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Healthcare Foundations

  • Explore a wide range of healthcare careers, the roles and responsibilities of a healthcare team, and the importance and function of community healthcare
  • Develop the professional skills and terminology required by healthcare experts through practical lab experiences including taking and charting patient vital signs, learning body mechanics, sterilization and disease prevention
  • Examine how ethics, morals, cultural and personal values are upheld in medical professions
  • Complete this prerequisite to enter Medical Assisting, Caregiver, Certified Nursing Assistant and Emergency Medical Technician programs

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This is the prerequisite for all Healthcare Pathway programs.

Locations:  JTED @ Camino Seco, JTED @ Master Pieces, JTED @ Empire, JTED Online

Eligibility:  Grade 11
No high school diploma or GED before program completion

Credits:  1/year

Meeting times:
JTED @ Camino Seco: M/W or T/TH 5-7:30 p.m., T/TH 2:15-4:45 p.m., Open Lab: F 12-5 p.m.
JTED @ Master Pieces: M/W or T/TH 2:15-4:45 p.m., or 5-7:30 p.m., Open Lab: F 12-5 p.m.
JTED @ Empire: M-F, Periods 5 & 6
JTED Online + class 2nd and 4th T/month 4:30-7:30 p.m. (Location TBD)

Fees: None. Required uniforms and additional supplies are the student’s responsibility.


Locations offering Healthcare Foundations:

  • JTED @ Camino Seco
  • JTED @ Empire
  • JTED @ Master Pieces
  • JTED Online
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