Once upon a time... A History of Medicine



This unit will review the historical events leading up to the modern age of medicine. Students will gain an indepth understanding of of how medicine has evolved into a professional and practiced art. At the conclusion of this lesson, students will develop a deeper appreciation of the practice of good medicine.

lesson time

complete period
57 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (3)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • 1. The student will be able to identify significant advances in the medical field
  • 2. The student will be able to explain how experiences and discovers of the past are impacting the practice of medicine today

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