Biomedical Technician (14900)

Biomedical Technician (14900)

Copyright: 2017

Virginia Assignment Code: 8347

Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Prerequisites: None

CTSO: HOSA

Course Description:

In Biomedical Technician, students gain foundational knowledge and skills appropriate for a variety of medical-related career paths in the field of biotechnology. They are introduced to diagnostic and therapeutic laboratory procedures that support bioscience research and practice, and they investigate safety, quality assurance, and ethical concerns associated with the field of biomedical technology. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Biotechnology Foundations 8344 (36 weeks)

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here:

https://www.cteresource.org/career-clusters/health-science/biomedical-technician/