Medical Interventions (PLTW)

SCED Code: 14063
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours: 140
Credits: 1
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
CTSO: HOSA-Future Health Professionals
Non-Traditional?: M

In this specialization course for Project Lead the Way (PLTW), students are taught concepts in fighting infections, understanding genetics, and preventing, detecting, and treating cancer and organ failure. 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.

Download Cartridge File

Use this to download a zipped Common Cartridge file containing your course and resources. If your PC asks you to select an app to open the file, simply click away from the app selection window. You do not need to unzip or open the file.

You will import the file into your learning management system. For further instructions on importing your course, see the FAQ section of our website for step-by-step instructions.

Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Biotechnology Research and Development
  • Biochemists and Biophysicists
Diagnostic Services
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologists
  • Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
  • Radiologists
Health Informatics
  • Epidemiologists
Support Services
  • Communications Equipment Operators, All Other
Therapeutic Services
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Audiologists
  • Dental Assistants
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Home Health Aides
  • Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Massage Therapists
  • Medical Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Aides
  • Opticians, Dispensing
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Physicians, All Other
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Surgical Technologists
  • Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Pathway Occupation
Counseling & Mental Health Services
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
  • Rehabilitation Counselors
  • Social and Human Service Assistants
  • Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

Pathway Occupation
Engineering & Technology
Science & Mathematics
  • Animal Scientists
  • Microbiologists
  • Materials Scientists

Have Questions?

Whether it's about the site, curriculum, or services we provide, we want you to know we're here to help and answer any questions you might have. Reach out to our team!

Let's find what you're looking for