Healthcare

 

 

The mission of the Boone High School Health Academy is to prepare students for employment and postsecondary education in the health field. Classroom instruction is integrated with lab practice, clinical experiences, and job shadowing in selected health care settings.

Students entering ninth or tenth grade are eligible to apply for the program. Those students selected for the academy must complete a three or four-year program of study, including vocational and academic components. All students are expected to complete patient care clinicals or an externship in their senior year, depending on their career focus. Dual enrollment in the area technical schools and community college as part of the career training are an anticipated goal of the program.

 

HEALTHCARE ACADEMY CURRICULUM

 

9th GRADE                                                             10th GRADE

Medical Skills and Services                                       Health Science I (min UWGPA 2.0)

English I                                                               English II

Algebra I or higher                                                 Geometry Honors or Algebra II Honors

Physical Science (H) or Biology Honors (if qualify)        Biology  or Chemistry (if qualify)

World Cultures Geography or AP Human Geography       World History or AP European or AP World History

Foreign Language (if qualify)                                     Foreign Language (first or second year)          

HOPE                                                                    Performing/Fine Arts credit

                                                                                               

11th GRADE                                                            12th GRADE

Health Science II (space limited, min UWGPA 2.5)          Nursing Assistant (space limited, min 2.5 UWGPA)

                                                                            Allied Health Assist. (space limited, min 2.5 UWGPA)

 

English III or AP English Language                                English IV or AP English Literature

Algebra II  or Trig/Analyt or Pre-calculus                       Trig/Analyt or Pre-calculus, or higher level math

Chemistry or Anat/Physiology                                      Anatomy/Physiology or AP Chem or Bio

US History or AP US History                                        US Government (.5) Economics (.5)

Foreign Language (2nd or 3rd year, or other elective)     1 Elective Credit 1 Elective credit                                                                     Valencia (if qualify) Medical Terminology or

                                                                             Professions of Caring (1 sem each)


 

Medical Skills and

Services

 

$20 HCA polo

1

9

$10.00 Lab donation requested for supplies

Designed to introduce the student to various aspects of the health care delivery system of today.  Topics include medical terminology, medical ethics, math, and basic patient care, history of health care, first aid, nutrition, growth and development.

Health Sciences 1

 

$20 HCA polo or scrubs

1

10th

$10.00 Lab donation requested for supplies

An introduction to anatomy by familiarizing the student with the structure and function of the human body.  This course includes terminology of the various body systems in relation to health and disease.

Health Sciences 2

 

$20 HCA polo or scrubs

1

11th

$25.00 Lab donation requested for supplies

Designed to prepare the student for a career in the health care industry.  Professionalism, personal qualities of health care workers, basic clinical skills for all health care professions, medical terminology and current trends in health care will be covered.  Student will become CPR certified.

Successful completion of Health Science 1 or Anatomy and Physiology AND Instructor Approval.  A Healthcare Academy Application must be completed.

Allied Health Assisting 3

 

Uniform scrubs with ORH logo required

1

12

$25.00 Lab donation requested for supplies                             Successful completion of Health Science 2 AND Instructor Approval.  Must complete Healthcare Academy Application and interview.

On site clinical at area hospitals; transportation provided by OCPS.  Current CPR certification required.  Physician physical, copy of immunization record, negative TB screening, FDLE background check, copy of medical/health insurance required, notarized parent agreement form.  Application required.

Nursing Assistant 3

 

Uniform scrubs with ORH logo required

1

12

$25.00 Lab donation requested for supplies                             Successful completion of Health Science 2 AND Instructor Approval.  Must complete Healthcare Academy Application and interview.

On site clinical at area hospitals; transportation provided by OCPS.  Current CPR certification required.  Physician physical, copy of immunization record, negative TB screening, FDLE background check, copy of medical/health insurance required, notarized parent agreement form.  Application required.

Valencia (if qualify)

Medical Terminology          HSC 1531

0.5;                     3  credits at Valencia State

11th - 12th

Must meet all dual enrollment requirements.

Study of the language of medicine.  Includes construction, analysis, spelling, application and pronunciation of medical terms and how they relate to the structure and function of the human body.

Valencia (if qualify)

Professions of Caring        HSC 1001

0.5;                     3 credits at

Valencia State

11th - 12th

Must meet all dual enrollment requirements.

Introduces careers in health profession.  Includes self exploration and increased awareness of self and others.  Focuses on American Health Care Systems and skills and understanding needed to enter health professions.

 

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