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Career Management CC452X0A
This course is designed to prepare students to locate, secure, keep, and change careers. Competencies for this course are based on the National Career Development Guidelines. Strategies include: teamwork, technology, problem solving, decision-making, goal-setting, and self-management.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Nursing Fundamentals - Honors HN435X0A
This course is designed for students interested in medical careers where personal care and basic nursing skills are used. This course is an enhanced adaptation of the North Carolina Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR) Nurse Aide I (NAI) curriculum and helps prepare students for the National Nurse Aide Assessment (NNAAP). Students who pass the NNAAP become listed on the NC NAI Registry. English language arts, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include a required clinical internship in a long-term care agency. Healthcare agencies may require testing for tuberculosis and/or other diseases and a criminal record check for felonies related to drugs. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills. Students who receive honors credit must conduct a semester long research, develop and present a product based on the research, and write a paper beyond regular curriculum requirements.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: HU425X0A - Health Science II - Honors or HU422X0A - Health Science II
Health Science I HU402X0
This course investigates the health care delivery system and its services, occupations, and related sciences. Topics include the study of the language of medicine, medical mathematics, microbiology, anatomy and physiology, diseases/disorders, diagnoses, treatments, patient/client care regimens, career development, and present and future technological innovations. Skills in science, mathematics, communications, social studies and health are reinforced. Projects, teamwork, demonstrations, and HOSA competitive events serve as instructional strategies that reinforce the curriculum content. Biology is a recommended prerequisites.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Health Science II HU422X0A
This course is designed to help students expand their understanding of financing and trends of health care agencies, fundamentals of wellness, legal and ethical issues, concepts of teamwork, and effective communication. Students will learn health care skills, including current CPR and first aid training. English language arts and science are reinforced in this course. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Health Science II - Honors HU425X0A
This course is designed to help students expand their understanding of financing and trends of health care agencies, fundamentals of wellness, legal and ethical issues, concepts of teamwork, and effective communication. Students will learn health care skills, including current CPR and first aid training. English language arts and science are reinforced in this course. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills. Students who receive honors credit must conduct a semester long research, develop and present a product based on the research, and write a paper beyond regular curriculum requirements.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12