Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences

This course introduces the student to a variety of health care careers and develops basic skills required in all health and medical sciences. Topics include physical therapy, respiratory therapy, dental technician, pharmacist, pharmacy technician, medical assistant, EKG technician, physician and more. Students learn about human needs, theory, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, how to measure vital signs, job skills for success and how to conduct a career search. Field trips include visits to local hospitals and/or other medical related locations. Students may also earn First Aid and CPS certification. Fees are associated with this course.



High School Credits


School Level

High School


10, 11