Meets VPAA One (1) Credit Graduation Requirement
Meets Math Related One (1) Credit Graduation Requirement
The Medical Assistant course prepares the student to support physicians by providing assistance in an office or clinical setting. Medical clinical and office procedures are taught. Heavy concentration on anatomy and physiology with medical terminology are part of the curriculum. CPR/First Aid, MIOSHA Safety Curriculum and the Health Science Core are taught. Employability skills are promoted. Upon successful completion of this course students may be eligible for an externship in their senior year in various health care facilities. Students will be able to participate and join in the professional student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America).