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Health Science and Technology (CTE, HE, AAF-S)

A fee may be required in these courses

Advanced Health Science - Course #3175 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5 Credits
This semester course focuses on the development of students who are interested in a healthcare career. Instruction is based on the National Health Care Skill Standards, which represent the skill and knowledge, both academic and technical, necessary to pursue a full range of healthcare professions. The National Care (Foundation) Skill Standards and Accountability Criteria can be obtained at www.nchste.org. Participation in the HOSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Emergency Medical Responder - Course #9123 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5 Credits
This course provides students with advanced emergency medical information and skills. It informs students of a variety of career options in emergency medicine. Students will be trained in the American Red Cross--Emergency Response or National Safety Council--Advanced First Aid and CPR. Participation in the HOSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Exercise Science and Sports Medicine - Course #7206 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5 Credits
This course is designed to introduce the student to the area of physical therapy and athletic training. Students will also learn components of sports medicine including human anatomy and physiology, injury prevention, first-aid practices, injury evaluations, healing processes, therapeutic modalities, sports nutrition, performance skills and career options. Participation in the HOSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Introduction to Health Science - Course #7101 | Credit (CTE, HE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5 Credits
This course acquaints students with a wide variety of careers in the health fields. Students learn basic anatomy, medical terminology, C.P.R., first aid, vital signs, ethics, job skills, etc. Health Science is not required but is recommended as a preparatory class for all medical related classes at the Jordan Technical Center. This full year class fulfills the required health credit for graduation from Jordan School District if all four quarters are passed. Participation in the HOSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Medical Anatomy and Physiology - Course #9120 | Credit (CTE, AAF-S) | Grade 11, 12 | 1.0 Credits
This full-year course provides students with an in-depth study of health care careers including clinical experience in a variety of health care settings. Instruction includes intermediate anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and abbreviations, diseases and disorders, medical ethics, and first aid. The class is designed to prepare students for a variety of health technology programs. Participation in the HOSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course.

Medical Forensics - Course #9124 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 1.0 Credits
This course is designed to create an awareness of the branch of health science relating to medical forensics. This course focuses on introductory skills and assessment in order to develop the ability to identify, analyze, and process logically using deductive reasoning and problem solving. Medical forensics involves many aspects of health science instruction including laboratory skills and safety, microscopy, toxicology, measurement, physical evidence identification, pathology, anthropology, entomology, psychology, blood spatter analysis, and career exploration.

Medical Math - Course #9133 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 11, 12 | 0.5 Credits
Prerequisite: Secondary Math 2 plus a health science course
This class prepares students with skills to compute mathematical equations related to healthcare. This course integrates medical-physiological concepts and mathematics. Students will engage in math activities including problem solving, reasoning and proof, communication, connections, and representations.

Medical Terminology - Course #9122 | Credit (CTE) | Grade 10-12 | 0.5 Credits
Course uses videos supplemented with lecture and discussion covering more than 350 medical word roots, suffixes, and prefixes. Emphasis is placed on the pronunciation, spelling, and proper usage of medical terminology. Medical abbreviations are also introduced. Participation in the HOSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this courses.


LEGEND (Credit)

A = Fine Arts
AAF-M = Applied, Advanced Foundation Math
AAF-S = Applied, Advanced Foundation Science
BS = Biological Science
CS = Chemistry Science
DS = Digital Studies
CTE = Career and Technical Education
E = Electives
ES = Earth Science
F = Financial Literacy
WG = World Geography
HE = Health Education

ILA = Individual Lifetime Activities
ELA = English Language Arts
FL = Fitness for Life
M = Mathematics
PS = Physical Science
PST = Participation Skills & Techniques
Sr. ELA= Senior English Language Arts
S = Foundation/Core Science
WH = World History
USH = US History
USGC = US Government & Citizenship

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