Unit 1: Orientation and Introduction to Student Organizations
Unit 2: Safety in Health Care
Unit 3: Infection Control
Unit 4: Careers in Health Care
Unit 5: Legal and Ethical Practices in Health Care
Unit 6: Communication and Teamwork
Unit 7: Medical Terminology and Abbreviations
Unit 8: Body Organization
Unit 9: Integumentary System
Unit 10: Skeletal System
Unit 11: Muscular System
Unit 12: Cardiovascular System
Unit 13: Respiratory System
Unit 14: Digestive System
Unit 15: Urinary System
Unit 16: Lymphatic System
Unit 17: Nervous System
Unit 18: Endocrine System
Unit 19: Senory Organs
Unit 20: Reproductive System
Unit 21: Employability Preparation
The Health Science Core I covers topics including safety, infection control, legal and ethical practices, and medical terminology.
The Health Science Core II course continues with the basic anatomy and physiology of various body systems. Students will learn the signs, symptoms, treatments, and prevention methods of diseases/disorders associated with each system.
Students must have completed Biology with at least a C
Students should have a C or above in English and Math
Nursing experience in many different areas of the medical field: these include ER, Medical-Surgical, General Surgery, Cardiac Cath Lab, Hospice, and Family Medicine
I am very excited to be here at North Forrest. I encourage anyone interested in the medical field to join this program as there are so many areas to choose from. I look forward to seeing where my students go from here.
Future Health Professionals (HOSA)
HOSA is a National student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA’s two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.
HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for middle school, secondary, postsecondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions.