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EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER (hlth 1200) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - SEMESTER: 2 credits

SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12

EMR provides students with basic emergency medical training and skills. The course introduces students to a variety of career options in emergency medicine. Students can become certified in Emergency Medical Response, CPR/AED, Emergency Oxygen and Blood Bourne Pathogens through the American Red Cross.

MEDICAL FORENSICS (CJ 1350) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - FULL YEAR: 3 credits

SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12

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, and career exploration.

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (hlth 1300) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT -SEMESTER: 2 credits

SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12

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. 

MEDICAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (hths 1110 & hths 1111) WSU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - FULL YEAR: 8 credits

SUGGESTED GRADES: 12

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.

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, and reproductive body systems. Various organ dissections will occur throughout the course. At the conclusion of the year, students will visit a cadaver lab. 

 

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