9702 Principles of Health Science
TSDS PEIMS Code: 13020200(PRINHLSC)
Grade Placement: 9–10 Credit: 1
The Principles of Health Science course is designed to provide an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems of the health care industry.
9701 Medical Terminology
TSDS PEIMS Code: 13020300(MEDTERM)
Grade Placement: 9–12
Credit: 1 Prerequisite: None.
The Medical Terminology course is designed to introduce students to the structure of medical terms, including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, singular and plural forms, and medical abbreviations. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical procedures, human anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology.
9706 Health Science Theory (HLTHSCI)(13020400) Credit: 1 Grade placement: 10 - 12 Prerequisite: Biology; Principles of Health Science The Health Science Theory course is designed to provide for the development of advanced knowledge and skills related to a wide variety of health careers. Students employ hands-on experiences for continued knowledge and skill development.
3020 Anatomy and Physiology
TSDS PEIMS Code: 13020600(ANATPHYS)
Grade Placement: 10–12
Prerequisite: Biology and a second science credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: A course from the Health and Science Career Cluster. The Anatomy and Physiology course is designed for students to conduct laboratory and field investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving. Students in Anatomy and Physiology will study a variety of topics, including the structure and body and the interaction of body systems for maintaining homeostasis. The course is available via the TLC and TxVSN or dual credit. Course is paired with Scientific Reasearch for lab.
Note: This course satisfies a science credit requirement for students on the Foundation High School Program.
TSDS PEIMS Code: 13020800(PATHO)
Grade Placement: 11–12
Prerequisites: Biology and Chemistry.
Recommended Prerequisite: A course from the Health and Science Career Cluster. The Pathophysiology course is designed for students to conduct laboratory and field investigations, use scientific methods during investigations, and make informed decisions using critical thinking and scientific problem solving. Students in Pathophysiology will study disease processes and how humans are affected. Emphasis is placed on prevention and treatment of disease. Students will differentiate between
normal and abnormal physiology.
Note: This course is taught through the TLC via the TxVSN.
9707 Practicum in Health Science/Extended Practicum in Health Science(13020505)(EXPRHLS1); (13020515) (EXPRHLS2) Credit: 2-3 Grade: 11-12 Prerequisites: Health Science Theory; Biology The Practicum in Health Science course is designed to give students practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience. Student may pursue a Practicum to earn a certification in:
Certified Nurse Assistant/Aide, Phlebotomy Tech, Pharmacy Tech, Certified Medical Assistant Note: The course is taught dual credit.