Healthcare (Advanced) Class Information

Length of Course

1 Year - Seniors Only (Students must have taken one year of Health Foundations)

Sessions Offered

Morning: 8:00 - 10:00 or 8:00 - 10:45 (depending on the high school)
Afternoon 12:00 - 2:00 or 12:00 - 2:45 (depending on the high school)

Main Areas of Focus

Foundations of Resident Care
Body Systems
Personal Care Skills
Basic Nursing Skills
Nutrition and Hydration
Rehabilitation Care
Restorative Care
Infection Control/Prevention
Terminology/Classifications
Medical Terminology
Anatomy & Physiology

State of Michigan Curriculum Segments

Academic Foundations (Anatomy & Physiology) and med math
Medical Terminology (Anatomy & Physiology)
Communications
Teamwork
Safety
Systems
Legal (Charting) and Ethical
Technical Skills (CPR)
Health Maintenance
Employability
Information Technology
Work Based Learning

Unique to Advanced Healthcare 

Clinical experiences may take place during school hours, after school and on weekends. Reliable transportation is required. Uniforms will be required during clinical experiences. All immunizations must be completed before clinical experiences start.

Certifications

Medical Assisting - Clinical
Pharmacy Tech
CPR/First Aid
IC3
OSHA Certification (Occupational Safety & Health Administration)

High School Credit

Credit is earned at the local high schools when the course is completed. Students may be eligible to earn 4th year math-related credit, 3rd year science credit, VPAA credit, and credit for an online learning experience. Check with your counselor for the number of credits your high school offers for this class.

Student Leadership

Advanced Healthcare students have the opportunity for leadership, competition, and community service through membership in Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).