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Biomedical Technology HB112X0
This course challenges students to investigate current medical and health care practices using technology and advances in health care research. Topics include ethics, forensic medicine, infectious diseases, organ transplants, cell biology and cancer, and biomedical research. English language arts and science are reinforced in this course
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Health Science I Honors HU405X0A
This course focuses on human anatomy, physiology and human body diseases and disorders, and biomedical therapies. Students will learn about health care careers within the context of human body systems. Projects, teamwork, and demonstrations serve as instructional strategies that reinforce the curriculum content. English language arts and science are reinforced in this course. ***Biology is recommended as preparation for this course.
COURSE NOTE: It is recommended that the student take Biomedical Technology before this class.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 10-12
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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: HU405X0A - Health Science I Honors
Nurse Aide 1 HJ015X0
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 1 (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. Must be taken with CTE Advanced Studies in Health Science.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: HU425X0A - Health Science II Honors
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take HW182X0 - NAS106 Geriatric Aide
Fundamentals of Gerontology HN442X0
This course is designed to assist future healthcare professionals to understand of the unique physical and psychological changes related to aging. Healthcare strategies to meet the needs of the aging population will be addressed. Fundamentals of Gerontology carries NC Division of Health Services Regulation registry endorsement when certain criteria are met. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include internship, and service learning. HOSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Nursing Fundamentals is recommended as good preparation for this course.
COURSE NOTE: It is suggested that you take Nursing Fundamentals before or at the same time as taking Gerontology.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: HU405X0A - Health Science I Honors or HU425X0A - Health Science II Honors
NAS106 Geriatric Aide HW182X0
This class is to be paired with Nurse Aide 1.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: HU425X0A - Health Science II Honors
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take HJ015X0 - Nurse Aide 1