The Medical Academy prepares students for a career as a patient care technician, medical administrative assistant, physician and other medical fields. Our Medical Academy aligns our students in Biology and English, offering interdisciplinary lessons. Medical Academy classes offer extensive project-based learning, job shadowing opportunities and hands on skills training. Our students participate nationally as members of the local HOSA Chapter. Job Shadowing and Internships are available for students. Guest speakers from all areas of the medical field meet with students. Students certify in adult and infant CPR.
In the Allied Health Assisting program students learn about the human body, both structurally and functionally, with emphasis on the pathophysiology and transmission of disease; gain in depth knowledge of the health care system and associated occupations; and perform skills representative of the major areas of allied health care in the laboratory and clinical settings as follows: Physical therapy, radiation, laboratory/respiratory medicine, and occupational therapy. occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of several aspects of Health Science career cluster. Work-Based learning opportunities (job shadowing and internships) with AdventHealth are integrated into the program.
MEDICAL ACADEMY COURSES
Medical Skills and Services
Health Science Anatomy and Physiology
Health Science Foundations
Allied Health Assisting 3
Medical Academy 10th – 12th grade courses are designated as honors level courses.
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS OPPORTUNITIES:
- Certified Medical Administrative Assistant
- National Certified Patient Care Technician
- Certified EKG Technician