Professions in Healthcare - 9235

Grade: 11, 12 — Credits: 3

Students learn patient care skills in the classroom, lab and at clinical sites within the community, as well as basic nursing, communication skills and applied medical terminology. American Heart Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support CPR certification will be required and completed during class. Completion of direct patient care hours and classroom instruction may provide eligibility to sit for the Missouri Certified Nurse Assistant exam, enabling students to work in healthcare while pursuing postsecondary education and enhancing opportunities for admission to advanced healthcare career programs. Students will have the opportunity to contract for honors credit.

Professions in Healthcare 1 syllabus link here.

Syllabus: View Syllabus
Prerequisites: Family Safety Registry Check, drug screen, tuberculosis test, influenza vaccine; discipline review for patterns of violence, insubordination, drugs and stealing; preference given to students with a record of strong attendance patterns. Must successfully pass first semester to continue into second semester.
Related: PLTW Principles of Biomedical Sciences, PLTW Human Body Systems, Biology, Chemistry, Lab Exploration 101, Anatomy and Physiology
Recommended: Anatomy and Physiology
Dual Credit: Yes
Articulated Credit: No