Health and Medical Sciences

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND MEDICAL SCIENCES
HO8302 (1 credit)

High School
  • Develop the basic skills required in all health and medical science professions. 
  • Exploration of basic anatomy and physiology for each body system, communication skills, medical terminology, and career exploration. 
  • Emphasis on safety, cleanliness, asepsis, professionalism, accountability and efficiency within the health care environment. 
INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE
HO7660 (1 credit)

High School, 11th – 12th grades

  • Introduction to the basic skills of sports medicine and related therapy professions. 
  • Learn the anatomy and physiology of the human skeletal and muscular systems and relate that knowledge to the treatment and conditioning of athletes. 
  • Laboratory practice of techniques used to strengthen, support, enhance, and rehabilitate the athlete. 
SPORTS MEDICINE 2
HO7662 (1 credit)

High School
  • Learn basic concepts and skill set required for an entry-level position as a sports medicine assistant. 
  • Topics include injury prevention, nutrition, first aid/CPR/AED, exercise physiology, and biomechanics. 
  • Study basic human anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, legal and ethical issues in sports medicine, and career preparation. 
  • Mastery of the material in this course would provide students with a strong background should they wish to pursue certification in areas such as first aid, CPR, AED, and/or personal trainer. 
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
HO8383 (1 credit)

High School, 10th – 12th grades
  • Designed to help students learn health care language. 
  • Exploration of body system’s anatomy and physiology through pathology, diagnostic procedures, therapeutic interventions, and finally pharmacology. 
HEALTH ASSISTANT
HO8331 (2 credits)

High School, 12th grade

  • This class is a state accredited nurse aid course, and meets all course requirements necessary for students to receive their CNA certificate. 
  • Provides scientific basis for patient care in the clinical area. 
  • Includes clinical experience in local hospitals, nursing homes and various outpatient facilities. Eligible to sit for the state board certification exam for nurse aides. 

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