The Health Science classroom provides a safe and appropriate setting for student exploration and assessment. The rigorous and challenging content of the Health Science cluster lends itself to a variety of instructional strategies, including contextual applications, virtual classrooms, and the use of multimedia. Competency-based, learner-centered instruction enables students to participate in both classroom and on-site practice of skills necessary for a career path in Health Science. The Health Science curriculum provides flexibility in meeting the needs of all students by providing a variety of instructional strategies that include project, service, and work-based learning experiences.
Students who choose to enter the Health Science field set specific academic goals for meeting the expectations of business and industry. Participation in Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) helps students achieve these goals while enhancing the development of leadership skills.
Students participating in this program area have an opportunity to earn a Career Ready Benchmark in: BLS Instructor Healthcare Provider, CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant, (CET) Certified EKG Technician, American Lifeguard Association Certification (GSHS), (EMR) National Emergency Medical Responder or (EMT) National Emergency Medical Technician.
This cluster is offered at the following schools:
Sports Medicine Programs are offered at:
Careers in this cluster include:
- Pathient Care Technicial
- Various Occupations in Allied Health
- Physical Therapist
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