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The Medical Professionals Program (MPP) will be offered as a
three year program that will integrate academic and career related portions
that will prepare students for study and careers related to medical
field/biomedical industry. Students
completing this program will have the necessary training and skills required
for them to be successful in their chosen medical career paths. A student should pursue the MPP if they are
interested in entering a medical field, enjoy studying human biology, are
self-motivated, and can work in teams as well as independently.
MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM I 20S – 1 CREDIT
The first level of the course will introduce students to
basic anatomy and physiology involving the cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and
integumentary systems. Students will
receive training in CPR/First Aid and be eligible for certification. Exposure to various medical professionals
and off-site visits will be an important component of the course. Lectures, lab
activities, group work, and portfolios will provide students with the necessary
skills to be successful in the program.
MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM II 30S – 1 CREDIT
The second level of the MPP will begin with CPR
recertification. The study of the human
body will continue with topics including the nervous system, immunology, and
dental medicine. Specialized research
projects will have students explore specific topics related to human health,
disease prevention, and treatment options.
Participation in internships with medical professionals will be an
important component of this course as will off site visits.
MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM III 40S– 1 CREDIT
The final level of the MPP begins with CPR
recertification. Students will be
encouraged to explore an area of medical professions of their choice and will
be further integrated into internships or mentorships in those areas. A community outreach project will be pursued
so that students can present to their peers, and will facilitate
labs/presentations to earlier levels of the MPP.