Classes Offered

  • Course Title: Health Care Occupations
    Credit: .50 CTE Credits per Semester
    Length: 1 Year
    Level: 11,12
    Prerequisite: C or Better in Biology
    Course Description: This year-long Health Care Occupations course will serve to teach students the background and skills necessary to enter a career in the health care fields. Students will explore the landscape of healthcare in the United States, including barriers to service, legal and ethical considerations, and employability. Students will also learn technical and soft skills in the health professions, including charting, medical terminology, epidemiology, CPR/First Aid, and bedside manner and communication. 
     
     
    Course Title: Medical Terminology (Dual Enrollment with Missoula College)
    Credit: .50 CTE Credits per Semester
    Length: 1 Semester
    Level: 11,12
    Prerequisite: C or better in Health Care Occupations
    Course Description: This semester-long, dual enrollment course in Medical Terminology  through the Missoula College is designed to follow the introductory course in Healthcare Occupations and teach students more detailed medical terminology and the structure of healthcare terms. Students will explore Latin and Greek roots and how those are combined to form medical terms. They will utilize medical terminology to read the latest scientific research in healthcare, and to practice healthcare skills like communicating with healthcare providers and medical charting. The course follows a systems approach to vocabulary that incorporates pathologies of body systems, abbreviations, and procedures.
     
     
    Course Title: Public Health
    Credit: .50 CTE Credits per Semester
    Length: 1 Semester
    Level: 11,12
    Prerequisite: C or better in Health Care Occupations
    Course Description: This semester-long course in Public Health is designed to follow the introductory course in Healthcare Occupations and align with the objectives of the new undergraduate Certificate in Public Health offered by the University of Montana. Students will engage in exploration of timely public health topics and conduct their own original public health research and outreach.