- Medical Careers I (1
credit): Medical Careers I provides students interested in the Health Sciences, basic health care concepts fundamental to a wide variety of medical care careers. Students will investigate occupations, personal and professional issues, anatomy and physiology as they apply to the health professional. This course is for students interested in pursuing careers in Medicine, Dental, Veterinary, Nursing, and the Allied Health Professions with patient contact. A variety of interactive learning methods is used including professional speakers and community tours. (Open to grades 10, 11, 12).
1706 - Medical Careers II (1 credit - 2 hours per day for 1 semester): This course is the clinical portion of Medical Careers. Instruction will include HIPAA, legal ethical, patient care skills, and CPR/First Aid Training. Students will attend clinical work experiences in health science related facilities such as assisted living, long-term care, hospital, clinic and other related areas in town for a total of 9 weeks. Transportation and uniforms are required. Students must make their own transportation arrangements. (Prerequisite – 1705 Medical Careers I or 1771 Human Body Systems). (Open to grades 11 &12).
1707 - Certified Nursing Assistant/ Certified Medication Assistant (1 Dual Credit - 2 hours per day for 1 semester): Certified Nursing Assistant training includes coursework, hand-on activities, residential experience, hospital experience, along with soft skills and job readiness training. At the end of the class, students will have the option to take the National CNA examination for a fee. Certified Medication Assistant training includes classroom instruction and practice of clinical skills in the classroom setting. Certified Medication Assistants can provide medications in nursing homes, assisted living centers, care facilities for handicapped, schools, child care settings or patient homes under the direct supervision of a licensed care provider. After completion, the student may take the National Medication Assistant examination for an additional fee. Students must pass the CNA exam prior to taking the CMA exam. Transportation and uniforms are required. Students must make their own transportation arrangements. (Prerequisite-1706 Medical Careers II). (Open to grades 11 &12).
- Advanced Medical Careers (1 credit) (2 hours per day for 1 semester or 1 hour per day for the entire year): Learn advanced skills in Advanced Medical Careers focusing on the medical career of your choice. Builds on the basics of health careers and is intended for students who will pursue a health career after high school. You will make an in-depth investigation of the career of your choice and be involved in community projects while investigating topics in community health, epidemics, cancer, emergencies, etc. Students will practice decision-making skills, making healthy choices, taking responsibility for their own health and will have expanded clinical work experience in local hospitals and clinics. Transportation and uniforms are required. (Prerequisite-Medical Careers II) Students must make their own transportation arrangements. (Open
to grade 12).
- Cooperative Work Experience in Medical Careers (1/2 credit per semester): Students employed in a Medical related job during the school year may receive high school credit through the Cooperative Work Experience program. The employment must be preceded by, or concurrent with, classroom instruction related to the work experience. A specific training plan will be developed with the employer for each student consistent with the student’s related classroom instruction and occupational goals. On-site visits will take place during the student’s placement. In addition to the cooperative work experience, students must be enrolled in seven classes (junior year) or six classes (senior year). (Open
to grades 11 & 12).