The standard first aid and CPR skills a person needs to know as the first link in the emergency medical services system. The focus is to prepare the participants to respond correctly in emergencies.
Prepares students for beginning studies in allied health careers. Includes study of terms in anatomy, physiology and pathology through word analysis with emphasis on word parts: prefix, root and suffix. Also covered are medical abbreviations and pathologic terms used for common medical diagnoses, diagnostic tests and operative procedures. Prerequisites: basic English grammar and spelling skills required.