Moberly Area Technical Center
Welcome to our Medical Technology Classes!
Grade 10-12 *1/2 credit*1st semester*
This course is designed to review students' basic math skills, then apply those skills to practical math applications utilized by medical career professionals. The curriculum is presented in a problem solving format utilizing applications from different medical fields. The content of this course is intended to build a beginning foundation of knowledge by applying and using examples of medications administration and procedures used by medical care professionals. NO medication will be administered in this course.
Grades 10–12 *1/2 credit* 1st semester*
This course is designed for students interested in pursuing a medical career. The curriculum of the program is to help students develop a solid beginning foundation in anatomy and physiology. The Anatomy in Clay curriculum uses hands on learning by using manikins and clay to build the anatomy systems of the human body. The content of this class will enhance the students’ knowledge base needed for pursuing a medical career.
Grades 10-12*1/2 credit*2nd semester*
This course is designed to build an awareness and understanding of current issues occurring in the field of medicine. Through the use of group activities, students might create a newscast, puppet show, historical role play or debate on an ethical, legal, social or genetic issue. Individual activities for the student might include making a brochure or power point presentation to explain traveler health problems, diseases, development of new technology or health and fitness issues. Students are encouraged to take an interest in current local, state, national and international health issues and research to obtain creditable new sources.
Grade 10-12 *1/2 credit*2nd semester*
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medical Anatomy or Anatomy and Physiology. This course is designed to build on prior basic anatomy and physiology knowledge. The curriculum makes Pathophysiology (the changes/symptoms that accompany a particular syndrome or disease) incredibly easy to learn by using vivid graphic characters. The characters and pictures help the student to maximize their power of visual thinking in understanding pathophysiology. Content includes basic descriptions of how the disorder occurs, what signs to look for and if there are risk factors that contribute to the disorders, all which will help prepare a students pursuing medical career.
Grades 10–12 *1/ 2 credit*2nd semester*
This course is designed to help familiarize students with some of the basic safety and health care skills a medical professional first develops. Included in the curriculum, but not limited to, is the practicing of such skills as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, first aide, vital signs, transfers, and principles of infection control.
Grade 10-12 *1/2credit*1stsemester*
This course is designed to help the student to acquire the medical language that is used by medical professionals. The curriculum is presented in an easy format to help students break down every word into its components. By understanding how each term is formed, students can then better identify and understand new medical terms. In addition each chapter profiles a different health profession, body system, and prompts students to master each word and its pronunciation by practicing pronouncing new terms with the use of an audio glossary.
Moberly Area Technical Center