Health Science Technology
HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY I –
Grade 11 2 Credits - Full Year
Prerequisite: Comprehensive Biology and Algebra I or MPI. Health Science Technology is a two-year program. The program integrates classroom studies with clinical and practical applications. Students will be exposed to a variety of careers in healthcare, including those in therapeutic services, diagnostic services, medical support services and animal wellness. Students will learn about the structure of healthcare, history of healthcare, laws and medical ethics, medical terminology and body systems.
HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY II –
Grade 12 2 Credits - Full Year
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Health Science I or Fire Science I, AND current Certification in First Aid and CPR AND successful completion of Comprehensive Chemistry with lab, grade C or better and teacher recommendation. Health Science II is a continuation of Health Science I. A combination of classroom learning along with clinical rotations in the community will facilitate a deeper learning of the student’s career choice in the healthcare profession as students work towards their Licensed Nursing Assistant certification. Students must be able to form relationships and communicate and interact effectively with individuals and groups. Ability to read, comprehend, write and communicate in English is required. Students must be physically capable of multiple responsibilities in a clinical setting. Students pursuing their LNA license must be able to commit to 60 hours of clinicals at a long term care facility. Current physical with up-to-date immunizations required.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN HONORS -
Grade12 2 Credits - Full Year
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Health Science I or Fire Science I, AND current Certification in First Aid and CPR AND C or better in Comprehensive Chemistry and teacher recommendation
Articulation with Lakes Region Community College and Southern Maine Community College – 3 credits. This course is offered in collaboration with the New Hampshire Bureau of EMS, and follows a national curriculum that provides students with experience and knowledge of the skills and responsibilities of an EMT. The primary focus of the Emergency Medical Technician is to provide basic emergency medical care and transportation for critical and emergent patients who access the emergency medical system. Emergency Medical Technicians perform interventions with the basic equipment typically found on an ambulance. Student Medical Release required by New Hampshire Department of Safety Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services. Upon successful completion of this course, students who are 18 years of age will be eligible to take the EMT certification exam through the National Registry of EMTs
Instructor: Catherine Kissell
Phone: 603-352-0640 x3504