1. Medical Terminology

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Medical Terminology course is designed to introduce students to the structure of medical terms, including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, singular and plural forms, and medical abbreviations. The course allows students to achieve comprehension of medical vocabulary appropriate to medical...
  2. 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,...
  3. 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...
  4. 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,...
  5. 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...
  6. Health Informatics

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    The Health Informatics course is designed to provide knowledge of one of the fastest growing areas in both academic and professional fields. The large gap between state of the art computer technologies and the state of affairs in health care information technology has generated demand for...
  7. 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...
  8. Principles of Health Science

    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    The Principles of Health Science course is designed to provide an overview of the therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems of the health care industry.
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  9. 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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  10. 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...
  11. 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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  12. 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...
  13. 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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  14. Lesson Plan: Career Journey in Health Science

    • Resource ID: 12236
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will identify and describe careers available in the Health Science Industry.
  15. Lesson Plan: Hand Washing Procedures

    • Resource ID: 12516
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of hand washing in order to deliver quality health care, and they will practice the proper procedures for hand washing
  16. Lesson Plan: Cycle of Infection

    • Resource ID: 12515
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will research various microorganisms and create informational mobiles, and presentation on how specific microorganisms pass through the chain of infection, and investigate common human pathogens.
  17. Lesson Plan: Physical Range of Motion

    • Resource ID: 12231
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to explore a career in physical therapy as they demonstrate  how to determine range of motion.
  18. Lesson Plan: Radiology and Medial Records

    • Resource ID: 12230
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to identify various fractures, translate the medical terminology in a radiology report, and complete a patient history.
  19. Lesson Plan: Punctuation in Health Care

    • Resource ID: 12319
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will learn using proper punctuation in written communication and medical documents, which is a key skill for all health care professionals. Students will have the opportunity to practice using punctuation in an activity. 
  20. Lesson Plan: Explore Career Opportunities in Health Science

    • Resource ID: 12238
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    It is critical that students are able to identify career opportunities within the health science cluster. In this lesson, students will complete a health science career scavenger hunt, in which they will explore at least three different careers in the health science field.