VESL Health Care - Certificate of Competency

The VESL Health Care program prepares beginning-high to intermediate- low ESL students for careers in healthcare. The curriculum also serves as a pathway to noncredit and credit CTE programs. Students gain knowledge on essential vocabulary used in communicating in the healthcare field, understanding verbal and written directions, medical emergencies, CPR/First Aid, safety, and basic patient needs.

Required Courses

ESLV 4000VESL HEALTH CARE, MODULE A0
ESLV 4001VESL HEALTH CARE, MODULE B0

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify basic job terminology such as that related to HIPPA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), basic life stages of humans, and duties and skills of medical assistants and personal care attendants.
  2. Effective communication skills between employees, with employer or with patients.
  3. Understand basic work ethics such as teamwork and appropriate workplace behavior.
  4. Demonstrate English language job readiness skills through job application and interviewing skills.