Health Care

Health Care, Grade 10 Open TPJ2O

This course introduces students to personal health promotion, child and adolescent health concerns, and a variety of medical services, treatments, and technologies. Students will become familiar with various instruments and equipment and will learn about human anatomy, organs, and body chemistry, as well as the effects that lifestyle choices can have on personal well-being. They will plan recreational activities for youth, perform a dietary analysis, and evaluate health care practices. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to health care, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field.

Prerequisite: None

Health Care, Grade 11 College Preparation TPJ3C

This course enables students to develop their understanding of basic health care procedures, including the safe use of appropriate instruments, equipment, and materials. Students will focus on health care fundamentals, including health care terminology and the anatomical features and physiology of some major body systems. Students will develop an awareness of health and safety issues in the health care field, environmental and societal issues related to health care, professional practice standards, and career opportunities in the field.

Prerequisite: None

Health Care, Grade 12 College Preparation TPJ4C

This course focuses on the development of clinical skills needed to assess general health status. Students will learn about accepted health care practices and demonstrate an understanding of some basic procedures and the use of appropriate instruments and equipment. They will identify the characteristics of the human immune system and learn about pathology and disease prevention and treatment. Students will expand their awareness of workers’ health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care, professional practice standards, and postsecondary destinations in the field.

Prerequisite: Health Care, Grade 11, College Preparation

 

Health Care: Support Services, Grade 12 Workplace Preparation TPJ4E

This course enables students to develop the basic skills needed for careers in a range of health care support services. Students will practise and apply a variety of clinical procedures and infection control skills as they learn about principles of infection control, service excellence, and the nature of the health care industry. Students will also investigate workers’ health and safety issues, environmental and societal issues related to health care, and career opportunities in the field.

Prerequisite: None