional education after graduation.
A degree that generally takes two years of study and is awarded by a community, junior, or business college.
An academic degree which usually takes four years to earn and is awarded by a college or university.
An advanced 2-year program completed after attainment of a bachelor's degree.
degree awarded by a college or university after completion of a prescribed course of study beyond a bachelor's or master's degree
means that a person has fulfilled requirements of education and performance and meets the standards and qualifications established by the professional association or government agency that regulates a particular career
required in some health care careers; testing is performed by a regulatory body (state board or professional association)that administers and maintains a current list of qualified health care personnel.
process by which a government agency authorizes individuals to work in a given occupation
scope of practice
the procedures, processes, and actions that health care providers are legally permitted to perform in keeping with the terms of their professional license or registration.
continuing education units (CEUs)
required to renew licenses or maintain certification or registration in many states
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