Medicine

Course Description

This course provides students with an introduction to healthcare, with emphasis on modern, clinical medicine. Students review basic human anatomy and physiology, then study major health concerns affecting people in the U.S. and the world. This comprehensive, 10-unit course examines such topics as infectious diseases, cancer, traumatic injuries, and healthcare career opportunities.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

9

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Prerequisites

None

Technology Skills

  • Internet Navigation
  • Word Processing
  • Email Communication

Major Concepts

  • Anatomy/Physiology
  • Human Development
  • Nutrition
  • Medical Ethics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Mental Illnesses
  • Medicine in Practice