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Health Team Relations
Medical Terminology, History and Trends of Health Care, Health Care Systems, Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker, Careers in Health Care, Legal and Ethical Responsibilities, Cultural Diversity, and Medical Math
Health Science 1
HUMAN BODY’S SUPPORT, MOVEMENT AND USE OF NUTRIENTS – structure, function and disorders of the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory and digestive systems
HUMAN BODY’S COMMUNICATION AND HORMONE CONTROL SYSTEMS – structure, function and disorders of the nervous, sensory, integumentary, urinary, endocrine and reproductive systems
Health Science 2
HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION STANDARDS, SAFETY, AND INFECTION CONTROL – elements of healthcare career decision making, effective communication, understanding healthcare agencies, finances, and trends, legal and ethical issues in healthcare, concepts of teamwork and fundamentals of wellness, safety and infection control procedures.
HEALTH SCIENCE STANDARDS AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES – understanding diagnostic and therapeutic services, health informatics, support services and biotechnology research and development. Apply procedures to provide basic emergency care (first aid and CPR).
Biomedical Technology I
This course focuses on cell biology and cancer, infectious diseases, pathology, and biomedical research utilizing curriculum developed by the North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Students will learn about careers in biotechnology within the context of the course content.