Health Occupations

  • Health Occupations I(CNA)

     Course Description:  The Health Occupations I course gives the students the opportunity to complete their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification. It provides study in basic anatomy and physiology; career exploration including shadowing experiences; introduction to medical terminology; introduction to medical secretarial techniques; CPR, First Aid and AED training; job seeking and workplace skills; computer applications in Health Care, and the knowledge and skills of basic patient care. Students will complete skills training in the school lab and at least 40 hours of clinical experience at the local nursing home. Students are active in HOSA and can participate in Local, State and National Events.

    Course Content:

    Orientation to Health Occupations, Career Exploration, Introduction to Health Care Systems, Basic Anatomy and Physiology, Safety, The Working Environment, The Patient Unit, Introduction to the Patient, Personal Care of the Patient, Body Mechanics, FIRST AID/CPR/AED, Medical Terminology, Nutrition, Fluid Balance, Vital Signs, Fundamentals of Rehabilitation, The Isolation Patient, Care of the Terminal Patient, Supportive Care, Patient Care Planning, Alzheimers Disease, Care of Mothers and Newborns, Job Seeking Skills, Job Shadowing, Clinical @ Nursing Home, HOSA-Future Health Professionals. 

     

    Health Occupations I (Health Careers Path)

    Course Description:  This Health Occupations I course gives the students the opportunity to explore multiple divisions in the health occupations field. It provides study in basic anatomy and physiology; career exploration including shadowing experiences; introduction to medical terminology; introduction to medical secretarial techniques; CPR, First Aid and AED training; job seeking and workplace skills; computer applications in Health Care, and the knowledge and skills of multiple health occupations. Students will complete skills training in the school lab and job shadow/tour local health care facilities. Students are active in HOSA and can participate in Local, State and National Events.

     Course Content:

    Orientation to Health Occupations, Career Exploration, Introduction to Health Care Systems, Basic Anatomy and Physiology, Safety, The Working Environment, The Patient Unit, Introduction to the Patient, Body Mechanics, FIRST AID/CPR/AED, Medical Terminology, Vital Signs, Fundamentals of Dental Careers, Laboratory Careers, Medical Assistant Careers, Physical Therapy Careers, and Business/Office Careers, Job Seeking Skills, and Job Shadowing, HOSA-Future Health Professionals

     

    Health Occupations II    

    Course Description:  In Health Occupations II, the students learn advanced medical terminology integrated with Anatomy and Physiology.  The students do a study of basic medical math, an individual career study project relating to their future health career area, investigate current issues in health care,  and participate in a special internship/shadow (1-3 full day) program with local health facilities. OR They may take the EMT program. The course work is designed to prepare the student for service on an ambulance or rescue squad. It provides emphasis on learning techniques to provide the best care for the emergency patient.  Students are active in HOSA and can participate in Local, State and National events.

    Course Content:

    Introduction to Healthcare Terminology, Body Structure and Directional Terminology, Musculoskeletal System, Integumentary System, Gastrointestinal System, Urinary System, Male Reproductive System, Female Reproductive System, Blood, Lymphatic & Immune Systems, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Nervous System, Mental & Behavioral Health, Special Senses: Eye and Ear, Endocrine System, Oncology

    Second Semester:

    Medical Math, Individual Career Study Project, Current Issues in Health Care, Internship/Shadow Experience

    OR

    EMT Program

Clinical Schedule

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