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HLPR 101 - Introduction to Health Professions

This course provides students with an overview of a range of health careers and the building of foundational health related knowledge through direct engagement with healthcare professionals, classroom and hands-on laboratory work, and may include tours and excursions of various healthcare facilities. Students will learn about the interrelationship/complementarity of health practices including the physical, social, psychological, cognitive, emotional, spiritual and environmental dimensions of health, the social and Aboriginal determinants of health, lifestyle choices, and environmental health, as well as, the complexity of the change process in relation to health promotion. Successful completion of this course will help students hone their professional aspirations and assist them to develop academic plans towards professional practice in a healthcare setting. 

Credits 
3.0
Prerequisites 

Concurrent registration in Grade 10 or higher as determined by the high school. 

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