Foundation Medical Course

Learn about the human body, various medical specialties in the world of medicine, and perform diagnostic procedures doctors do every day using the items and instruments included in the kit. Optionally, complete an assessment to earn 75 hours of internationally accredited, extracurricular high school credits.

$49.00 for 6 months

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Perform more than 50 fun practical projects at home and gain dozens of medical skills.

Students skin-prepping

The Foundation Medical Course

Master Medical Skills Used by Medical Professionals Daily

Perform more than 50 fun practical projects at home and gain dozens of medical skills.

After completing the Apprentice Doctor Academy Foundation Medical Course, students should have a good understanding of:

  • The basic principles of conducting a medical examination
  • An understanding of how to use several medical instruments and items
  • The basic human anatomy and physiology of the eleven bodily systems
  • The systematic approach in diagnosing diseases
  • An understanding of medical ethics
  • The importance of taking a thorough medical history
  • The meaning of multiple medical terms (medical terminology)
  • Various careers in medicine and healthcare

In addition to this, the student will have the following healthcare/medical skills:

Hand Hygiene

  • Hand washing
  • Applying alcohol hand-rub
  • Donning and doffing gloves

Distinguish between normal and abnormal bodily sounds

  • Heart sounds
  • Gastro-intestinal sounds
  • Respiratory sounds
  • Joint sounds

The student will be able to assess a patient’s vitals

  • Heat rate
  • Body temperature
  • Respiratory rate
  • Blood pressure

The student will be able to examine various bodily parts

  • The eye
  • The ear
  • The skin, hair, and nails
  • The mouth
  • The abdomen
  • etc.

The student will be able to elicit neurological reflexes

  • The Patellar Reflex
  • The Babinski reflex
  • The Pupil-light reflex

Other medical skills (perform and interpret)

  • Urinalysis
  • Pulse Oximetry

The student will have a working understanding of the following topics

  • The body’s water balance
  • The basic principles of airway management
  • Emergency medicine and trauma
  • Burn injuries
  • Growths (tumors)
  • Several metabolic diseases
  • Many infectious diseases

Who Should Enroll In This Course?

– High School students in Grade 10 to 12

– Students at premed years 1-4 levels.


Home-based learning


+-60 Hours (including practical projects).


— Register with Apprentice Doctor Academy

— Enroll in Course

— Simulation Kit (optional but recommended to complete the practical projects and practice the techniques you learn)

Click here to order your Apprentice Doctor® Foundation Simulation Kit

Certified Credits

Equivalent to sixty shadowing hours


– The Apprentice Doctor® Foundation Course and accompanying Simulation Kit (including all items and instruments in the kit) are exclusively intended for educational and training purposes. No instrument or item may be used in a real clinical medical setting (emergency or otherwise).

– Without a formal medical qualification you may open yourself to medicolegal litigation if applying these techniques on the public.

The surgical gloves contain latex. We do supply latex-free gloves as an alternative on request.

– The Apprentice Doctor® Foundation Course and Simulation Kit is suitable for students over 13 years of age. Adult supervision is recommended for students below the age of 18 years.


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