Advanced Healthcare Class Information
Length of Course
1 Year - Seniors Only (Students must have taken one year of Health Foundations)
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
Personal Care Skills
Basic Nursing Skills
Nutrition and Hydration
Anatomy & Physiology
State of Michigan Curriculum Segments
Academic Foundations (Anatomy & Physiology) and med math
Medical Terminology (Anatomy & Physiology)
Legal (Charting) and Ethical
Technical Skills (CPR)
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.
Medical Assisting - Clinical
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.
Advanced Healthcare students have the opportunity for leadership, competition, and community service through membership in Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).