Health Careers

Course Information​

​Available to students ​enrolled at these school districts.

Placer Union High School District​Roseville Joint Union High School District​Rocklin Unified School District​Western Placer Unified School District​Placer County Charters

Length of Course

Full Year |   August - June  |   (540 hours)

Section Meeting Times and Locations

​Auburn CTE Center
​Oakmont High School (RJUHSD Student Only)

​​1)   7:30 – 10:30am – Auburn CTE Center (Click for directions) - TBD - Room 8 

2)   1:00 – 4:00pm – Auburn CTE Center (Click for directions) - TBD - Room 8

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​3)   1:15 – 4:15pm – Oakmont High School (Click for directions) - Room 108

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​Instructor Contact Information

​​Auburn CTE Center​​Oakmont High School
Rosemary Davis
Marcella Cruz
916.782.3781 x2655

​ Student Learning Experiences

  • Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • Infection control practices
  • Disease processes
  • Taking vital signs
  • Basic patient care skills
  • Basic anatomy and physiology
  • Medical ethics and confidentiality in the health care setting
  • Preparation for internships
  • Development of a professional portfolio
  • CPR for Health Care Providers

 Recommended Classes and Preferred Prerequisites

  • Biology and/or life science

  • English

  • Aptitudes in finger and gross motor dexterity

  • High level English grammar, verbal skills and spelling

  • Ability to follow complex instruction sets

  • Good hygiene and emotional maturity

Job Site (Internship) Placement

Internship opportunities offer cross-training in a wide variety of areas of the hospital and convalescent hospitals, emergency facilities, and outpatient medical settings.

​​Auburn CTE Center​​Oakmont High School

Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital

Sutter Roseville

Inpatient care units or ancillary services

Senior health care

Alternative medicine

Schools for disabled children

Rehabilitation centers

Kaiser Roseville

Med 7 Roseville


Dr.Fleming-Loomis Chiropractic

McCarthy PT

Baby Connection

Casa De Santa Fe

Summerset Assisted Living

Alta Manor

Eye Q Optometry

Roseville High School Nurse

Oakmont High School Life Skills Program

Blood Source

Related Careers

Internship opportunities offer cross-training in a wide variety of areas of the hospital and convalescent hospitals, emergency facilities, and outpatient medical settings.

  • Entry-level nurse assistant
  • Entry-level medical records clerk
  • Entry-level central sterile processing
  • Entry-level diagnostic imaging aide
  • Entry-level registration
  • Medical clerical
  • Dietary aide
  • Cardiac rehabilitation aide
  • Chiropractic aide
  • Activities assistant
  • Central supply worker
  • Unit secretary

​ Local Post Secondary Sequences

2+2 College
Articulation Credits
Community Colleges Certificate
A.A./A.S. Programs
4-Year Colleges
B.A./B.S. Programs

SC:    H ED 1 (3)
SC:    H ED 2 (3)

SC: H ED 1 (2)
SC: H ED 2 (3)
ARC: Gerontology
ARC: Nursing & Allied Health
ARC: Nutrition & Foods
ARC: Paramedic
ARC: Respiratory Care
ARC: Speech & Language Path.
BC: Medical Front Office Asst.
BC: Medical Transcription
BC: Nursing
BC: Paramedic
BC: Respiratory Care
CRC: Allied Health
CRC: Health Education
CRC: Health Info. Technology
CRC: Medical Assisting
CRC: Nutrition and Foods
CRC: Pharmacy Technician
CRC: Psychology  FRC: Vocational Nursing
SC: Registered Nursing
SCC: Physical Therapy Assistant
SCC: Registered Nursing
SCC: Vocational Nursing
SCC: Occupational Therapy Asst.
SHA: Allied Health
SHA: Nursing
SHA: Medical Transcriptionist
SHA: Medical Office Specialist
SHA: Medical Billing Specialist
SHA: Optometric Technician
SHA: Orthopedic Technician
SHA: Pharmacy Technician
YC: Emergency Medical Tech.
YC: Medical Office Procedures
YC: Nursing
YC: Psychiatric Technician
YC: Radiologic Technology

CSU Chico: Gerontology
CSU Chico: Health Science
CSU Chico: Health Science Admin.
CSU Chico: Nursing
CSU Chico: General Dietetics
CSU Chico: Pre-Nursing
UC Davis: Medicine (School of)
CSU Fresno: Health Science
CSU Fresno: Pre-Physical Therapy
CSU Fresno: Pre-Occupational Therapy
CSU Fresno: Nursing
CSU Sac: Gerontology
CSU Sac: Nursing
CSU Sac: Health Science

(SC: Sierra College; ARC: American River College; BC: Butte College; CRC: Cosumnes River College; FRC Feather River College; SCC: Sacramento Community College; SHA: Shasta College; YC: Yuba College) ​ ​

Important Notes/Requirements

​Required Spring Orientation
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Blended/Online Instruction
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Prior to placement:
In-Class: Tue- Thurs
Online: Mon and Fri

​Self-Provided Transportation Required
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Dress Code Requirement
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​Background Check Requirement
Possible if age 18+

​Drug Screen Requirement
Possible if age 18+

​Proof of Immunization Required
Depending on placement
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​Recommended High School Credits

20 Credits per Semester

​Articulation Credit Available
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