• Medical Careers

    Description 

    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

    Term

    2 semesters/2 terms
    August to June
    Advanced 2nd year available

    Credits

    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

    Articulations/Dual Enrollment

    Medical Occupations Program participates in articulation with Chabot and Las Positas Colleges

    Eligibility

    High school juniors and seniors only.

    Hours

    3 hours (daily)
    8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    or 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Costs

    No cost for high school students.