Medical/Patient Care

Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Medical Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the ever-evolving and always engaging medical industry.

Create a Brighter Future

The Medical/Patient Care Pathway gives students a broad understanding of patient care and medical practices. The pathway is a three-year elective program designed to give students who are interested in the medical or health science field an opportunity to gain specialized knowledge and training while in high school. This integrated, immersive, and work-based learning provides students with a hands-on experience with practices used in the medical field today.

Career Pathways helps students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to select a career path they’re passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new medical career. Classes include:

  • Patient Care Essentials
  • Advanced Patient Care/Medical Assistant

Get Real

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the medical field. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Guest Speakers
  • Workplace Tours
  • On or Off Site Internships
  • Certifications

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your college studies in the medical field and get a head start in your career with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential career paths these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Medical Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • EMT
  • Law Enforcement
  • Front and Back Medical Office

Industry Average: $40,000 - $100,000/Year
Projected Growth in Field: 15% or Higher

Ready to Start Helping?

Contact your college & career technician for availability. 
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Valeria Balderama
(805) 385-5885

Breathe New Life Into Your Medical Career

Have you always wanted to help people or make a powerful difference in a someone’s life? The Medical Pathway can help you fulfill that desire to assist others in times of great need. Students will learn about healthcare, physiology, and medical technology to help them excel in their medical careers. If you’re interested in the health and medical career, this pathway can provide you with the opportunity to learn, build, and refine the knowledge and skills needed to get you there.

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

AS Nursing

Emergency Medical Technician

BSN Nursing