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ALHS 1040: Introduction to Healthcare: Discussion Forums

This LibGuide was created for ALHS 1040: Introduction to Healthcare, taught by Virginia Lee Rothwell, Summer 2016.


  • LPN
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Paramedic
  • Physical Therapist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Pharmacist
  • Laboratory Technician

Discussion Forums

Image stock photo of a healthcare worker

Answer all of the questions below related to the professions, and comment on two of your classmates' posts.

1. What are the educational requirements to obtain this position/degree?

2. In what areas (hospitals, nursing homes, offices, etc.) of healthcare are jobs available?

3. What are the major job duties/responsibilities of this profession?

4. What is the average starting salary?

5. What is the job outlook for the future of this profession?