Health Careers
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    Instructors: Shelby England, Arienne Evans

     

    6832 HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION I (HLTH ED I) DOE# 5282

    Health Science Education I is a course designed to provide a foundation of skills development to specific health careers including; patient care, nursing care, dental care, animal care, medical laboratory, and public health. Students will also receive an introduction to healthcare systems, anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology. Laboratory experiences with industry applications are organized and planned around the activities associated with the student's career objectives. Job seeking and job maintenance skills, personal management skills, self analysis to aid in career selection and completion of the application process for admission into a post-secondary program of their choice are also included in this course. Participation in HOSA encourages the development of leadership, communication and career related skills, and
    opportunities for community service.



    6842 HEALTH SCIENCE EDUCATION II: NURSING (HSE II NURS) DOE# 5284 

    Health Science Education II: Nursing is an extended laboratory experience designed to provide students with the opportunity to assume the role of nurse assistant. Student have the opportunity to learn, and then to practice those technical skills previously learned in the classroom at qualified clinical sites while under the direction of licensed nurses. These sites may include extended care facilities, hospitals and home health agencies. Throughout the course, students will focus on learning about the healthcare system and employment opportunities at a variety of entry levels of the healthcare field; an overview of the healthcare delivery systems, healthcare teams and legal and ethical considerations; and obtaining the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for providing basic care in a variety of healthcare settings. Additionally, students will build their essential job related skills such as providing appropriate personal care to patients; reporting necessary information to nursing staff; operating and monitoring medical equipment; teaching and assisting patients and families with the management of their illness or injury; and performing general health screenings. This course provides students with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to make the transition from high school, to post-secondary opportunities, and to work in a variety of health science careers. Students are encouraged to focus on self-analysis to aid in their career selection. Job seeking and job maintenance skills, personal management skills, and completion of the application process for admission into a post-secondary program are also areas of focus. Participation in HOSA encourages the development of leadership, communication and career related skills, and opportunities for community service.

    • Required Prerequisites: Health Science Education I

     

    615 Veterinary Careers I (VET CRS I) DOE# 5211

    Veterinary Careers I is a lab intensive course that introduces students to animal care and veterinary medicine. Through classroom and field experiences, students will attain the necessary skills to demonstrate standard protocols that are used in veterinary careers. This course also provides students with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to make the transition from high school, to postsecondary opportunities, and to work in a variety of health science careers. Students are encouraged to focus on self-analysis to aid in their career selection. Job seeking and job maintenance skills, personal management skills, and completion of the application process for admission into a post-secondary program are also areas of focus. Participation in HOSA or FFA encourages development of leadership, communication, and career related skills, and opportunities for community service.