Health Sciences I & II
Mrs. Johnson is a Registered Nurse who received her Associate Degree from Meridian Community College and Bachelor's Degree from Mississippi University for Women.
She has been a nurse for 15 years
and a teacher for 10 years.
"I love teaching students about all the health careers; each day brings a new experience."
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Health Science I
May be accepted in lieu of Contemporary Health to meet the graduation requirement for one-half (1/2) Carnegie unit in Health.
Prerequisite: C or better in Biology, C or higher in English (previous year), C or higher in Math (last course taken or specified by instructor)
TABE Reading Score (8th grade or higher) & Instructor Approval
The first course of the secondary health science program introduced the student to careers available in the health field, basic anatomy and physiology, and basic patient care skills. Upon completion of this first year introductory course, the student will be trained to be an entry-level general basic health care assistant and trained in CPR and first aid. The student will be able to make an informed choice of a health occupation that he/she plans to pursue. This course is taught for one year, and it earns 2.0 Carnegie Units.
Healthcare and Clinical Sciences II
Prerequisites: Pass Year 1 with average of 70 or higher, score 50% or higher on the CTE end of year test, C or higher in English (previous year), C or higher in math (last course taken or specified by instructor), application and interview
TABE Reading Score (8th grade or higher) and instructor approval