Health Sciences

  • Medical Skills A 06510A
    This course will focus on health science standards and introduce students to the knowledge and skills required of future healthcare professionals and healthcare consumers. Students will be introduced to basic patient care skills and an understanding of health care systems, communication, medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, legal and ethical issues, safety, infection control principles, and basic emergency procedures while exploring healthcare careers and developing employability skills. Participating in HOSA-Future Health Professionals is strongly encouraged. **Pathway: Health Sciences

    COURSE NOTE: Combine with completion of 06510B - Medical Skills B to complete the state-approved formal CTE program for 1.0 exchange credit in Science or World Language or Visual, Performing & Applied Arts.   This course is authorized as part of a MI state-approved CTE program and is a related course for health science work-based learning experiences.

    Upon completion of Medical Skills A&B, a certificate of proficiency may be earned with a passing score of 70% or better on the National Health Science Exam, which may be useful when seeking entry level employment in a healthcare facility or applying to college programs. 

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 06510B - Medical Skills B

    Medical Skills B 06510B
    This course will focus on health science standards and introduce students to the knowledge and skills required of future healthcare professionals and healthcare consumers. Students will be introduced to patient care skills and an understanding of health care systems, communication, medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, legal and ethical issues, safety, infection control principles, and basic emergency procedures while exploring healthcare careers and developing employability skills. Participation in HOSA-Future Health Professionals is strongly encouraged. **Pathway: Health Sciences

    COURSE NOTE: Combine with completion of 06510A- Medical Skills A to complete the state-approved formal CTE program for 1.0 exchange credit in Science or World Language or Visual, Performing & Applied Arts.  This course is authorized as part of a MI state-approved CTE program and is a related course for health science work-based learning experiences.

    Upon completion of Medical Skills A&B, a certificate of proficiency may be earned with a passing score of 70% or better on the National Health Science Exam, which may be useful when seeking entry level employment in a healthcare facility or applying to college programs. 

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Regular GRADE: 10-12
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 06510A - Medical Skills A

    Medical Skills Field Study 06522

    This one-semester course, taken along with Medical Terminology during the same semester, is designed to provide practical application to the concepts learned in Medical Skills A&B and introduce students to new skills required of entry-level healthcare professionals, including mastery of vital signs, assisting with activities of daily living, moving, turning, ambulating and positioning patients, laboratory and diagnostic procedures, such as, EKG and phlebotomy. Students will apply these skills through simulations and/or real-world experiences in the healthcare setting in preparation for college and career readiness as a future health professional.  Participation in HOSA-Future Health Professionals is strongly encouraged. **Pathway: Health Sciences

    COURSE NOTE: NF Required Form ; teacher approval at FHS

    This class must be taken concurrently with 06520 - Medical Terminology and with teacher approval. Students must arrange their own transportation to and from the off-site healthcare facility. Students may be required to show evidence of immunizations, a negative TB screen, a criminal background check, and a drug screen, in addition to other healthcare facility requirements.

    Upon successful completion of this course, students may be eligible to earn the Patient Care Technician credential.

    This course is authorized as part of a MI state-approved CTE program and is a related course for health science work-based learning experiences. 

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE:  Advanced GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 06510A/B - Medical Skills 
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 06520 - Medical Terminology

    Medical Terminology 06520

    In this one-semester course, taken along with 06522-Medical Skills Field Study, students will learn and develop a working language of medical terminology, abbreviations, human anatomy and physiology and the human body in health and disease, in addition to advanced medical procedures. Participation in HOSA-Future Health Professionals is strongly encouraged. **Pathway: Health Sciences

    COURSE NOTE: This course must be taken concurrently with 06522 - Medical Skills Field Study and with teacher approval. 

    Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible for 3 articulated college credits. This course is authorized as part of a MI state-approved CTE program and is a related course for health science work-based learning experiences.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 06510A/B - Medical Skills 
    COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 06522 - Medical Skills Field Study

    Health Science Terminology 06523
    This course is intended for senior students interested in pursuing a health science career. Students will learn medical terminology, medical abbreviations, human anatomy and physiology, and specific disease processes, along with a foundation of surgical and diagnostic procedures. Participation in HOSA-Future Health Professionals is strongly encouraged.  **Pathway: Health Sciences
    COURSE NOTE: 

    This course is for seniors who are/have not taken 06520 - Medical Skills Terminology and 06522 - Medical Skills Field Study.  Upon successful completion of this course, students may be eligible for 3 articulated college credits.

    This course is authorized as part of a MI state-approved CTE program and is a related course for health science work-based learning experiences. Students should contact the CTE program teacher for more information.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced GRADE: 12
    PREREQUISITE: None

    Emergency Medical Responder 06521

    Students in this one-semester course will learn knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain and minimize consequences of injury or sudden illness until more advanced medical help is available. This course includes CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer, Healthcare Provider certification and Emergency Medical Response certification. Participation in HOSA-Future Health Professionals is strongly encouraged.  **Pathway: Health Sciences

    COURSE NOTE:  Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible for 4.0 articulated college credits. This course is authorized as part of a MI state-approved CTE program and is a related course for health science work-based learning experiences. 
    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 06510A/B - Medical Skills 

    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 6530A / 6530B
    This two-semester course is designed to prepare students to provide care and treatment for critically ill and injured patients. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in the field of emergency care, such as patient assessment, trauma assessment, vital signs, splinting/backboarding, bandaging, airway management, medication administration and treatment of burns and shock.   Participation in HOSA-Future Health Professionals is strongly encouraged.   **Pathway: Health Sciences
    COURSE NOTE: EMT Application/Teacher Recommendation Form 

    Students will be required to show evidence of immunizations, a negative TB screen, must be able to lift 50 pounds, pass a physical exam, criminal background check and a drug screen, in addition to other healthcare facility requirements for clinical experience. Students will also be required to provide their own transportation to clinical sites no later than the beginning of second semester. 

    Upon successful completion of this course, students may be eligible for the National Registry Exam for EMT licensure which requires the completion of unpaid clinical hours at designated sites after school. Eligibility for the National Registry Exam for EMT licensure consists of completion of 32 clinical hours, being 16 years of age upon completion of this course, pass this course with an 80% or better.

    This course is authorized as part of a MI state-approved CTE program and is a related course for health science work-based learning experiences.

    CREDIT: 0.5 TYPE: Advanced GRADE: 11-12
    PREREQUISITE: 06510A/B - Medical Skills   or 10480 - Anatomy & Physiology with a C or better

    COREQUISITE: If you take this course, you must also take 6530B - Emergency Medical Technician