Grade 15 - Health Science
Principles of Health Science A - Semester 1 (Credit: 0.50)This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the
five systems related to health care: diagnostic, therapeutic, health informatics, support services,
and biotechnology research and development systems. This course has 14 lessons organized
into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
This course will cover the history of health care in the United States, job opportunities in the five
healthcare systems, the qualifications and skills required to work in the healthcare sector, and
factors that are important in a workplace environment such as communication skills, knowledge
of laws and ethics related to health care, and knowledge of nutrition principles.