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Health Science Education (9-10)

  • Prerequisite: None

This course is an introduction to broad standards that serve as a foundation for health care occupations and functions.  Academic units include medical terminology, medical math, healthcare communications systems, legal responsibilities, ethics, teamwork, CPR, First Aid, and safety practices. 

 

Honors Diagnostic Medicine (10-12)

  • Prerequisite: Level 1 of Diagnostics Pathway

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  OSHA 10 General Industry

Diagnostic Medicine creates a picture of an individual’s health status at a single point in time.  This could include the following career areas: audiology, cardiology, imaging, medical laboratory, radiography, nuclear medicine, stereotactic radiosurgery, cytotechnology, clinical laboratory technology, pathology, medical physician, histotechnology. This is an honors course, therefore students should expect assigned readings and projects outside of class. Upon completion of the course, a student may petition to enroll in the Clinical Internship. 

 

Honors Anatomy and Physiology (10-12)

  • Prerequisite: Level 1-2 of Diagnostics Pathway; B or < in Biology  and Chemistry

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  OSHA 10 General Industry

Honors Anatomy and Physiology is an upper level course designed to develop an understanding of the structures and functions of the human body, while relating those to knowledge and skills associated with pathophysiology. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to apply the gross anatomy from earlier courses to a deeper understanding of all body systems; identify the organs and structures of the support and movement systems, relate the structure and function of the communication, control, and integration system, and demonstrate a professional, working understanding of the transportation, respiration, excretory, and reproduction systems. This course may be taken for a lab science credit or a CTE focus area credit. 

 

Honors Clinical Internship (11-12)

  • Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Level 1-3 of Diagnostics Pathway

  • Enrollment: By Application Only (qualifying applicants will be notified after review and selection)

  • Required reading: Every Patient Tells a Story.  

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

The Clinical Internship class includes a variety of knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful health care worker. This course is provided for each health science teacher to design experiences in a health care facility in order to meet the needs of the community. Students may petition to enroll in an internship in a hospital, rehabilitation center, medical office, veterinary clinic, dental office, pharmacy, or other health care facility (the placement will be determined by the student’s individual program of study). This course may be repeated for additional credits. 

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Health Science Education (9-10)

  • Prerequisite: None

This course is an introduction to broad standards that serve as a foundation for health care occupations and functions.  Academic units include medical terminology, medical math, healthcare communications systems, legal responsibilities, ethics, teamwork, CPR, First Aid, and safety practices. 

 

Honors Medical Therapeutics (10-12)

  • Prerequisite: Level 1 of the Emergency Services Pathway

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  OSHA 10 General Industry

This course provides the knowledge and skills to maintain or change the health status of an individual over time.  This could include such career areas as dentistry, dietetics, medical assistance, home health, nursing, pharmacy, psychiatry, psychology, veterinary science, gerontology, medical practice owner, and attorney for health care. This is an honors course, therefore students should expect assigned readings and projects outside of class.  Upon completion of this course, a student may petition to enroll in the Clinical Internship Program and/or Nursing Education Program. 

 

Honors Anatomy and Physiology (10-12)

  • Prerequisite: Level 1-2 of Emergency Services Pathway; B or < in Biology  and Chemistry

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  OSHA 10 General Industry

Honors Anatomy and Physiology is an upper level course designed to develop an understanding of the structures and functions of the human body, while relating those to knowledge and skills associated with pathophysiology. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to apply the gross anatomy from earlier courses to a deeper understanding of all body systems; identify the organs and structures of the support and movement systems, relate the structure and function of the communication, control, and integration system, and demonstrate a professional, working understanding of the transportation, respiration, excretory, and reproduction systems. This course may be taken for a lab science credit or a CTE focus area credit. 

 

Honors Clinical Internship (11-12)

  • Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Level 1-3 of Emergency Services Pathway

  • Enrollment: By Application Only (qualifying applicants will be notified after review and selection)

  • Required reading: Every Patient Tells a Story.  

The Clinical Internship class includes a variety of knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful health care worker. This course is provided for each health science teacher to design experiences in a health care facility in order to meet the needs of the community. Students may petition to enroll in an internship in a hospital, rehabilitation center, medical office, veterinary clinic, dental office, pharmacy, or other health care facility (the placement will be determined by the student’s individual program of study). This course may be repeated for additional credits. 

 

Dual Enrollment: Emergency Medical Services On-Site (11-12)   

  • Prerequisite: Levels 1-3 in the Emergency Services Pathway + Clinical Internship 

  • Course Type: Dual Enrollment through Roane State

  • Industry Certification Opportunity: Emergency Medical Responder 

This course is designed for students interested in a career in pre-hospital or emergency patient care. Career options may include emergency room physician, emergency medical technician, paramedic or emergency room nurse. Students must meet the dual enrollment requirements of RSCC and must be 17 years of age at the conclusion of the class to meet requirements for the National First Responder Exam. Upon completion of the course, a student may petition to enroll in the Clinical Internship. 

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Health Science Education (9-10)

  • Prerequisite: None

This course is an introduction to broad standards that serve as a foundation for health care occupations and functions.  Academic units include medical terminology, medical math, healthcare communications systems, legal responsibilities, ethics, teamwork, CPR, First Aid, and safety practices. 

 

Honors Medical Therapeutics (10-12)

  • Prerequisite: Level 1 of the Nursing Services Pathway

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  OSHA 10 General Industry

This course provides the knowledge and skills to maintain or change the health status of an individual over time.  This could include such career areas as dentistry, dietetics, medical assistance, home health, nursing, pharmacy, psychiatry, psychology, veterinary science, gerontology, medical practice owner, and attorney for health care. This is an honors course, therefore students should expect assigned readings and projects outside of class.  Upon completion of this course, a student may petition to enroll in the Clinical Internship Program and/or Nursing Education Program. 

