Health Sciences

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EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER (HTHS 1200) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - SEMESTER

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • .5 Credit HS (A83202C)
  • 2 Credits CE

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 Borne Pathogens through the American Red Cross.


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

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • 1 Credit HS (A83520C)
  • 3 Credits CE

This course is 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 (HTHS 1300) | UVU CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - SEMESTER

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 11-12
  • .5 Credit HS  (A83212C)
  • 2 Credits CE

This course helps students understand the Greek and Latin-based languages 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 course is helpful to those considering a career in healthcare.


ADVANCED HEALTH SCIENCE - ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (HTHS 1110 & HTHS 1111) WEBER STATE CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT - FULL YEAR

  • SUGGESTED GRADES: 12
  • 1 Credit HS. (A83543C, A83544C)
  • 8 Credits CE
  • A&P Block, Meets Daily, A & B Days
  • PreReq:  Biology, Chemistry, Medical Anatomy (MAPS)

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, 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.