Health Science

 

Health Science offers a basic health care curriculum for first year students and a diversified curriculum during the senior year. Both tracks ultimately prepare students enrolled in this intensive program for careers in the medical field. From the basics of CPR and First Aid, to having the opportunity to earn a State Tested Nurses Aide certification. In addition to a phlebotomy certification, students have the opportunity to explore students have the opportunity to explore a variety of health fields in preparation for post-secondary study or the workforce. Students can follow their dream of becoming a nurse, a physical therapist, a nurse’s aide or even a doctor by spending the final two years of their high school career prepping in this comprehensive health science program.

1-Core Curriculum
In Health Science 1 you will learn basic skills that the vast majority of Health Care Workers should have.

The Health Science 1-Core Curriculum includes:

  • Safety practices
  • Infection control
  • CPR and First Aid
  • Vital signs
  • Nurse assistant skills
  • Medical assistant skills
  • Physical therapy skills
  • Intro to anatomy and physiology
  • Intro to medical terminology
  • Personal qualities
  • Careers in health care
  • Health care systems
  • Communications/technology
  • Employability skills

2-Diversified
In Health Science 2-Diversified, you will learn advanced skills related to various health occupations.

The Health Science 2-Diversified Curriculum includes:

  • Legal and ethical responsibilities
  • Growth and development
  • Geriatric care
  • Cultural diversity
  • Home Health Aide
  • State Tested Nurse Aide
  • Intro to Electrocardiography (ECG)
  • Laboratory assistant skills
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Medical terminology
  • Employability skills
  • Clinical experience in long term care facilities
  • Medical office procedures
  • Phlebotomy
  • Additional certification opportunities will be added annually

Apollo’s Health Science program gives students interested in the medical field  a jump on their career.

My goal to be an MD had everything to do with choosing Apollo. It is giving me a great jumpstart on my career in the medical field.
~Haley, Health Science

I have always been interested in the medical field. I chose Apollo to get a jumpstart on my career goals.
~Tyler, Health Science