Last modified: March 6, 2019
Intro To Health Science (CTE)
- Semester, Grades 9 – 12
- Prerequisite: None
This semester course is designed to create an awareness of career possibilities in health care and inform students of the educational options available for health science and health technology programs. Instruction includes beginning anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, medical ethics, diseases, and disorders. The course prepares students for the Medical Anatomy and Physiology course and/or for a variety of health technology programs.
Exercise Science/Sports Medicine (CTE)
- Full Year, Grades 11 – 12
- Prerequisite: Health Education II
This CTE course is for students interested in medical or coaching related fields. The class involves a lot of hands on work including emergency care, prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. The course includes study and evaluation of body joints. Considerable time is spent learning to tape for injury prevention. The class surveys careers related to Sports Medicine. After school hours are required with Timpview athletics. State Skills Certificate and UVU credit are available.
Medical Assistant (CTE)
- Full Year, Grade 12
- Prerequisite: Medical Anatomy and Physiology
Designed to combine skills of science and physiology through both clinical and administrative skill attainment, this course focuses on the medical fields. Clinical skills include: patient examination and screenings, vital signs, lab values, EKG’s, injections, CPR, first aid, medications and phlebotomy. Administrative skills include: insurance, accounts, reports, medical records, and medical transcription. Upon successful completion of the course, the student may apply for a Medical Assisting Certificate and the student will take State competency exams in May. College credit available through UVU concurrent enrollment