• Forest High School
    Course:  Health Science Foundations
    Teacher:  Ms. McManis


    Grading Policy:  Weighted Average

    Unit Tests / Professionalism – 40%
    Quizzes & Projects – 35%
    Skills / Assignments – 25%

    All make-up work needs to be complete within five school days upon return of absence.

    Course Outline:

    • Demonstrated knowledge of the health care delivery system and occupations.
    • Demonstrate the correct use of medical terminology and abbreviations.
    • Demonstrate the ability to communicate and use interpersonal skills effectively.
    • Demonstrate legal and ethical responsibilities.
    • Recognize and practice safety and security procedures.
    • Recognize and practice infection control procedures.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of information technology applications in healthcare.
    • Record and monitor vital signs.
    • Apply basic math and science skills.

    **** A FINAL GRADE OF 88% OR HIGHER IS NEEDED TO PROGRESS TO Electrocardiograph Technician 3. ALSO, MUST HAVE GOOD ATTENDANCE AND GOOD DISCIPLINE RECORD****

    Classroom Rules:

    The purpose of the following rules is to create a classroom environment where learning can occur in an enjoyable atmosphere.  Failure to observe these rules can result in disciplinary action.

    1. Arrive to class on time and sitting in your assigned seat when the bell rings.
    2. Be prepared- Notebooks, Paper, Pen, Pencil, etc.
    3. Assignments will be handed in at the beginning of the period on the due date.
    4. Food and drinks are allowed in the classroom as long as you don’t leave a mess.
    5. Horseplay is NOT ALLOWED in the classroom. This will ensure the safety of our students.
    6. Please raise your hand to speak when asking a question or participating in a group discussion.
    7. You need the teacher’s permission to leave the classroom.
    8. Courtesy and respect for all.
    9. Cheating of any kind will not be tolerated and will result in you not being able to shadow.
    10. Cell phones should not interrupt or interfere with classroom learning.