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

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Advanced Health Science | Course #3175 | Credits (CTE) | Grades 12 | Credits .5
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 Participation in the HOSA youth leadership organization may be an integral part of this course. 

Criminal Investigation | Course #3142 | Credits (CTE, AAF-S) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
In this course, the student will examine the process of identifying and arresting criminal suspects, types of crimes and offenses, and preparing for court.  The student will study the history of criminal investigation and explore the relationship between investigation and the courtroom processes by examining case studies. By the end of the course, the student will be able to define terms related to criminal investigation, outline the history of criminal investigation, and analyze the process of criminal investigation.  The student will also be able to examine types of criminal offenses and explain the relationship between criminal investigation and the courtroom process.

Emergency Medical Responder | Course #9123 | Credits (CTE) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
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 | Credits (CTE) | Grades 11, 12 | Credits .5
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.

Health and Community Wellness | Course #7102  | Credits (HE) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5/1.0
A hands-on, project-based course designed to teach students the basics of community wellness program planning through the introduction of project planning principles recognized world-wide in the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.  First semester will contain all of the consumer health curriculum that is necessary for graduation credit.  Second semester, students will plan, implement and evaluate a community wellness project.  

Introduction to Health Science | Course #7101 | Credits (CTE, HE, E) | Grades 10-12 | Credits 1.0
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 | Credits (CTE, AAF-S) | Grades 11, 12 | Credits 1.0
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 | Credits (CTE) | Grades 11, 12 | Credits 1.0
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.jltc

Medical Math | Course #9133 | Credits (CTE) | Grades 11, 12 | Credits .5
Recommended 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 | Credits (CTE) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
Course uses videos supplemented with lecture and discussion covering more than 350 medical word roots, suffixes, and prefixes. Emphasis is placed on 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 course.

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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