Public & Community Health /Medical Magnet
Health Science Prep – Introduction
This Exploratory/Introduction to Health Science and Medical Technology course provides students with the awareness of a variety of career options examining careers that work diagnostic, supportive, and therapeutic services and the requirements to achieve their career goals. Exploratory courses provide the foundational concepts in which students can begin to form future career choices that meet their individual career interest. Students are exposed to the general requirements for various careers in the healthcare field. Exploratory courses provide the basic experiences and activities that will set a foundation for entry into any one of the Health Science and Medical Technology pathways at introductory level courses.
Elements of Nursing – Introduction
This introductory course is designed to provide students the necessary foundational technical skills of Health Sciences and integrated subject matter in science, mathematics, and English/language arts required to move to advanced curriculum and content in Health Science and Medical Technology. Student will have the opportunity to experience a variety of options leading to the broad career selection of a specific pathways with in Health Science and Medical Technology. Student will be introduced to understand the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through organized efforts, informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals. Public heal occupations look at the concerns and threats to health based on population health analysis.
Medical Terminology – Intermediate
This concentrator course is designed to provide students specific content knowledge and skills within the Public and Community Health pathway. Courses are aligned to the basic knowledge levels necessary to learn and recognize word roots, prefixes, and suffixes used in medical language, understand the prevention, wellness, and disease process, and the associated skill application consistent with the Public and Community Health pathways scope and practice in either direct or indirect client/patient services including short term certifications such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and automated external defilation.
Personal Community Health – Advanced
This capstone course provides students within a specific careers in the various areas of Public and Community Health that will enable them to complete the requirements for licensure, certification, or other industry recognized credentials; or students are prepared to enter into postsecondary education or training programs in the selected Mental and Behavioral Health pathway. If applicable, course content will provide the knowledge and skills consistent with legislative requirements and the level of proficiency to perform skills within their identified scope of practice specific to employment.