This course expose students to the variety of opportunities available within the health care industry (e.g., such as nursing, therapy, dental care, administrative services, and lab technology). These courses provide experiences in several of these occupational clusters, along with information and knowledge related to the health care industry as a whole.
Course puts main focus on personal health topics such as stress management, lifelong activities, exercise, nutrition and healthy self-image.
Evaluation of consumer decisions based on advertising and many management skills are also emphasized.
This course will present human body and biological systems. Students learn anatomical terminology, cells and tissues, study functional systems (skeletal, muscular, digestive, etc.) and dissect organs of select systems.
In Medical Terminology courses, students learn how to identify medical terms by analyzing their components. These courses emphasize defining medical prefixes, root words, suffixes, abbreviations, spelling, pronunciation, correct usage, and meaning relating to body systems, medical science, and medical specialty. The primary focus is on developing both oral and written skills in the language used to communicate within health care professions.
This course content will provide students with work experience in the five career pathways. Goals are typically set cooperatively by the student, parents, teachers and employers. The course will include classroom activities involving research of the various careers in the health profession and one rotation within each of the five pathways for the Health Science Education cluster. The rotational clinical/shadowing experience for students may occur at a variety of settings (i.e., dentist office, Therapeutic; occupational therapy, diagnostic; social worker, Health Informatics; interpreter, Support Services; pharmacy, Biotechnology). The work experience may be paid or unpaid.
In this capstone course, students will design and conduct experiments related to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease or illness. They will apply their knowledge and skills to answer questions or to solve problems related to the biomedical sciences. They will become familiar with mammalian anatomy through dissection. Students will analyze real world data and scenarios, related to public health and safety, and draw conclusion from those situations. They will also become familiar with current microbiology and genetics techniques and protocols.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Clinical Medical Assistant
Data Entry Coordinator
Dental Lab Technician
Home Health Aide
Licensed Practical Nurse
Nursing Aides, Orderlies & Attendants
$11.07/hr $23,025 annual
Licensed Practical Nurse
$18.04/hr $37,523 annual
Certified Athletic Trainer
$20.39/hr $42,411 annual
$28.25/hr $58,760 annual
Mr. Dustin Klassen, Lead
Mr. Duane Knoll