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Medical Careers
Course Number:
378
Credit(s):
0.5
Grade:
11-12  
Required:
Prerequisite:
Biology
Instructor:
Larson
Grad Standard(s):
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Medical Careers is an exploratory course for students to get exposure to different medical fields for which they are interested. Students are expected to job shadow for a minimum of three hours. They will also be given the opportunity to listen to various speakers and visit several medical facilities.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will:
*Develop an understanding of how the healthcare system in America functions.
*Understand and explain how cultural competency and medical ethics play a role in patient care.
*Be able to demonstrate effect communication skills with patients and co-workers.
*Accurately utilize medical terminology.
*Demonstrate basic nursing skills such as checking vitals and using proper body mechanics to transfer a patient.
* Be exposed to a wide range of medical careers and have a general understanding of what those jobs involve.


Documents associated with the class:

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