Introduction to Health and Medical SciencesGrades 10, 11, and 12Prerequisites: 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, MEdDenise Canby, RPh, BS PharmacyOff site location:
224 Cornwall St.Leesburg, VA 20175Tel: (703) 771-6463Fax: (703) 771-6563