An extensive medical program offering instruction in a range of health related careers such as Pharmacy Aide, Central Supply Aide, Laboratory Aide, and Radiology Aide. Clerical preparation includes front office skills: bookkeeping, reception, telephone, insurance records, and patient relations. Administrative procedures and terminology needed to perform paperwork associated with the operation of a medical facility or physician’s office. Instruction stresses patient and insurance records, reception area, typing and bookkeeping. First semester covers:
- Medical Terminology
- Anatomy and physiology
- Vital signs
- Career research and individualized instruction in specific fields
- Second semester provides on-site training in community medical facilities &/or exam preparation to become a California Certified Medical Assistant (CCMA). NOTE: Bus Transportation will NOT be provided to or from community work sites
2 semesters/2 terms
August to June
Advanced 2nd year available
Meets the graduation requirement at the following high schools:
Science: Castro Valley, Hayward, San Leandro, & San Lorenzo
Unified School Districts.
Health & Safety: San Leandro & San Lorenzo Unified School Districts
Approved for UC “g” entrance requirement
Medical Occupations Program participates in articulation with Chabot and Las Positas Colleges
High school juniors and seniors only.
3 hours (daily)
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
or 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
No cost for high school students.