Biomedical Science I - Blended course: online content and labs on campus (instructor: Vickie Albritton). The course will be open from June 1-June 30, 2021. (course materials will be available Monday, May 24th). REQUIRED LAB attendance: Tuesday and Thursday mornings each week, 9:00 am-12:00 pm. (Students with pre-arranged absences can schedule make-up lab time) Grade: 9-12 One-half science elective credit (.50) Cost: $375 The study of biomedical science includes disciplines of science as they apply to the biology of human health, the interventions and technology used in healthcare, and public health. The Biomedical Science I course will consist of independent work through video lectures, online reading, homework, online quizzes and tests along with on campus lab work and activities. Students will be required to attend a lab session each week--Tuesday and Thursday mornings. A comprehensive final exam will be online when students complete the coursework--at the latest on Wednesday, June 30th. Topics included (but not limited to) viral infection, control of epidemics, procedures of clinical trials, public health, cardiac health, genetic testing for inherited disorders, hormone regulation, privacy regulations, bioinformatics, diagnostic testing, interventions to restore health, and preventative measures. Careers associated with each field of medicine studied will be explored. Note: This course does not replace the required biology, chemistry or physics courses required for graduation. It is one-half science credit elective that will count toward your 3 science credits for graduation.