Instructor: Subrina Schofield, RN, Health Sciences Instructor
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: Sullivan 812-268-6301 ext 2169 Vincennes Lincoln 812-882-8480
Career Clusters: Health Services
DOE Codes: 5282 Health Science Ed 1 and DOE 5274 Medical Terminology
Certifications Upon Completion of Program: National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE) and/or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Classroom located at: Sullivan High School
Program Description: Health Sciences program provides students with current health care education and basic patient care skills necessary to meet the needs of the health care industry. The student learns basic medical terminology, human anatomy & physiology, diseases/disorders related to the human body systems. The student acquires basic entry-level skills necessary for functioning in the health care industry or for continuing his/her education in health careers. In addition, communication skills, medical career exploration, life skills and employability skills are taught. The program utilizes many health care facilities in the community as extended laboratories and job shadowing sites in conjunction with the traditional classroom. The program is structured to prepare students for a smooth transition into college or the job.
Grade Level: 11th or 12th
Length of Course: 1 year – 3 periods per day
Time of Classes: 8:05- 10:50 AM or 12:15-3:00 PM
HS Credits per semester: 3 HS Credits per year: 6
Dual Credit: Available through Ivy Tech Community College (See Dual Credit)
Recommended Courses: Sciences, Health Related
Occupations upon completion of class: Environmental Aide, unlicensed position in health care, such as unit clerk, medical records, home health aide, office staff assisting in health care, private duty care giver, restorative aide, unlicensed dental assistant, certified nursing assisting (CNA).
Additional education/training available at: Indiana University, Ivy Tech, University of Evansville, University of Indianapolis, University of Southern Indiana, and Vincennes University