Health Science 2


Quarter Course (1 unit) 

Prerequisite: This course is recommended for students in the 10th grade who have successfully completed Health Science 1 with a 75. 

Health Science 2 applies the knowledge and skills that were learned in Health Science 1 while further challenging the students to learn more about the healthcare field. Health Science 2 will continue teaching in more detail, the units of study that include advanced study of infection control. They will learn about “Transmission Based Precautions” and become more familiar with OSHA, HIPPA, and the CDC. Students in Health Science 2 will learn how to take vital signs, record them and learn what the data means. Students will learn about the stages of life and Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs. Students will learn how law and ethics are applied in the healthcare setting. This course will introduce students to basic patient care skills. Medical terminology, medical math and pharmacology are incorporated throughout the lessons being taught. Students will be certified in American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) in this course. Career pathways and scenarios are introduced through each section. 

This course provides a foundation for further advancement in Health Science. It is required that students should score a 75 or higher in this course to advance to Health Science 3. 

COST: Supply Fee-  $30.00

Optional Cost: HOSA Membership - $35.00