Health Science 2 A
This course is intended to help you understand the skills required to achieve success in modern-day careers related to health care. This course will cover diverse topics such as the healthcare system, diagnostic services, stress management, health informatics, medical math, and professional conduct.
|Course Title (District):
||Health Science 2 A
|Course Title (NCES SCED) :
|Course Provider :
||City of Harper Woods Schools
|Content Provided By :
||My Virtual Academy
|Online Instructor Provided By :
||City of Harper Woods Schools
|Standards Addressed :
||Michigan Merit Curriculum, Common Core State Standards
|Academic Terms :
||Accelerated, Open Entry / Open Exit, Semester, Trimester
|NCES SCED Code :
|Subject Area :
||Physical, Health, and Safety Education
|Course Identifier :
|Course Level :
||High School (Secondary)
|Available Credit :
||1 of 2
How To Enroll:
Students and Parents: It is important to work closely with your local school counselor or
registrar to follow the school's enrollment procedures. By clicking the "Start Registration
Request" button below, you will be able to notify the school of your interest in registering for
the online course. However, it is the responsibility of the district or school to review the
registration request and approve or deny the request. Please make a note to follow up with
your school after submitting a registration request.
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Additional Course Information:
- Email: [email protected]
- Phone: 800-297-2119
Additional Cost Description: None
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Describe the healthcare system and analyze how multidisciplinary teams collaborate to provide quality health care.
Discuss the career and advancement opportunities in therapeutic, diagnostic, health informatics, and support services, and in the field of biotechnology.
Identify communication skills essential for healthcare professionals, such as leadership, critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, and conflict resolution.
Discuss the various stress management techniques for healthcare workers and patients.
Discuss the qualities that are required for professional conduct and the ways to maintain
healthy personal and professional relationships.
Describe dealing with cultural diversity with sensitivity to provide quality healthcare to diverse ethnic groups.
Discuss technology and appropriate procedures for gathering, filing, and reporting information in the field of healthcare.
Demonstrate how precise mathematical calculations are essential in health care.
Unit 1: Career Pathways
Unit 2: Employability Skills
Unit 3: Professional Skills
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||Enrollment Drop Date
||# of Seats
||Potential Additional Costs
In order to be successful in our program, it is important for the student to remain in constant communication with the online instructor. The online instructor will be communicating with the student 1-2 times per week. Communication between the student and online instructor will be phone, email, texting, and/or discussion boards. Online instructors provide families with their weekly office hours and My Virtual Academy is open Monday – Thursday from 8 AM – 8 PM, Friday from 8 AM – 4 PM and Saturday from 8 AM – 2 PM with staff available to answer questions/concerns. Messages received after hours will be returned the next school day. Parents/Guardians/Students will have access to the curriculum and grade book 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
My Virtual Academy Tech Support is available Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 8 PM, Friday 8 AM - 4 PM, and Saturday 8 AM - 2PM. Browser: Edge (latest), Internet Explorer® 11, Chrome (latest), Firefox (latest), and Safari (latest). Plug-Ins: Adobe Flash®, Java, Office compatible software. For a small percentage of our legacy content, you may need the following plug-ins: Shockwave® and/or Plato® Xtras. Pop-Up Blockers: How to turn off pop-up blockers Mobile Browser Support: We support the following tablet configurations: OS - Android; Browser- Chrome (Latest version) OS - iOS; Browser - Safari (Latest version) Please note, voice recorder for World Languages works with Flash.