This course investigates the health care delivery system, its services, occupations, and related sciences. Topics include the study of the language of medicine, medical mathematics, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, diseases/disorders, diagnoses, treatments, patient/ client care regimens, career development, and present and future technological innovations. Skills in science, mathematics, communications, social studies and health are reinforced in this course. Certification in both Basic Life Support (BLS) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Responder First Aid through the American Heart Association will be offered with frequent CPR and First Aid refresher module activities. Successful completion of this course results in eligibility to continue in the next companion course; Health Science II.
Last Modified on July 24, 2012