Section Detail

Course Title:
Medical Careers
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School Site:
Matilda Torres High School
Teacher Name:
Williams, Jennifer
Teacher's Email:
Madera Unified
District Contact:
Toney, Laura
District Phone:
(559) 675-4500
Industry Sector:
Health Science and Medical Technology Industry
Pathway Name:
Patient Care Pathway
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Course Description:
This course is designed to provide the student with opportunities to learn transferable skills related to entry-level health occupations, explore career options, and become knowledgeable with post secondary educational requirements as related to such careers options. The course introduces the student to health care, placing an emphasis on a set of core skills and knowledge applicable to many health care disciplines; desirable employee attributes and job seeking skills are also addressed. Students will investigate career choices through classroom and worksite learning experiences, including community classroom, job shadowing, tours, guest speakers, etc. Career exploration activities (as related to specific job titles) are dependent on the availability of such opportunities within the district and community. Integrated throughout the course are career preparation standards (e.g., personal and interpersonal skills, problem solving, communication skills, etc.)

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