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Health Care and Medical Science

Patient Care 1

Grade Level: 9-12               RBV Graduation: Elective        UC/CSU A-G: "G"

Prerequisite: None

This course provides an introduction to the high school medical pathway courses. Instruction covers content addressing: Careers and Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker, Legal and Ethical Responsibilities, Introductions to Medical Terminology, with an emphasis on Anatomy & Physiology, Understanding Diversity and Communications in Health Care, Nutrition, and Computers in Health Care, Safety Precautions, Infection Control, and Mathematics in Health Care, Physical Assessment, and Basic Principles of First Aid & CPR. This course includes both theory and practical instruction. Students will also be introduced to various employment opportunities within the health industry.



Patient Care 2

Grade Level: 10-12               RBV Graduation: Elective        UC/CSU A-G: "G"

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Patient Care 1 

This capstone course prepares students for a career in various areas of patient care that will enable them to complete the requirements for certification or other industry recognized credentials. This course will help prepare students to enter postsecondary education and training programs in their selected career pathway. In this course students will learn Workplace Readiness, Career Planning, Medical Law and Ethics, Patient Assessment, Patient Care, Patient Communication and the Delivery and Business of the HealthCare System.



Sports Medicine

Grade Level: 10-12              RBV Graduation: Elective        UC/CSU A-G: "G"               Click for: Video Description

Prerequisite: None

This course provides entry-level instruction in sports medicine and athletic training. It is designed for high school students, 16 years and older. Employment possibilities include, among others, athletic trainer assistant, sports medicine aide, and physical therapy aide. Instruction covers the following areas: anatomy and physiology, vital signs, CPR, and safety factors related to sports medicine. Opportunity exists for students to have supervised involvement with the training needs and treatment of injuries of students involved in athletics on campus.