Preview Medical Science Modules
It is imperative that students have prior basic educational concepts to ascertain their successful completion of the medical science modules. All academic criterions from language arts, science, and social studies are assimilated throughout these modules. It is the responsibility of the students to integrate their existing knowledge with the information gleaned from this course.
The eight learning modules should be done in order, since the curriculum is scaffolded. This workbook represents a year long class of medical science. The materials for each unit are on the website with the instructions for use. Students are to do all of the assignments and quizzes.
All modules include medical terminology along with current trends in healthcare. The trends in health care can be found on the website on the blog. Medical terminology plays a basic role in health care. In order to accomplish the understanding of the didactic and application material, students must have an understanding of medical terminology. It is also important to expose students to topical news items that affect our society, nationally and globally.
HOSA is a national organization related to student interest in healthcare and medicine. HOSA is an essential and separate piece of this curriculum. Students can opt to participate in this national organization for an additional fee. The fee is for HOSA membership conferences, and competitions. Moreover, through HOSA several opportunities for community service are offered. It is important to check back on the website periodically regarding HOSA.
In addition to the workbook, supplies are needed to properly perform the check off charts throughout the curriculum. The supplies need for this course are found on the supply list button on the first page of the website. For your convenience, we have many of the supplies available for your homeschooler for a small fee. The Basic Supply kit (material are listed) for $50. There is a Premium Kit available for $70. Contact us if you have any questions regarding the material needed for this course.
Students will practice and maintain safety protocol to use in the classroom and in the job setting. Through education and training, the student will learn how to work in a safe environment and how to avoid injury and/or illness.
Investigaton of different types of microorganisms and understanding the chain of infection. OSHA & HIPAA certification will be obtained.
See how the range of different health care roles can fit into overall and specific organizations. Key systems will depict patient quality of care and services.
Careers in Healthcare & Medicine
Careers in medicine and healthcare are examined. Different educational paths are investigated. Employability skills are also practices
Basic Medical Skills/Medical Math
Application of basic medical skills that are needed for all careers in healthcare will be practiced. Learn the medical math that is a key component in many careers.
CPR and First Aid
CPR, AED, and First Aid Certification offered.
HOSA is a national organization paired with health science programs to develop leadership and technical skill competencies through motivating, creating awareness, and recognition among students.
Ethics and Ethnicity
Respect to culture, social, and ethnic differences in healthcare.
Legal obligations within healthcare.
Health and Wellness
Basics of health and wellness and preventive behavior practices.
Oral and written communication in healthcare.
Medical Science 101- Module 5
(Pulse is one component of the four parts of the Module 5- Basic Medical Technical Skills/ Medical Math)
Video on Pulse and Respiration