Grade 15 - Health Science

California Principles of Health Science 1 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.