• Medical Therapy

    The Medical Therapy program of study focuses on the study of biology and medicine in order to introduce students to the knowledge and skill necessary to be successful in the healthcare field in occupations such as Respiratory, Occupational, Physical, or Speech Therapy. CTE learners may also practice patient care and communication

  • Medical Therapy
  • Health Science Career Cluster® The Health Science Career Cluster focuses on planning, managing, and providing therapeutic services, diagnostics services, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development. To pursue a career in the health science industry, students should learn to reason, think critically, make decisions, solve problems, communicate effectively, and work well with others.

  • Meets the requirements of the Public Service endorsement or STEM endorsement (if math/science requirements are met).   Public Service Endorsement STEM

  • Course Information

    Courses below are not tied to grade levels.  Not all courses have a required prerequisite. 

    For more course information, click on the name of course.

    Level 1

    Course: 55420Q SEMESTER
    Principles of Health Science
    Credit: 1
    Grade: 9 - 10
    Course Key:  55420Q
    SEMESTER
    Course Name:  Principles of Health Science
    Credit: 1
    Grade: 9 - 10

    Required Prerequisite(s): None

    Certification(s): N/A

    Principles of Health Science is an introductory course designed to provide students an overview of systems in the healthcare industry.

    Future Health Professionals

    Level 2

    Course: 55410Q SEMESTER
    Medical Terminology
    Credit: 1
    Grade: 9 - 12
    Course Key:  55410Q
    SEMESTER
    Course Name:  Medical Terminology
    Credit: 1
    Grade: 9 - 12

    Required Prerequisite(s): None

    Certification(s): N/A

    This course is designed to introduce students to the structure of medical terms, including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining and singular/plural forms, as well as medical abbreviations and acronyms. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology.

    Future Health Professionals

    Course: 554431 FULL YEAR
    Health Science Theory
    Credit: 1.0
    Grade: 10 - 12
    Course Key:  554431
    FULL YEAR
    Course Name:  Health Science Theory
    Credit: 1.0 health credit
    Grade: 10 - 12

    Required Prerequisite(s): Biology

    Certification(s): American Heart Association First Aid and CPR

    This course provides students the opportunity for comprehensive study of human anatomy and physiology, medical terms, introduction to basic patient care skills, AHA First Aid and CPR certification, as well as health career exploration.

    Future Health Professionals

    Level 3

    Course: 554531 FULL YEAR
    Practicum in Health Science I (Clinical Rotation I)
    Credit: 2.0
    Grade: 11 - 12
    Course Key:  554531
    FULL YEAR
    Course Name:  Practicum in Health Science I (Clinical Rotation I)
    Credit: 2.0
    Grade: 11 - 12

    Required Prerequisite(s): Biology, Health Science Theory, and qualification packet

    Certification(s): American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR

    This course provides the student with a unique opportunity to explore a variety of health care careers. Students develop skills while training under the direct supervision of a licensed healthcare professional. The first twelve weeks of the course are spent in class in preparation for the clinical rotation intern experience. The remainder of the year students alternate between related classroom instruction and serving as an unpaid intern in a hospital or other health care facility.

    Future Health Professionals Transportation will be needed.

    Level 4

    Course: 554551 FULL YEAR
    Practicum in Health Science II (Clinical Rotation II)
    Credit: 2
    Grade: - 12
    Course Key:  554551
    FULL YEAR
    Course Name:  Practicum in Health Science II (Clinical Rotation II)
    Credit: 2
    Grade:  - 12

    Required Prerequisite(s): Biology, Health Science Theory, Practicum in Health Science I, and qualification packet required

    Certification(s): Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician

    This course provides students the opportunity to participate in unpaid clinical rotation internships at local healthcare facilities. Classroom instruction may include content designed to prepare students for Patient Care Technician, Pharmacy Technician, or other healthcare certification exams. This is an Honors Level course (beginning with the graduating class of 2023).

    Future Health Professionals Transportation will be needed.