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CTE Medical Programs

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Instructor: Ms. Beverly Pope
Educational Options Center
Room S2
(951) 276-7670 ext.69032

Medical Assisting Administrative 

Audience: Open to seniors from all RUSD high schools. See your counselor for more information!
This course prepares students for entry-level employment in the medical field as a clerical assistant to a physician, to work in a medical facility, billing service, or the potential of starting their own billing service. The course covers preparation of claims for reimbursement, and electronic and manual claim submission for various types of health insurance. The students will learn secretarial tasks such as typing letters and filing. In addition to the Medical Assisting Administrative, you will obtain clinical skills for medical assisting. Students will participate in an externship in a medical office during 2nd semester. This course qualified for UC a-g credit in the "g" category. 5 credits per semester. Students may have the ability to complete two semesters worth of work in one semester and will then earn 10 credits.

Medical Assisting Clinical

Audience: Open to seniors from all RUSD high schools. See your counselor for more information!

This course prepares students for employment as a medical assistant to a health care provider in an office, clinic, or health care center. Topics include communication skills, ethics and confidentiality, anatomy, vital signs, assisting with exams, pharmacology and administration of medications including injections, venipuncture, medical terminology, metrics, EKG, and proper medical documentation. Students will participate in an externship in a medical office during 2nd semester. This course qualified for UC a-g credit in the "g" category. 5 credits per semester. Students may have the ability to complete two semesters worth of work in one semester and will then earn 10 credits.

Allied Health Occupations

Audience: 9th-12th grade

This course is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the hospital and/or community setting.  Emphasis is placed on those skills required of a health care worker in various departments of an acute care hospital setting or specific health care facility. This course will provide students with an understanding of the medical field requirements and careers available in this field. Students receive CPR training and certification. Students will learn basis medical terminology. Students who complete this course with a grade of “B” or better will receive 2 units of articulated credit with Moreno Valley College upon application. 5 credits per semester. Students may have the ability to complete two semesters worth of work in one semester and will then earn 10 credits.

Body Systems and Disorders                                                                      

Audience: 9th-12th grade 

This course focuses on human anatomy and physiology, normal function of body systems, associated pathologies, and medical interventions. Emphasis is on providing students with a thorough understanding of body systems and their interrelationships. The course includes medical terminology as applied to diseases, disorders and medical interventions. This course qualified for UC a-g credit in the “g” category. Students may have the ability to complete two semesters worth of work in one semester and will then earn 10 credits.

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