Healthcare Safety Minor
Students interested in working in the healthcare environment will greatly benefit from this minor as it combines the principles of safety and public health to reduce the impact of mishaps and injuries in hospitals and other healthcare settings. This minor will play a critical role in assisting healthcare facilities to pass their Joint Commission accreditation review.
|Minor Requirements (20 credits)|
|ISHLSC-285||Health in Society||4|
|SAFE-215||Human Factors in Safety||4|
**Please note some courses have prerequisites.
Upon completion of the Healthcare Safety minor, students will:
- Recognize, evaluate, and control hazards unique to the healthcare environment.
- Communicate requirements and best business practices in support of the standards published by the Joint Commission accrediting body.
- Design and provide training for workers and leadership in support of a healthcare safety and health program.
- Support infection control, hazardous materials, bloodborne pathogen, and other healthcare-unique programs through an inspection and audit program.