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Health Care Foundations

Gain the knowledge to start your path in medicine, practice clinical skills, and explore a wide range of health care careers. Broaden your opportunities for personal and professional growth with strong leadership and workplace readiness skills. This course is a prerequisite for all the Advanced Health Care Pathway programs.

Certification

  • Basic Life Support CPR

Things to Consider About This Career

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Strong communication skills and compassion for people/family

Prepares Students For the Following Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Licensed Nursing Assistant
  • Personal Assistant Caregiver
  • Pharmacy Technician 
  • Physical Therapy Technician 
  • Registered Medical Assistant

Eligibility

Grade 11, 12

Enrollment Page

Holland Codes:

Health Care Foundations Classroom/Lab
JTED @ Master Pieces Campus

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Healthcare Foundations

Location

JTED @ Camino Seco:

Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:45 to 5 p.m.

or

Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:15 to 7:30 p.m.

JTED @ Master Pieces:

Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:45 to 5 p.m.

or

Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:15 to 7:30 p.m.

JTED @ The Bridges:

Monday through Friday per school bell schedule

or

Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Program Completion/Sequence

  • Semester 1: Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Community Immersion Project, Community presentations, Exploration of healthcare pathways  
  • Semester 2: Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Community Immersion Project  
  • This program is completed in one school year, and provides an opportunity to apply for an advanced healthcare pathway

Credits

1/year

Locations offering Health Care Foundations:

  • Innovation Tech High School
  • Ironwood Ridge High School
  • JTED @ Camino Seco
  • JTED @ Master Pieces
  • JTED @ The Bridges
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