This class provides a combination of hands-on and written  activities emphasizing real-life situations for students who are interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field.  The course provides an overview of  healthcare  including business, health information, administration,  and patient care.  Additional content will include legal and ethical issues, medical terminology and patient assessment.  This course offers the opportunity for students to become American Heart Association CPR certified as well as opportunities to develop appropriate professional behaviors.  Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course may include professional speakers from the industry  and/or field experiences.  Oral and written skills are reinforced in this course to provide opportunities for the student to develop clinical skills and appropriate professional behaviors.  Students must complete 25 hours of teacher approved work in addition to the instructional time.  This course is offered at the Satellite Center and provides the opportunity for students to earn an Industry Based Certification of AHA CPR- BLS for Healthcare Providers.

    PREREQUISITE: None              
    Grade level: 11-12     Credit: 2        Fee: Must have Teacher Approved Scrub Pants and White Scrub Jacket, as well as Closed Toe Shoes 

    PATHWAY: Health Sciences