Medical Careers & Health Systems - Beckman HS
with R. Friedman-de Leon
UC / 5 Credits per semester (year-long class)
Learn the basic principles of medical science, terminology, and vocabulary needed to work in the healthcare field. This course focuses on the ethical and legal responsibilities of the health care worker, safety, medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, body systems and mechanics, standard precautions, and health & fitness. Explore career opportunities in therapeutic, diagnostic, and supportive areas. Gain practical hands-on experience in vital signs, emergency medical care, first aid, and CPR. This course is a great foundation for all other courses offered in the Health Science and Medical Technology industry sector.
To meet UC/CSU admission requirement (“G” credit), students must complete a full year (two semesters) of the class and earn a grade of 70% or better.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Health occupations classes include the study of reproductive and other systems and require practicing procedures on other students and/or patients, both male, and female, of differing ages. Participation in these activities is required for a certificate of completion and continuation in the career pathway. Additionally, these classes may require heavy lifting and bending. Lastly, some programs require the submission of personal information, such as DOB and social security numbers, with state agencies and/or clinical internship partners due to licensing and security clearance requirements.
Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Aug 28 - Dec 20th, 2023
Mon and Wed from 5:00 - 8:00 pm
3588 Bryan Avenue
Irvine, CA 92602 Get directions