1. Practicum in Health Science/Extended Practicum in Health Science

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    The Extended Practicum in Health Science course is designed to give students practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience.
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  2. Health Science Clinical

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Health Science Clinical course is designed to provide for the development of advanced knowledge and skills related to a wide variety of health careers. Students will employ hands-on experiences for continued knowledge and skill development. Districts are encouraged to offer this course in a...
  3. Health Science Theory

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Health Science Theory course is designed to provide for the development of advanced knowledge and skills related to a wide variety of health careers. Students will employ hands-on experiences for continued knowledge and skill development.
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  4. Pharmacology

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Pharmacology course is designed to study how natural and synthetic chemical agents such as drugs affect biological systems. Knowledge of the properties of therapeutic agents is vital in providing quality health care. It is an ever-changing, growing body of information that continually...
  5. Practicum in Health Science

    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    The Practicum in Health Science course is designed to give students practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experience.
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  6. World Health Research

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The World Health Research course is designed to examine major world health problems and emerging technologies as solutions to these medical concerns. It is designed to improve students' understanding of the cultural, infrastructural, political, educational, and technological constraints and...
  7. Mathematics for Medical Professionals

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Mathematics for Medical Professionals course is designed to serve as the driving force behind the Texas essential knowledge and skills for...
  8. Medical Microbiology

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Medical Microbiology course is designed to explore the microbial world, studying topics such as pathogenic and non-pathogenic microorganisms,...
  9. Anatomy and Physiology

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Anatomy and Physiology course is designed for students to conduct laboratory and field investigations, use scientific methods during...
  10. Pathophysiology

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Pathophysiology course is designed for students to conduct laboratory and field investigations, use scientific methods during investigations,...
  11. Lesson Plan: The Digestive System

    • Resource ID: 12402
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn to define and describe common terms associated with the digestive system, identify the anatomy of the digestive system, use roots, suffixes, and prefixes to analyze word meanings, and finally research common diseases of the digestive system.
  12. Lesson Plan: A Language of Its Own

    • Resource ID: 12395
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson allows students to be exposed to roots, suffixes, and prefixes as well as medical abbreviations and acronyms. 
  13. Lesson Plan: Global Infectious Diseases

    • Resource ID: 12531
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about infectious diseases that are the leading causes of death worldwide. They also learn to differentiate between emerging and reemerging diseases, analyze common infectious diseases, and examine available technology to combat infectious diseases in developing...
  14. Lesson Plan: Immunity and Diseases

    • Resource ID: 12533
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be walked through the process of identifying the immune system and learn how immunity is acquired, the organs of the immune system, the body's lines of defense, types of white blood cells, hormones, and vaccinations.
  15. Lesson Plan: Anatomy and Physiology Worldwide

    • Resource ID: 12252
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research healthcare concerns of our global society. Students will also complete a project on the effects of aging on the body.
  16. Lesson Plan: Entrepreneurship in the Health Care Industry

    • Resource ID: 12255
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student will be able to explore these entrepreneurial opportunities by completing a project in which they will organize and create a business.
  17. Lesson Plan: Academic Requirement Research

    • Resource ID: 12258
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore requirements for various careers and determine the education and/or training that is needed for those careers.
  18. Lesson Plan: Communication Barriers

    • Resource ID: 12245
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss barriers to communication, and methods to help overcome these barriers. Students will work in pairs to practice communicating with patients.
  19. Lesson Plan: Emerging Technologies in Medicine

    • Resource ID: 12256
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the emerging technologies of the health care industry, and how these technologies have and will continue to impact the profession.
  20. Lesson Plan: Service Learning

    • Resource ID: 12250
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will have an opportunity to develop and participate in a Service Learning Project.