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Hello and Welcome to the ECHS Health Science program's website. If you are interested in medicine, and you desire a career in the health care field, this is the program for you.  Future doctors, nurses, dentists, dental assistants, physical therapists or medical office workers alike should get a general idea of what the medical field is all about while taking this class.  I can't wait to share my medical experience with you.

 

The recommendation is that students start with Health Team Relations for a basic overview of medicine in general.  This is a great place to figure out if medicine is the field for you.  HS 1 jumps directly into human anatomy and physiology and disease processes that correspond with each body system covered.  HS 2 combines the information learned in the previous two classes and takes learning to another level with some hands on skill evaluations.

Supplies needed for all classes - 3 ring binder with paper, pens, pencils, earbuds for ChromeBooks

 

Course Blueprints

HTR

Medical Terminology, History and Trends of Health Care, Health Care Systems, Personal Qualities of a Health Care Worker, Careers in Health Care, Legal and Ethical Responsibilities, Cultural Diversity, and Medical Math

HS 1

HUMAN BODY’S SUPPORT, MOVEMENT AND USE OF NUTRIENTS – structure, function and disorders of the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory and digestive systems

HUMAN BODY’S COMMNICATION AND HORMONE CONTROL SYSTEMS   – structure, function and disorders of the nervous, sensory, integumentary, urinary, endocrine and reproductive systems

HS 2

HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION STANDARDS, SAFETY, AND INFECTION CONTROL – elements of healthcare career decision making, effective communication, understanding healthcare agencies, finances, and trends, legal and ethical issues in healthcare, concepts of teamwork and fundamentals of wellness, safety and infection control procedures.

HEALTH SCIENCE STANDARDS AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES – understanding diagnostic and therapeutic services, health informatics, support services and biotechnology research and development.  Apply procedures to provide basic emergency care.

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Student Work Samples

Cedar Islands new "City of Medicine"

Health Team Relations class project