Construction/Health Careers

Construction Careers

(Offered at Crane High School)

Year 1

Electrical: Rough electrical installation • circuit installation • appliances & fixtures • safety features • EMT conduits • 3-way switches • green electrical practices

Power Tools: Bill of materials • ripping & laminating • cut types • joints • cutting & machining • assembling & finishing • project design

Hand Tool: Tool identification & applications • dovetail & mortise joints • tenon joints • simple machines • proper cutting & measuring

Concrete: Volume estimation & calculations • concrete preparation • forming & rebar reinforcements • concrete mixtures • finishing

Plumbing: Pipe types & applications • fixtures • joining procedures • drain, waste & vent systems • sink & toilet installation • gas piping

Drywall: Drywall vs. Gypsum • steel framing • horizontal vs. vertical joints • butt & taper joints • corner bead • joint compound • finishing

Blueprint: Sketching • symbols • plot plans • floor plans • elevation drawings • foundations • section drawings • electrical & heating • wall & roof framing • kitchen & bath elevations • schedules

HVAC: Electrical measurements • thermodynamics • climate control • air distribution • heat exchangers • HVAC systems & principles • A/C testing & maintenance • efficiency

Wall Framing: Measuring & framing members • layout & plating • framing walls • framing doors and windows • headers • standing walls • nail driving techniques

Masonry Skills: Concrete masonry units • mortar & mixing • wall building & course calculations • corner leads • tooling joints & pointing

Health Science Careers

(Offered at Crane High School & SRCS)


Semester 1 (Crane*)

Sports Medicine: RICE method • basket weave taping • heart testing • treating toe & arch injuries • knee injuries & rehabilitation • face mask & spine boarding • steroid use • traumatic brain injuries

Vet Medicine: Disease transmission prevention • animal safety • dog & cat skeletal systems • fractures • X-rays • calculating pet costs • preventative veterinary services • parasite identification

Mental Health: Depression • drug abuse & alcohol disorders • eating disorders • bullying • conflict resolution • values & empathy • stress evaluation • PTSD • recognizing signs & intervention

Therapeutic Services: Physical vs. occupational • evaluation • range of motion • muscle testing • hip replacement recovery • evaluating stroke victim challenges • hand therapy exercises • pediatric therapy

Nursing: Infection • sanitation • effective communication skills • vital signs • phlebotomy • sensing patient health • measurements, dilutions & calculations • patient education • suturing

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Semester 1 (SRCS*)

Ophthalmology: Eye anatomy & vision • vision testing • nearsightedness vs. farsightedness • lens identification • eye diseases • selecting eyeglasses • LASIK surgery • pediatric optometry

EMT: ABCs • vital signs & symptoms of injury • controlling bleeding • splints • virus vs. bacteria • infection control • wound care • EMT training • burn injuries & flammable textiles • CPR simulation

Medical Imaging: X-ray imaging & anatomy • positioning • identifying injuries • radiation • fluoroscopy • ultrasound & fetal measurements • endoscopy simulation • imaging technologies • radiation risks

Forensics: Criminal evidence • crime scenes & chain of custody • solutions & dilutions • blood analysis • hair sample identification • lab testing • entomology • facial image reconstruction

Dentistry: Anatomy & charting • hygiene • tooth decay • radiography • research • tooth decay removal • gum disease • impressions • casting tooth models • dental examinations • cavity filling

* The Health Science Careers units will swap locations at semester time.


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Oregon Online Virtual Charter School
39235 Hwy 205
Frenchglen, OR 97736
Email: m.hawley@silviesrcs.org
Direct School Line: 541-589-2401
Sponsoring District Office: 541-493-2404
FAX: 541-722-7129
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