To enrol in courses in the
Foundations in Canadian Health program, search using the “Health Info Skill
Development” program or plan on the course selection page.
100: Understanding the Canadian Healthcare System
course presents an overview of the Canadian health care system in terms of its
history, health care governance and related provincial and federal regulations
and legislation. The course will examine how Canada’s healthcare
system is organized, regulated, and managed. The course will present the
different levels of care found in the health care system, and discuss how
information is used and shared within the different levels. Application
activities will provide students with the opportunity to analyze the various
components of the health care system, and develop an understanding how
different professional roles fit within this large and complex system. This course is geared towards individuals with no previous health education, or
professional experience within the Canadian health care sector.
HTH 200: Medical Terminology
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the relevant clinical terminology to work successfully as part of the health care team. By completion of this course, the student will gain the requisite knowledge of medical terminology commonly used
in the health care environment.
Specific topics of focus include the origins and composition of medical
words (roots, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations) as they relate to major body
systems, common disease terms, diagnostic tests and clinical procedures. This
course is geared towards individuals with no previous health education, or
professional experience within the Canadian health care sector. This
course is designed for individuals with limited, or no, educational background
in the healthcare sector, or study of anatomy, physiology and pathology.
HTH 300: Anatomy & Physiology
comprehensive course provides students with an understanding of the anatomy and
physiology of the human body. Topics include an overview of the human
body in health and disease, Skeletal System, Muscular System, Cardiovascular System, Lymphatic and Immune System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Urinary System, Nervous System,
Special Senses, Integumentary System, Endocrine System, Reproductive System.
This course is designed for individuals with limited, or no, educational
background in anatomy, physiology and pathology.