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Introduction to Health and Medical Sciences
Grades 10, 11, and 12
Prerequisites: Competitive Application Process, Current up-to-date Immunization Record, PPD test

This course introduces students to a vast array of careers within the health and medical professions. Students learn basic medical skills necessary to function safely and efficiently within the medical community. Career exploration will allow students to make informed choices within related professions while preparing for future educational requirements.

Students are exposed to medical terminology, pharmacology; anatomy and physiology; and therapeutic and diagnostic interventions. Instruction also emphasizes professionalism, legal/ethical issues, and communication skills. Observational clinical rotations are offered in various healthcare settings to compliment academic instruction.

Health and Medical Sciences Instructors:

Penelope L. Myer, BSN  

Salle Sappington, MHS, MLS (ASCP)

Terri.Settle, RT(R), MBA, MEd 
Denise Canby, RPh, BS Pharmacy
Off site location:
224 Cornwall St.
Leesburg, VA 20175
Tel: (703) 771-6463
Fax: (703) 771-6563
Last Modified on February 1, 2017