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MSA Course Descriptions

Medical Careers

Academy Mission:

 

To Prepare Students For:

  • A Variety Of Medical Careers
 
  • Successful Transition To Colleges And Universities
 
  • Immediate Employment
 
  • Industry Certification
 
  • Career Portfolio Development And Presentation

 

 

 

Medical Careers- (2 semesters)

  • The Human Body: Anatomy/ Physiology
 
  • Vital Signs
 
  • Body Mechanics
 
  • CPR
 
  • Emergency First Aid
 
  • Health Care Provider Roles & Responsibilities
 
  • Advanced Medical Terminology
 
  • Health History
 
  • Patient Care Skills & Practices
 
  • Therapeutic Communications
 
  • Career Exploration in Hospitals, Health Centers & Clinics
 
  • Communication Skills
 
  • Career Portfolio Development

 

All students may apply.

Body Systems and Disorders-

(2 semesters- Meets UC-D elective credit requirements -Integrated Science)

 

  • Anatomy & Physiology
 
  • The Human Body: Disease & Pathology
 
  • Medical Interventions
 
  • Advanced Medical Terminology
 
  • Research & Technology
 
  • Limited Laboratory Procedures
 
  • 10 Key Assignments and lab Assignments; Meets D Requirements 

Medical Assisting Clinical and Administrative (2 Semesters)

 

  • AHA CPR Certification
 
  • Front Office Skills
 
  • Management Of Patient Records
 
  • Assist Physician With Physical Exams, Vital Signs
 
  • Administer Medication
 
  • Perform laboratory procedures, including: blood withdrawal, urinalysis, and specimen collection
  • 120 Hours of Externships at Local Doctor's Offices, Clinics, and Urgent Cares