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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 from the following list)
0790 - Clinical Specialty II (Choose one from the following list)

  • Advanced Health Seminar
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified ECG Technician
  • Certified Health Unit Coordinator
  • Certified Patient Care Technician
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • Community Emergency Response Team
  • Dental Aide
  • Dietary Aide
  • Direct Care Worker
  • Electronic Health Record Specialist
  • Environmental Services
  • Orientation to Practical Nursing
  • Laundry Aide
  • Physical Therapy Aide
  • Pre-Pharmacy Technician
  • Imagery Aide
  • Veterinary Science Aide

Elective Courses:
0721-  Medical Terminology
0716 - Body Structures and Functions
0730 - Health Science Clinical Experience

Program of Study Description:
The Therapeutic Services Program of Study allows the student to explore careers focused primarily on changing the health status of the patient over time. Health professionals in this Program of Study 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-Future Health Professionals. 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 specialtiesincluding 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-Future Health Professionals. 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: Advanced Health Seminar, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified ECG Technician,
Certified Health Unit Coordinator, Certified Patient Care Technician, Certified Phlebotomy Technician, Community Emergency Response Team, Dental Aide, Dietary Aide, Direct Care Worker, Electronic Health Record Specialist, Environmental Services, Orientation to Practical Nursing, Laundry Aide, Physical Therapy Aide, Pre-Pharmacy Technician, Imagery Aide, Veterinary Science Aide. Upon successful completion of the prerequisite courses in the Health Science Education Program of Study, students will be provided the opportunity in Clinical Specialty I to participate in a work‐based clinical 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-Future Health Professionals. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools and Content skill sets.

*0730 Health Science Clinical Experience may be scheduled with 0789 (Clinical Specialty I) to create a 2‐credit block.

0790 Clinical Specialty II
This course is designed to allow the student to choose a career work‐based experience from the following specializations:  Select 1: Advanced Health Seminar, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified ECG Technician,
Certified Health Unit Coordinator, Certified Patient Care Technician, Certified Phlebotomy Technician, Community Emergency Response Team, Dental Aide, Dietary Aide, Direct Care Worker, Electronic Health Record Specialist, Environmental Services, Orientation to Practical Nursing, Laundry Aide, Physical Therapy Aide, Pre-Pharmacy Technician, Imagery Aide, Veterinary Science Aide.  Upon successful completion of the prerequisite courses in the Health Science Education Program of Study, students will be provided the opportunity in Clinical Specialty II to participate in a work‐based clinical 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 Future Health Professionals. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools and skill sets.


*0730 Health Science Clinical Experience may be scheduled with 0790 (Clinical Specialty II) to create a 2‐credit block.

0721 Medical Terminology
Through the study of medical terminology, the student will be introduced to the language of medicine. Students will gain an understanding of basic elements, rules of building and analyzing medical words, and medical terms associated with the human body utilizing a systems approach. 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-Future Health Professionals. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools and skill sets.

0716 Body Structures and Functions
This course focuses on the structure and function of each system in the human body. Additional instructional components include concepts that pertain to the body as a whole, applicable medical terminology and the pathophysiology common to each system. Students utilize problemsolving 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-Future Health Professionals. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom
instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools and skill sets.

0730 Health Science Clinical Experience
This course is designed to be used in conjunction with a Health Science Education course that includes a clinical specialization experience. Instructional content focuses on extending career preparation and technical skills associated with a previously selected clinical specialization. For example, Health Science Clinical Experience Skill Sets may be taught in conjunction with Clinical Specialty 1 (0789) or Clinical Specialty II (0790), PTCB Applications (0772), and Dental Assisting Clinical Mentoring (0745). Teachers should provide each student with real world learning opportunities and instruction. Students are encouraged to become active members of the
student organization HOSA-Future Health Professionals. All West Virginia teachers are responsible for classroom instruction that integrates learning skills, technology tools and skill sets.

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