This introductory Basic Healthcare Worker course focuses on the healthcare team and delivery systems. You will learn and discuss topics including legal responsibilities, ethical issues, safety and security, information technology applications in healthcare, emergencies, infection control, communication, interpersonal behaviors, employability skills, blood-borne diseases, wellness, disease, and basic math and science.

Upon completion of the course, students will receive a verifiable and secure digital Healthcare Foundations credential as proof of completion. This Florida State College at Jacksonville digital badge serves to signal achievement to current and/or potential employers that you have the necessary skills to be a successful employee in healthcare.

With the completion of this course, students have finished the first class of the following programs: Nursing Assistant, Home Health Aide, CMAA, and Phlebotomy.

Important Notes:

Course Availability: This course is offered during the Spring, Summer, and Fall terms.

Deadline Information: You can find the deadline dates for each class on your student schedule, accessible by logging into your MyFSCJ Student Center.

Enrollment Policy: Please be aware that this class might be canceled if the minimum number of participants is not reached.

Required Materials:

Online Course Materials (eBook & Course Software):  Students are only required to purchase a Cengage Unlimited subscription for this course. You can purchase the Cengage Unlimited (4 months) subscription (with MindTap and WebAssign) through Cengage here.

Optional Materials:

DHO Health Science (Updated) 8th Edition by Louise Simmers, M.Ed./Karen Simmers-Nartker, B.S.N./Sharon Simmers-Kobelak, B.B.A. (Hard Copy)


To register for this course, you will need to apply by selecting the Continuing Education Courses (CWE) option.

To register, log on to, visit the Student Center, and select the “Manage Classes and Books” tile. Click “Class Search and Enroll,” select the correct term, and then search for the class you need. 

We provide a verifiable and secure digital credential for this certificate completion, symbolized by a badge that is sharable with career networks. The digital badge serves to signal achievement to current and/or potential employers; to motivate engagement and collaboration; and to build upon and formalize identity, reputation, and value within educational and professional communities.
Program code :

CCE 0796

Cost :

$ 429




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