Classes

 

  • Introduction to Health Professions A & B
    • A: Students will be introduced to careers available in the health care field.  Careers include but are not limited to first responders, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and emergency dispatchers.  Students will learn what is required to become a successful healthcare professional, learn terminology in the healthcare field, learn and become certified in first-aid, and CPR/AED use. This course will also introduce the variety of professions available in the sports medicine fields including but not limited to CNA, athletic trainers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, personal trainers, nurses, etc.  Two trimesters of Intro to Health Professions can be substituted for the Health requirement) ($40 optional fee for CPR certification and supplies)  Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore standing
    • B (Medical Terminology): This course presents a study of medical terminology, prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, special endings, plural forms, abbreviations, and symbols.  All body systems, anatomical reference, pharmacology and medical specialties will be considered.  Emphasis is placed on spelling, definition, usage, and pronunciation.  (If class not offered due to enrollment, available online through IDLA) Prerequisites: Successful completion of Introduction to Health Professions A

     

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology A & B
    • Human anatomy and physiology is a course that will enable students to develop an understanding of the relationships between the structures and functions of the human body. This course is designed to provide an opportunity to investigate the human body, its structure, function, and how the human body reacts to external stimuli throughout everyday life. Students will also learn the mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis within the human body. Topics covered will include the basic organization of the body, and major body systems along with the impact of diseases on certain systems. students will learn through reading materials, study guides, unit worksheets, group work, projects, and labs with Anatomy in Clay. Students completing human anatomy & physiology will be prepared to take on post-secondary classes involving health related fields of study. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Introduction to Health Professions A & B with a C or better and Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing

     

  • Sports Medicine 1
    • This course covers the basic skills and fundamentals necessary for a student to begin their training in sports medicine. This course will cover the basics of sports medicine, including but not limited to; the history of athletic training, infection control, Universal/Standard Precautions, vital signs, medical law and ethics, body mechanics, and common pathologies. Students will also learn to assist in the transport of patients, organize and maintain treatment areas, and more. There is a mandatory amount of clinical hours spent working with the EHS Athletic Trainer.  Students must be BLS CPR certified or Professional Rescuer CPR certified. Prerequisites: Successful completion of Introduction to Health Professions A & B with a C or better. Students must be enrolledcurrently taking Human Anatomy and Physiology. 

     

  • Sports Medicine 2
    • This is the capstone course of the Rehabilitation Services pathway designed for students looking to further their career in sports medicine. Students will continue increasing their knowledge of the health care field of sports medicine. Students will learn and focus more in depth on common pathologies, rehabilitation treatments and techniques for common illness, injuries, and pathologies, therapeutic modalities, ambulation and gait training, patient transport, and specialty fields and settings, and how to treat a variety of patients. There is a mandatory amount of clinical hours spent in a physical therapy clinic. Students must be BLS CPR certified or Professional Rescuer CPR certified.  Prerequisites: Successful completion of Introduction to Health Professions A & B, Human Anatomy and Physiology, and Sports Medicine 1 with a C or better and Senior standing. 

     

  • Sports Medicine 3A, B, C
    • This is the internship class designed for Juniors and Seniors.

 

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