Health Sciences I & II

Health Sciences I introduces students to careers available in the health field, basic anatomy and physiology, and basic patient care skills.  Upon completion of this course, students will be trained to be entry-level general basic health-care assistants and trained in CPR and first aid.  This course offers 2 units of credit. Biology I (75 or higher) is a prerequisite for this course.


Health Sciences II exposes students to advanced skills in the various health occupations and the basic health-care sciences.  Students may participate in shadowing experiences in selected health-care facilities.  Upon completion of this course, students will be trained to be entry-level assistants in various health occupations and will be certified in CPR at the health-care provider level.  Health Sciences II includes a minimum of 100 hours of clinical-type experience.  This experience can include tours and observation of health-care facilities, guest speakers, and lab practice in the classroom.  This course offers 2 units of credit.  Also, students who complete Health Sciences I & II may count one of the credits earned as one science credit toward graduation requirements.


Program Components

Health Sciences I:

  • Career Exploration & Safety Precautions
  • Medical, Legal, & Ethical Responsibility
  • Medical Terminology
  • CPR/First Aid
  • Regulation, Coordination, & Reproduction
  • Vital Organs, Intake, & Elimination


Health Sciences II:

  • Safety, Asepsis, & Infection Control
  • Growth & Development
  • Direct Personal Care
  • Therapeutic Services & Health Informatics
  • Academic, Workplace, & Employment Skills


Instructor - Mrs. Dana Chapman


Health Sciences