CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)
Health Science and Media Technology Industry

Department Overview

Standards, which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready practices in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.

All CTE courses offered through the North Orange County Occupational Program (NOCROP) program have been assigned a course code number, a major course title or abbreviation, and a three character room number designation which will identify the location of the student's placement. This system has been coordinated with the Anaheim Union High School District's Information Systems Department, and is used by all senior high schools when students are scheduled in selected ROP areas of instruction.

 


2318 SPORTS MEDICINE P
11th - 12th
10.0 credits
Successful completion of Medical Careers and/or Body Systems & Disorders.
UC - "G" Approved

This course is designed to teach students the fundamental skills associated with athletic training. The role of the certified athletic trainer is addressed. Students will learn emergency and evaluation procedures related to common athletic injuries and will complete injury evaluation forms accurately. Medical terminology is introduced and emphasized throughout the course. Outside fieldwork may be required. This course satisfies the career education requirement, and will act as the capstone course in the Patient Care CTE pathway in the Health Science and Medical Technology Industry Sector.



5432 HUMAN BODY SYSTEMS-R
10th - 12th
10.0 credits
Successful completion of the Principles of Biomedical Science (PLTW) course.
UC - "D" Approved

This is a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) course. Students examine interactions of body systems as they explore identity, communication, power, movement, protection, and homeostasis. Students design experiments, investigate the structures and functions of the human body, and use data acquisition software to monitor body functions such as muscle movement, reflex, and voluntary action, and respiration. This course is a pre-requisite for the third course in the pathway, Medical Interventions.



5475 BIOMEDICAL INNOVATION -PLTW -R
11th - 12th
10.0 credits
Successful completion of Principles of Biomedical Medical Science and Human Body Systems.
UC - "G" Approved

In Biomedical Innovation, students apply their knowledge and skills to answer questions or solve problems related to the biomedical sciences. Students design innovative solutions for the health challenges of the 21st century as they work through progressively challenging open-ended problems, addressing topics such as clinical medicine, physiology, biomedical engineering, and public health. They have the opportunity to work on an independent project and may work with a mentor or advisor from a university, hospital, physician’s office, or industry. Throughout the course, students are expected to present their work to an adult audience that may include representatives from the local business and healthcare community. Refer to O*NET Online (https://www.onetonline.org/) for a summary report of the detailed job description for this career. This course integrates the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Instruction reinforces core skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and mathematics. Course instruction emphasizes career ready behaviors in communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and problem solving, safety, technology, and employability skills.



5610 DENTAL CORE-R
11th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.
UC - "G" Approved

Students learn vocabulary, chair side procedures, radiographic procedures, sterilization, dental laboratory procedures, equipment care and preparation, patient education, general office procedures, and emergency procedures.



5757 MEDICAL CAREERS P-R
9th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP) Students learn the ethical and legal responsibilities of the healthcare worker, safety, HIPAA, transmission based precautions, body mechanics, transporting duties, human anatomy and physiology, normal function of body systems, advanced terminology, and vital signs. Also included are health care delivery systems, regulatory agencies, research, current technology, and socio-economic issues affecting health care. Students research career opportunities in therapeutic, diagnostic, and supportive areas.



5761 BODY SYSTEMS & DISORDERS -R
9th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medical Careers or Career Guidance Counselor's recommendation. (Previous title: Medical Careers II - R
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP) Students must be at least 16 years old, in good physical health, and able to lift 50 pounds. Evidence of TB clearance for clinical experienceHepatitis B, Pertussis (DTAP) and influenza immunization are also recommended and may be required prior to clinical placement. This course trains students on human anatomy and physiology, normal function of body systems, and associated pathologies. Students learn advanced medical terminology as applied to diseases, disorders, and medical interventions. The course includes in depth instruction on the respiratory, genitourinary, cardiovascular/ circulatory, immune, endocrine, gastrointestinal, nervous, and musculoskeletal systems. Study includes cell physiology, diseases and disorders, as well as health maintenance. This course consists of 193 hours of classroom instruction and 150 hours of clinical training at local medical facilities.



5762 MED ASST: CLINICAL & ADMIN -R
11th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommended: Successful completion of Body Systems and Disorders.
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP) Students learn medical and surgical asepsis; assisting the physician with physical examination of the patient and minor surgical procedures; electrocardiography; administration of medication by physician order; laboratory skills, to include blood withdrawal, urinalysis, and specimen collection; assisting with diagnostic procedures; nutrition; vital signs; introduction to basic anatomy and physiology and diseases commonly related to the medical office experience; medical terminology; and reinforcement of basic "prerequisite class" concepts. As part of this class, students participate in work-based learning at a medical facility for 120 to a maximum of 160 hours.



5767 NURSE ASST. LONG TERM CARE-R
10th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisites: Must be at least 16 years of age. Successful completion of Medical Careers; CPR card; current immunization, valid social security number, fingerprinting, and Dept. of Justice screening. Two-step TB test with physical exam as appropriate. Body Systems and Disorders (Medical Careers II) recommended.
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP) This course trains students for jobs at Skilled Nursing Facilities, Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF), and ICF for developmentally disabled residents. Focus is on basic nursing care, emergency procedures, communication, and working as a member of the health care team, in preparation for taking an approved written and skills nursing examination, which will qualify them for the California State Certification. This course consists of 136 classroom hours and 118 clinical hours, local medical facilities.



5774 SPORTS MEDICINE & THERAPY-R
11th - 12th
10.0 credits
Successful completion of Body Systems and Disorders and/or teacher recommendation.
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP) This course trains students to become athletic trainers, who are seeking NATA-BOC certification, however, is also pertinent to other therapeutic and sports medicine related sub-disciplines. Students learn the vocabulary, theories, principles, and skills involved with careers in sports medicine as athletic trainers. A special emphasis is placed on the history of athletic training, the sports medicine team, and the responsibilities of certified athletic trainers, athletic injury prevention, protective sports equipment, acute injury management, health care administration, and taping/wrapping techniques.



5790 PHARMACY TECHNOLOGY-R
9th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.
UC - "G" Approved

(ROP)



5841 PRIN OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE-R
10th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.
UC - "D" Approved

This a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) course. Students explore concepts of biology and medicine to determine factors that led to the death of a fictional person. While investigating the case, students examine autopsy reports, investigate medical history, and explore medical treatments that might have prolonged the person’s life. The activities and projects introduce students to human physiology, basic biology, medicine, and research processes while allowing them to design their own experiments to solve problems.


 

 

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