Medical Careers & Health Systems (Yearlong)- Creekside HS
with H. Smith
UC / 5 Credits per semester (yearlong 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 course 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 Thursdays, from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
Aug 31st, 2023 - Jan 18th, 2024
Thu from 4:00 - 9:00 pm
3387 Barranca Parkway
Irvine, CA 92606 Get directions