Professions in Healthcare – 9235

9235PA Professions in Healthcare

Grade Level: 11, 12 Credits: 3 Type: Practical Art 

School: CACC

Prerequisite: Family Care Safety Registry background check (social security card needed for the FCSR check), drug screen, tuberculosis test, influenza vaccine; discipline review for violence, insubordination, drugs and stealing; preference is given to students with a record of strong attendance. Students must successfully pass the first semester to continue into the second semester.

Students will learn primary patient care and communication skills and apply medical terminology in the classroom and simulated lab settings before using them in community settings. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support CPR certification is a requirement and part of the coursework. Completion of direct patient care hours and classroom instruction may provide eligibility to sit for the Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant exam, enabling students to work in healthcare while pursuing postsecondary education and enhancing opportunities for admission to advanced healthcare career programs. 

Recommended: Anatomy and Physiology

Related: PLTW Principles of Biomedical Sciences, PLTW Human Body Systems, Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology 

College dual credit may be available 

Articulated college credit may be available

Grades and Credits

Grades: 11, 12 — Credits: 3 — Type: Practical Art

Related Courses

PLTW Principles of Biomedical Sciences, PLTW Human Body Systems, Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology

Prerequisites

Family Care Safety Registry check (social security number needed for the FCSR check), drug screen, tuberculosis test, influenza vaccine; discipline review for violence, insubordination, drugs and stealing; preference is given to students with a record of strong attendance. Students must successfully pass the first semester to continue into the second semester