Allied Health Careers A/B

Allied Health Careers focuses on the health care delivery system and careers in allied health services. In semester A, students begin by learning the structures and functions of various body systems. They explore common diseases and disorders of each system and discuss strategies and factors that influence overall health and wellness. In addition, semester A covers medical terminology, diagnostic imaging techniques, electrocardiography, common laboratory tests, and respiratory care.

Semester B focuses on the skills and knowledge needed by allied health professionals in various health care fields. It also covers information concerning safety, law, and ethics in health care settings. In addition, students learn important workplace skills related to communication, teamwork, and leadership.

The lesson activities, unit activities, course assignment, and course project help students develop and apply critical thinking skills. The videos keep students engaged. And the practice test at the end of the course helps students reinforce their understanding of key concepts