Health Science

EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER

EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER CE  |  UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT  -  SEMESTER- 2 CREDITS

SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
REQUIRED PREREQUISITE:  FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS

EMR provides students with advanced emergency medical information and skills. The course introduces students to a variety of career options in emergency medicine.  Emergency Medical Response (EMR) Certification available through Red Cross, subject to the end of semester course exam. Students are encouraged to join HOSA (a student organization for future health professionals) which provides opportunities for further exposure to healthcare.

MEDICAL FORENSICS

CJ 1350 – MEDICAL FORENSICS CE  |  UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT – FULL YEAR - 3 CREDITS

SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
PREREQUISITE:  FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS ONLY

Designed to teach the introductory principles relating to medical forensic science and crime scene investigation. Focuses on the ability to identify, analyze, and process evidence using deductive reasoning and problem solving. Medical forensics involves laboratory skills, microscopy, toxicology, fingerprinting, hair and fiber analysis, pathology, anthropology, entomology, criminal psychology, blood spatter analysis, & career exploration.

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY CE  |  UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT  -  SEMESTER - 2 CREDITS

SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
REQUIRED PREREQUISITE:  FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS

This course helps students understand the Greek- and Latin-based language of medicine and healthcare. Emphasis is placed upon word roots, suffixes, prefixes, abbreviations, symbols, anatomical terms, and terms associated with movements of the human body. This course also stresses the proper pronunciation, spelling, and usage of medical terminology. This class is helpful to anyone considering going into the healthcare field.  Students are highly encouraged to participate in HOSA (a student organization for future health professionals) for even greater opportunities.

ADVANCED HEALTH SCIENCE - MEDICAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

ADVANCED HEALTH SCIENCE - MEDICAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 1110 & 1111 WSU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT  –  DOUBLE BLOCKED A & B PERIODS  - FULL YEAR - 8 CREDITS

SUGGESTED GRADES: 12
REQUIRED PREREQUISITES:  CHEMISTRY OR AP CHEMISTRY, BIOLOGY OR AP BIOLOGY, AND MEDICAL ANATOMY. FOR SENIORS ONLY.

This course is scheduled for both the A and B time slots in a given period and usually blocked with another Health Science class. This is a college anatomy/physiology course through Weber State University, where students can earn 8 credits for major or general education requirements at various Utah colleges.

ADV. HEALTH SCIENCE - MEDICAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY 1110 & 1111

  • College:  HTHS 1110 & HTHS 1111 (Biomedical Core) - 8 credits

  • High School:  Advanced Health Science 1110 & 1111 (A83543C, A83544C) - 2 credits

This college course is a two-semester anatomy and physiology sequence that focuses on the structure and function of the human body. The first semester includes atomic and molecular levels of organization, cell biology and metabolism, microbiology, and the integumentary, skeletal and muscular body systems. The second semester includes the nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular (blood), cardiovascular (heart and blood vessels), respiratory, digestive, urinary, & reproductive body systems. Various organ dissections will occur throughout the course. At the conclusion of the year, students will visit a cadaver lab. ALC pre-medical students are strongly encouraged to join the high school HOSA club (a student organization for future health professionals).

Students who complete both HTHS 1110 & 1111 through WSU will fulfill their biomedical core requirement. Also, if a student earns a C or better, these courses will transfer across to most state colleges as college anatomy and physiology and fulfill any major or general education requirements there.

 

 

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