Health Science, Medical Technology and Treatment
This coursework will appeal to students who are curious about the field of health science and want to serve in the medical field. See the course information below.
Prerequisites: Algebra 1 and English 1 (see course catalog for specific requirements for CP and Honors)
Recommended Grades: 10, 11, 12
Course 1: Health Science 1An introductory course designed to provide students with an overview of the healthcare careers and foundational skills to begin their journey towards the future as a healthcare professional. Students will gain knowledge of medical terminology along with anatomy and physiology. Computer programs, demonstrations, models, and guest speakers are utilized to enhance learning.
Course 2: Health Science 2Health Science 2 will continue teaching in more detail, the units of study that include the advanced study of Infection Control. Students in Health Science 2 will learn how to measure vital signs, record them and learn what the data means. Students will learn how law and ethics are applied in the healthcare setting. This course will introduce students to basic patient care skills. Medical abbreviations and medical math will be incorporated throughout the lessons being taught.
Course 3: Health Science Clinical StudyThe Health Science Clinical Study is for students who are interested in earning their SC Nurse Aide Certification. The course is designed to further development and application of knowledge and advanced skills common to a wide variety of healthcare professions. The Health Science Clinical Study is a senior-only course that builds on the first two courses and guides students to make connections from the classroom to the healthcare industry through clinical experiences.
Nursing, Surgical Technologist
Home Health Care
HS 1: Stop the Bleed
HS 2: CPR, NCHSE Assessment
HS Clinical Study Work-Based
SC Certified Nurse Aide
HOSA Future Health Professionals
National Technical Honor Society
Anderson School District Five
Anderson School District Five is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all students, staff, parents/legal guardians, visitors, and community members, who participate or seek to participate in its programs or activities. Accordingly, the District does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or any related medical conditions), color, disability, age, genetic information, national origin, or any other applicable status protected by local, state, or federal law.
The District will use the grievance procedures set forth in policy to process complaints based on alleged violations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008; and Titles I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.