Jaime Cash - Health Science


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Jaime Cash 
Ph: 864-279-6916

Grades Taught:
9 - 12

Semester I

Medical Terminology Honors*(5540) (*Medical Terminology -AHS 102)

This course is a one-semester course to prepare students strongly interested in a health career. It will give the student a structured exposure to the interdisciplinary team approach in delivering health care in the community and will encompass many disciplines. Curriculum will include: review of infection control, safety, vital signs, CPR and AED training, body system.
(Prerequisite:  Biology or instructor recommendation)

Health Science I  (5550)
The first of four courses offered to students interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field. During this course, students are introduced to healthcare history, careers, legal and ethics, cultural diversity, infection control, professionalism, communication, basics of the organization of healthcare facilities, and types of healthcare insurance. The knowledge that students learn in Health Science I serve to prepare them for future clinical experiences such as job shadowing or internships as they advance in the Health Science courses.  
(Prerequisite:  None)
*Required course to be considered a completer

Semester II

Health Science II (5551) 

Applies the knowledge and skills that were taught in Health Science 1, while further challenging the students to learn more about the healthcare field. Health Science II will continue teaching in more detail, the units of study that include advanced study of infection control. Students will be certified in First Aid and CPR in this course. Career pathways and scenarios are introduced through each section. This course provides a foundation for further advancement in Health Science.
(Prerequisite:   Health Science I  with a grade of 70 or better, or instructor recommendation)
*Required course to be considered a completer
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