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 and Physical Assessment. This course includes both theory and practical instruction. Students will also be introduced to various employment opportunities within the health industry. 3 units of college credit/Palomar Bus 80. Must maintain an average of “B” or better. Two Semester class.

 


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, Advanced First Aid, Patient Communication and the Delivery and Business of the Healthcare System. Two Semester class