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Health Care

This chart maps out all the courses in the discipline and shows the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them. It does not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course.


HealthCare


Options for Grades 9-12

The following courses may be offered in some schools. For course descriptions refer to the corresponding (by grade) TPJ and TOJ descriptions below.
 

Options:

TPD3M Health Care - Dental Services

TPL3M Health Care - Laboratory Services

TPM3M Health Care - Nursing/Medical Services

TPP3M Health Care - Pharmacy Services

TPT3M Health Care - Therapy Services

TPD4M Health Care - Dental Services

TPL4M Health Care - Laboratory Services

TPM4M Health Care - Nursing/Medical Services

TPP4M Health Care - Pharmacy Services

TPT4M Health Care - Therapy Services

TOC4C Child Development and Gerontology - Child Development

TOG4C Child Development and Gerontology - Gerontology

   

Exploring Technologies TIJ1O
This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Exploring Health Care TPJ1O
This exploratory course introduces students to concepts and skills related to health care, which encompasses personal health promotion, child and adolescent health concerns, and various medical services, treatments, instruments, and technologies. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Health Care TPJ2O
This course introduces students to personal health promotion, child and adolescent health concerns, and a variety of medical services, treatments, and technologies. Students will become familiar with various instruments and equipment and will learn about human anatomy, organs, and body chemistry, as well as the effects that lifestyle choices can have on personal well-being. They will plan recreational activities for youth, perform a dietary analysis, and evaluate health care practices. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to health care, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Health Care TPJ3C
This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic health care procedures, including the safe use of appropriate instruments, equipment, and materials. Students will focus on health care fundamentals, including health care terminology and the anatomical features and physiology of some major body systems. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety issues in the health care field, environmental and societal issues related to health care, professional practice standards, and career opportunities in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
Health Care TPJ3M
This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic health care procedures, including the safe use of appropriate instruments, equipment, and materials. Students will focus on health care fundamentals, including the anatomical features and physiology of the major body systems and the factors that affect homeostasis in the human body. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety issues in the health care field, analyse environmental and societal issues related to health care, and learn about professional practice standards and career opportunities in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 11
Child Development and Gerontology TOJ4C
This course enables students to examine the stages of child development and the aging process. Students will study the processes of disease and factors contributing to health and well-being in early and later life, and will develop skills required to meet the needs of children and older adults (care skills). Students will also learn about legislation governing the care of children and older adults; evaluate social and recreational activities, programs, and services for improving quality of life; and develop an awareness of health and safety issues, environmental and social issues, and career opportunities related to child care and gerontology.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
Health Care TPJ4C
This course focuses on the development of clinical skills needed to assess general health status. Students will learn about accepted health care practices and demonstrate an understanding of some basic procedures and the use of appropriate instruments and equipment. They will identify
the characteristics of the human immune system and learn about pathology and disease prevention and treatment. Students will expand their awareness of workers’ health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care, professional practice standards, and postsecondary destinations in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TPJ3C - Health Care
Health Care: Support Services TPJ4E
This course enables students to develop the basic skills needed for careers in a range of health care support services. Students will practise and apply a variety of clinical procedures and infection control skills as they learn about principles of infection control, service excellence, and the nature of the health care industry. Students will also investigate workers’ health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care, and career opportunities in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
Health Care TPJ4M
This course focuses on the development of a range of skills needed to analyse and interpret clinical findings. Students will learn about accepted health care practices and demonstrate an understanding of basic procedures and the use of appropriate instruments and equipment. They will acquire an understanding of basic concepts related to the function of the human immune system and explore the relationship between pathology and disease prevention and treatment. Students will expand their awareness of workers’ health and safety issues, analyse environmental and societal issues related to health care, and further explore professional practice standards and postsecondary destinations in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: University/CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TPJ3M - Health Care