Pamela Wilhelm - Health Science

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Email: pamw@dmtconline.org
 
                       
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HealthCare Fact Sheet    
                      
                          
Semester I

Health Science I  (5550)

The first of four courses offered to students interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field. During this course, students are introduced to healthcare history, careers, legal and ethics, cultural diversity, infection control, professionalism, communication, basics of the organization of healthcare facilities, and types of healthcare insurance. The knowledge that students learn in Health Science I serve to prepare them for future clinical experiences such as job shadowing or internships as they advance in the Health Science courses.  
(Prerequisite:  None)
*Required course to be considered a completer


Health Science III Honors* (5552) (*Medical Vocabulary/ Anatomy  AHS 104)
A semester course designed for the student interested in entering a medical/allied health career. Anatomy of the Human Body Systems with the recognition and understanding of Medical Terminology is used daily in the health field. This course prepares the student for college level anatomy. 
(Prerequisite: Health Science I and II with a grade of 70 or better, or instructor recommendation)

Semester II
Health Science III Honors* (5552) (*Medical Vocabulary/ Anatomy  AHS 104)

A semester course designed for the student interested in entering a medical/allied health career. Anatomy of the Human Body Systems with the recognition and understanding of Medical Terminology is used daily in the health field. This course prepares the student for college level anatomy. 
(Prerequisite: Health Science I and II with a grade of 70 or better, or instructor recommendation)

Clinical Studies Program (12 Grade Students) (2 units) Spring Semester Only (5560) 
Clinical Studies is a one-year course for high school seniors. It is designed to enable students to gain immediate employment as a Certified Nursing Assistant and to make informed decisions on career objectives through education. Students will participate in classroom, laboratory, and long-term care clinical experiences. Students must maintain a grade of “C” or better to participate in the clinical component of training. The Nurse Aide Exam will be given for certification to work. Prior to entering the clinical phase of training, students will need to show proof of a negative tuberculin skin test.
(Prerequisite:  Health Science I, II, and III* with a 75 or higher or teacher recommendation (*Health Science III may be substituted with Science Department Anatomy& Physiology, Medical Terminology or AP Biology))


















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