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Therapeutic Services

Mrs. Brown
Mrs. Brown


Instructor: kimberly Brown

Concentration: HE0723 Therapeutic Services

Program Brochure

Program Syllabus

Courses:
0711 Foundations of Health Science
0715 Advanced Principles of Health Science
0789 Clinical Specialty I (Choose One)
0790 Clinical Specialty II (Choose One)

A) Home Health Aide
K) Family Caregiver
O) Direct Care Worker

Concentration Description:
The Therapeutic Services Concentration allows the student to explore careers focused primarily on changing the health status of the patient over time. Health professionals in this concentration work directly with patients; they may provide care, treatment, counseling and health education information.

Course Descriptions:

0711 Foundations of Health Science
This course is designed to allow instructional content to focus on basic medical terminology, growth and development, nutrition, health maintenance practices and healthcare delivery systems. It is designed to provide the student with knowledge and technical skills required for infection control and the prevention of disease transmission, CPR and First Aid. Students will be provided with the opportunity to acquire certification in these areas. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organization, HOSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools and content skill sets.

0715 Advanced Principles of Health Science
Instructional content will focus on healthcare safety, environmental safety processes and procedures, ethical and legal responsibilities and mathematical computations. Medical terminology and the reinforcement, expansion and enhancement of biology content specific to diseases and disorders are an integral part of the course. Instruction will incorporate project and problem based healthcare practices and procedures to demonstrate the importance of these skills. Students will develop basic technical skills required for all health career specialties including patient privacy, communication, teamwork and occupational safety and be provided with opportunities to obtain certifications in HIPPA/Data Privacy and health care safety. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organization, HOSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools and content skill sets.

0789 Clinical Specialty I
This course is designed to allow the student to choose a career work-based experience from the following specializations:

Select 1:

(A) Home Health Aide
(B) Certified Nursing Assistant
(C) Family Caregiver
(D) Direct Care Worker

Upon successful completion of the prerequisite courses in the Health Science Education concentration, students will be provided the opportunity in Clinical Specialty I to participate in a work-based clincal experience. Students choose a health career specialty for in-depth study and must complete a minimum of 25-55 hours in an applicable clinical rotation. Instruction is guided by career-specific Content skill sets that must be mastered before students are eligible to attain established credentials and/or industry validation. Within this course, students focus upon employability skills and career development, and apply healthcare information technology and technical skills. Instruction will incorporate project and problem-based healthcare practices and procedures to demonstrate the criticality of these skills. Due to healthcare industry standards, exemplary attendance is mandatory. Students utilize problem-solving techniques and participate in hands-on activities to develop an understanding of course concepts. Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the student organization, HOSA. The West Virginia Standards for Global 21 Learning include the following components: Global 21 Content, Literacy and Numeracy, Entrepreneurship and Technology Standards. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools and Content skill sets.

 

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