• Health Occupations-Course 1

    Open to grades 10-12

    MUST BE 16 YEARS OLD to participate in Hospital assignments. 


    This entry level course provides students an overview of the eligibility and training standards required for various professions in the health industry and examines the roles and responsibilities of one or more entry-level job titles in the areas of biotechnology, patient care, administrative, operational support services, and community/public health. The goal of the course is to expose the students to the diverse career opportunities available in the healthcare field. Units of instruction include medical terminology, introduction to anatomy and Physiology, CPR Certification, infection control, communication, documentation, ethics, confidentiality, and patient care skills. Students will apply knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom while working in a healthcare environment. Community classroom opportunities are provided to students. Concurrent-related instruction reinforces on-the-job training experiences. Students will compete in health care competition opportunities during the year. (HOSA-Future Health Professionals)


    Mon/Wed OR Tues/Thurs 3:45pm-6:00pm    

    10 Credits   UC "g" College-Prep/Interdisciplinary

    Somerset High School

    This course is a 10 unit semester course. Students are required to complete additional Google Classroom Assignments during the semester.