 

Honors Anatomy and Physiology (10-12)

  • Prerequisite: Level 1-2 of Nursing Pathway; Biology / Chemistry B or < in each

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  OSHA 10 General Industry

Honors Anatomy and Physiology is an upper level course designed to develop an understanding of the structures and functions of the human body, while relating those to knowledge and skills associated with pathophysiology. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to apply the gross anatomy from earlier courses to a deeper understanding of all body systems; identify the organs and structures of the support and movement systems, relate the structure and function of the communication, control, and integration system, and demonstrate a professional, working understanding of the transportation, respiration, excretory, and reproduction systems. This course may be taken for a lab science credit or a CTE focus area credit. 

 

Honors Clinical Internship (11-12)

  • Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Level 1-3 of NursingPathway

  • Enrollment: By Application Only (qualifying applicants will be notified after review and selection)

  • Required reading: Every Patient Tells a Story.  

The Clinical Internship class includes a variety of knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful health care worker. This course is provided for each health science teacher to design experiences in a health care facility in order to meet the needs of the community. Students may petition to enroll in an internship in a hospital, rehabilitation center, medical office, veterinary clinic, dental office, pharmacy, or other health care facility (the placement will be determined by the student’s individual program of study). This course may be repeated for additional credits. 

 

Nursing Education (11-12)

  • Prerequisites: Level 1-3 in the Nursing Pathway + Clinical Internship; Teacher recommendation

  • Industry Certification Opportunity: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). 

Nursing Education is a capstone course designed to prepare students to pursue careers in the field of nursing. Upon completion of this course, a proficient student will be able to implement communication and interpersonal skills, maintain residents’ rights and independence, provide care safely, prevent emergency situations, prevent infection control, and perform the skills required of a nursing assistant. Prior to beginning work at a clinical site, students must be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and deemed competent in basic first aid, body mechanics, Standard Precaution guidelines and confidentiality. At the conclusion of this course, students should have logged 40 hours of classroom instruction, 20 hours of classroom and clinical instruction, and completed 40 hours of site-based clinical work with at least 24 of those hours spent in a long-term care facility. 

 

TCAT – Harriman:  Practical Nursing Program (12)

  • Prerequisites: Level 1-3 in the Nursing Pathway + Clinical Internship; Teacher recommendation

Earn postsecondary credits while in high school Become familiar with postsecondary rigor and expectations Develop confidence and skills for success in postsecondary learning Make informed postsecondary and career decisions Decrease the time and cost of completing a certificate or diploma The purpose of the Pre-Practical Nursing Pathway is to establish this early postsecondary opportunity (EPSO) for the purpose of providing eligible high school students the opportunity to earn both college and high school graduation credits simultaneously upon successful completion of qualified courses/program. 

Participating in EPSOs allow students to: 

  • Earn postsecondary credits while in high school 

  • Become familiar with postsecondary rigor and expectations 

  • Develop confidence and skills for success in postsecondary learning 

  • Make informed postsecondary and career decisions 

  • Decrease the time and cost of completing a certificate or diploma

CLICK HERE for more information about the PN Program at TCAT-Harriman.

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Health Science Education (9-10)

  • Prerequisite: None

This course is an introduction to broad standards that serve as a foundation for health care occupations and functions.  Academic units include medical terminology, medical math, healthcare communications systems, legal responsibilities, ethics, teamwork, CPR, First Aid, and safety practices. 

 

Honors Medical Therapeutics (10-12)

  • Prerequisite: Level 1 of the Therapeutics Services Pathway

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  OSHA 10 General Industry

This course provides the knowledge and skills to maintain or change the health status of an individual over time.  This could include such career areas as dentistry, dietetics, medical assistance, home health, nursing, pharmacy, psychiatry, psychology, veterinary science, gerontology, medical practice owner, and attorney for health care. This is an honors course, therefore students should expect assigned readings and projects outside of class.  Upon completion of this course, a student may petition to enroll in the Clinical Internship Program and/or Nursing Education Program. 

 

Medical Assisting (10-11)

  • Prerequisite: Level 1-2 of Therapeutics Services Pathway

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  OSHA 10 General Industry

This is a level 2 or 3 course designed to prepare students to pursue careers in medical assisting. Upon completion of this course, a proficient student will be able to implement communication and interpersonal skills, provide care safely, prevent emergency situations, prevent infection through infection control, and perform the skills required of a medical assistant.  

 

Honors Anatomy and Physiology (10-12)

  • Prerequisite: Level 1-2 of Nursing Pathway; Biology / Chemistry B or < in each

  • Industry Certification Opportunity:  OSHA 10 General Industry

Honors Anatomy and Physiology is an upper level course designed to develop an understanding of the structures and functions of the human body, while relating those to knowledge and skills associated with pathophysiology. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to apply the gross anatomy from earlier courses to a deeper understanding of all body systems; identify the organs and structures of the support and movement systems, relate the structure and function of the communication, control, and integration system, and demonstrate a professional, working understanding of the transportation, respiration, excretory, and reproduction systems. This course may be taken for a lab science credit or a CTE focus area credit. 

 

Honors Clinical Internship (11-12)

  • Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Level 1-3 of NursingPathway

  • Enrollment: By Application Only (qualifying applicants will be notified after review and selection)

  • Required reading: Every Patient Tells a Story.  

The Clinical Internship class includes a variety of knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful health care worker. This course is provided for each health science teacher to design experiences in a health care facility in order to meet the needs of the community. Students may petition to enroll in an internship in a hospital, rehabilitation center, medical office, veterinary clinic, dental office, pharmacy, or other health care facility (the placement will be determined by the student’s individual program of study). This course may be repeated for additional credits. 

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