About the Class
Do you want a medical career with endless opportunities? This course is a starting point to begin a career in the medical field. Learn the language of doctors, nurses, and health care professionals. This course involves a curriculum of medical terminology, administrative focus, basic clinical skills, and a second semester internship! Successful completion of a high school health class and biology class are required prior to attending this program.
Learn to take blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight; perform vision screening, surgical scrub, CPR, First-Aid, medical instruments and office skills. Students in this course will complete an internship during second semester, working in a hospital or clinic setting. Therefore a grade of 80% or better is required by completion of first semester to continue the course. Successful students can also earn up to 13 free college credits through the EvCC Tech Prep program, by completing this course with a grade of B or better.
All health class students need to declare proof of insurance for internships:
Meet the Instructor
My name is Debi Freal and I am the teacher for the Medical Assisting Program at Sno-Isle TECH. I have over 27 years of teaching experience within the medical/health sciences area, including time with both Everett Community College and Edmonds Community College. I worked several years as a Certified Medical Assistant, as well as a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant. I am partnered with Providence Hospital Volunteer Services and I am a Certified Learning Coordinator.
If you are interested in a career in the medical field, this is the place to start! Please watch the video of students practicing skills, working and training to advance into health care services. Consider attending our Open House next February to see our program, speak to current students and get your questions answered!
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