Medical Interventions – 11th Grade

Course Description

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Students follow the life of a fictitious family as they investigate how to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease. Students explore how to detect and fight infection; screen and evaluate the code in human DNA; evaluate cancer treatment options; and prevail when the organs of the body begin to fail. Through real-world cases, students are exposed to a range of interventions related to immunology, surgery, genetics, pharmacology, medical devices, and diagnostics.

Course Outline

  • Unit 1: How to Fight Infection

  • Unit 2: How to Screen Your Genes

  • Unit 3: How to Conquer Cancer

  • Unit 4: How to Prevail When Organs Fail



Mr. Weeks

 Currently teaches MI, Biology, and Molecular Biology