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Health Science II

AC Reynolds High School

Teresa Edwards RN MSN NBCT

Course Description

Health Science II 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. 

 

Course/teacher information and weekly lesson plans will be posted on my school website.

 

Textbook

Diversified Health Occupations

Healthcare Science Fundamentals

Course Requirements

To receive credit for the Health Science II course, students will successfully participate in all activities designated by the instructor.  These will include written work (study guides, diagrams, worksheets, individual and group activities/projects, quizzes and tests, creative role play, lab activities, computer activities, and some performance of basic health care skills). 

Course Goals

Students will be able to:

  • Meet all course competencies
  • Develop good oral and written communication skills
  • Utilize appropriate academic skills and knowledge including mathematics, science, social studies, and language arts
  • Utilize computer programs for competency mastery, research, and communication
  • Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal and employability skills
  • Exhibit curiosity, creativity, open-mindedness and the ability to think critically about health care issues.

 

Grading Criteria

Semester Average

Tests                                                      33%

Classroom Assignments                       34%

Major Projects (Group or Individual)   33%

Final Exam                                           25% of Final Semester Grade

Cheating in any form is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.  Any student(s) involved in cheating will receive a grade of “0” for that test or assignment.

Student Expectations/Class Rules

  • Adhere to all rules and regulations in the AC Reynolds High School student handbook. 
  • Positive attitude
  • Respect for teacher, classmates, yourself and our classroom environment
  • No food or drink (except water) in the classroom/lab area

Consequences of Inappropriate Behavior

  • 1) Warning 2) Parent Contact 3) Classroom Detention before/after school
  • Serious violations will immediately involve administrative support

Make-up Work

Make-up work is due no later than 5 days following an absence.  It is the student’s responsibility to inquire about missed work. Any makeup work not completed within the 5 day limit will be entered as a “0”.  If you are present on the day a test is announced but absent on the day of the test, you are expected to make up the test for the first day you return to school.  All projects or presentations are also due on the first day you return to school following an absence.

Course Outline

  1. Understand healthcare foundation standards
  2. Understand safety and infection control procedures
  3. Understand health science standards
  4. Apply procedures to provide basic emergency care

I have read and understand the content of this document, including course content, grading criteria, and student expectations.

 

Student Signature__________________________________________________________Date_______________________

 

Parent Signature___________________________________________________________Date_______________________

 


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