4555 SW Elkhorn Ave
Redmond, OR 97756
Phone: 541-504-3600
Fax: 541-504-3601
Email: rvhs-info@redmondschools.org

Student Assistants and School-to-Work

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Health Occupations 1

Course #: CT504SSA

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ .5 CT

Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

Health Occupations 1 is a one trimester course that introduces students an overview of the healthcare field. The major areas of study include: health related careers, legal responsibilities and personal/professional ethics of health care professional, health care systems and medical terminology. Students will research occupations which are compatible with their goals. Throughout the course they will receive a realistic view of care options in the healthcare field via healthcare professional speakers and hands on learning activities. As part of this course, a career experience opportunity will be required by each student outside the school facility. A variety of medical occupations observations within the area will be arranged by the St. Charles Health Care Systems.

Health Occupations 2: Certified Nursing Assistant  1A and 1B

Course #: CT505SSAA, CT505SSAB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1.0 credit 1A, 1.5 credits 1B / 2.5 CT

Grades: 11, 12

Prerequisites: Health Occupations 1

Health Occupations 2: CNA 1: This course is a collaborative effort of the Redmond School District and Central Oregon Community College (COCC). Per the Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN), the course is at least 80 hours of classroom/skills lab practice and 75 hours of supervised clinical experience; totaling at least 155 hours over trimesters 2 and 3. Clinical rotations will be completed at nursing and rehabilitation centers in the Central Oregon area. Students will be CPR BLS Provider certified; undergo a background check, urine drug screen, and show proof of immunizations and TB testing prior to the start of trimester 3. During trimester 3, the student needs to have transportation to their assigned clinical site or RVHS, hold a valid driver’s license and maintain auto insurance. Successful completion of this course allows students to take the state Certified Nursing Assistant 1 exam and gives them up to 7 college credits.

Work Experience

Course #: CT906SEL

Length & Credit: 120 hours/.5 credit/ EL (Independent work outside school)

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: 16 years old

Work experience consists of a pre-existing student job that integrates work site experiences with academic learning and career development. It is an opportunity to gain employment skills while connecting work with learning at school. To qualify as a school-to-work experience, duties of employed students usually must be planned specifically to ensure work-based learning is meaningful. It involves a contract between the student, employer and the school. Students must provide copy of pay stubs showing hours completed and all withholding taxes. Maximum 2.0 credits per high school career may be earned.

Community Mentor

Course #: MD332SEL

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ .5 EL

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Adapted PE Mentor, Instructor approval and application process

Community Mentor is for students who have a passion for helping others with special needs. As a mentor you will be working with elementary students with special needs, supporting them in their daily school activities at their elementary school. This class is offered 2nd-5th period as well as a 6th period option and does require transportation to and from.

Specialized Peer Tutor

Course #: SA914SEL

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ .5 EL or no credit volunteer hours

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12 (10 instructor approval)

Prerequisites: Application process

Students in this course tutor and teach others
the skills they need to be successful in various content areas, such as English Language Arts and Math. Students receive training in organization, test-taking strategies, tutoring strategies, then apply their skills directly to those in need; earn certification as a Ridgeview High School Tutor. This course is ideal for students interested in a career in teaching, coaching, or who enjoy helping others. Students can choose to earn credit for the course, or earn service hours for clubs such as National Honors Society. Those activities may include PE, Music and Computer Programming.