• Health Science I
    2 Semesters, 6 High School Credits
    12 Dual Credits
    Grade Level: 10 - 12
    Prerequisites: None

    Health Careers I gives the student the opportunity to explore careers in the healthcare field, learn medical terminology and basic anatomy and physiology. Students will have the opportunity to become CPR and First Aid certified. This class uses the classroom, an in-school laboratory that provides simulated hands-on experience and allows students the opportunity to job shadow in a healthcare facility. Career opportunities include nursing, radiology, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, surgical technology, medical assisting, pharmacy, veterinary assisting, and various other healthcare careers.

    Health Science II
    2 Semesters, 6 Credits
    11 Dual Credits
    Grade Level: 11 - 12
    Prerequisites: None

    Health Science II builds on the competencies acquired in Health Careers I and allows for more in-depth knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be developed in a specific occupation. Simulated in-school lab experiences and internships will be offered in a healthcare setting. This experience is organized and planned around the student’s individual career objectives. Career opportunities include nursing, radiology, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, surgical technology, medical assisting, pharmacy, veterinary assisting, and various other healthcare careers.
     
     
     
     

     

    Indiana College and Career Pathway Plan – State Model

    Cluster: Health Science

    Career Pathway: Nursing

    Concentration: Nursing

    Core 40 with Honors High School Graduation Plan*

    *This is a SAMPLE plan for schools to use in planning. Course sequences and grade level in which courses are offered may vary according to local policies, practices and resources.

    Students should enroll in Indiana Career Explorer, complete interest inventories, and investigate
    careers in clusters & pathways prior to or during the time they create their individual Pathway Plans.

    SECONDARY

    Grade

    English/

    Language Arts

    Math

    Science

    Health/PE

    Social Studies

    CTE/Career Preparation Courses

    for this Pathway

    Other Elective Courses

    for this Pathway

    9

    English 9

    Algebra I

    Biology

    Health & Wellness/

    Physical Ed

    Preparing for College and Careers;

    Nutrition and Wellness

     

    Computer Apps;

    Personal Financial Responsibility

    World Language

    10

    English 10

    Geometry

    Chemistry

    Geography/History of the World or World History/Civilization

    Interpersonal Relationships

    Human Development and Wellness or Child Development

     

    World Language

    11

    English 11

    Algebra II

    3rd Core 40 Science

    US History

       **Health Science Education I

    (may include**Medical Terminology)

     

    World Language

    12

    English 12

    Math or Quantitative

    Reasoning

     

    Government

    Economics

     **Health Science Education II

    (may include**Anatomy and Physiology)

     

    Fine Arts

    State specified Pathway Assessments: NCHSE Core Foundations; Nursing or Nursing Assistant programs may use the Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)

    Industry Recognized Certification: CPR/AED Professional Rescuer(Healthcare Provider (this is not considered for TSA)

     

    Postsecondary Courses Aligned for Potential Dual Credit**

    **See individual Course Frameworks for alignment of high school course standards and postsecondary course objectives

    Ivy Tech

    Vincennes University

    §        APHY 101 Anatomy & Physiology I

    §        HLHS 100 Introduction to Health Careers

    §        HLHS 101 Medical Terminology

    §         HLHS 107 CNA Preparation (CNA Prep – certification, HC support, and 1 credit toward Nursing degree)

    §         HIMT 110 Medical Terminology

    §         BIOL 111/111L – Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology