• Course Syllabus


    TextbookIntroduction to Health Science Technology- 2nd Edition, will be the assigned textbook for this course. Supplemental material from the textbook, other publications, handouts and worksheets will also be used. Students will not have a take-home textbook.  



    • 1 1/2 or 2 inch 3 ring binder with 12 dividers– NO NOTEBOOKS PLEASE
    • Notebook paper for binder/ folder- college rule preferred
    • Black or blue pens/ pencils
    • Highlighters- yellow or orange
    • Index cards (optional)


    Course Content: Students will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of and a reasonable proficiency in the following areas:

    • History of Healthcare
    • Medical Terminology
    • Health Care Systems
    • Health Care Career
    • Basic Healthcare Skills
      • First Aid
      • Vital Signs
      • Infection Control
    • Safety
    • Medical Math
    • Anatomy & Physiology
    • Human Growth & Development
    • Legal & Ethical Responsibilities
    • Professional Qualities of Health Care Workers


    Evaluation: Students will be graded as follows:

    • Homework                                       10%
    • Class Assignments & Quizzes        40%
    • Tests & Projects                               50%
    • End of Course Exam                       20%


    Homework Assignments: Most homework assignments are research-based and will require use of the internet. Such assignments may be submitted via student email.


    Classroom Expectations: Each student is responsible to:

    • Come to class on time everyday ready to learn
    • Have a positive “I can” attitude
    • Be prepared with the necessary supplies every class- binder/ folder, pen/pencils
    • Complete assignments in a timely manner
    • Ask questions and get extra help as needed
    • Stay on task
    • Maintain good organization of notes
    • Follow directions as they are given
    • Be respectful
    • participate! Participate! PARTICIPATE!