Health Science - Instructor: Heather James
Introduction to Medical Careers
Introduction to Pharmacy
Emergency Medical Training
- Human Body
Structures and Functions
Science is for students who have or may have an
interest in health care. Students who wish to
pursue a career in one of the many health care
careers will be interested in Health Science.
They will gain knowledge that will prepare them
for entry level jobs in the health care field.
Credentialing & Career Information:
- Certified Patient
Care Technician (CPCT)
Students in Health Science have the
opportunity to participate in Health
Occupations Students of America, a national
club that focuses on health science careers
and areas pertinent to health care.
Sports Medicine students learn how to wrap
and tape injured body parts.
Students in the Introduction to Medical
Careers class learn how to perform vital
- Students in the
Introduction to Pharmacy class learn how to
count medication and to identify medication
as well as side effects and adverse
reactions of medication.
Health Science is rich in opportunities.
It focuses on good healthy living with guest
speakers from the Focus Program,
universities, various health careers, public
health department and organ donation. HOSA
participates with the other CTSO’s in
scavenger hunts, Valentine parties,
community service projects, blood drives,
STD/AIDS summits and leadership field trips.
Student Organizations, Activities and
(Health Occupations Students of America)
the club associated with Health Science. When
students are members locally they are also
members at the state and national level.
Membership Dues are $16.00. HOSA State
Leadership and Competition is held in February
and National competition is held in June. In
order to compete at the national level you must
place at the State level. Students who are
enrolled in Health Science are elected as the
officers of HOSA.
HOSA hosts a blood drive with Life South in
the fall of the school year.
- HOSA students
participate with The Focus Program.
- HOSA students teach
elementary students using "TAR WARS" which
promotes no smoking and tobacco products.
- Field Trips -
HIV/AIDS Summit in Huntsville, AL in the
Fall and Shocco Springs, AL in the Spring.
career areas offer internships, such as:
McClanahan Dental Office
Bone and Joint Office and Rehab Facility
Milner Rushing Drugs