• Welcome to Explorations of Health Occupations at North Marion Middle School. The purpose of this course is to assist students in making informed decisions regarding future academic and occupational goals and to provide information regarding careers in Health Science career cluster. The course also includes an introduction to medical ethics, consumerism, characterics of health care workers, community health agencies and basic computer literacy.

    Course Description: (8400310)

    * Demonstrate a well rounded understanding of healthcare professions

    * Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of legal and ethical behavior related to health care

    * Perform basic communication skills in the Healthcare setting

    * Perform basic mathematical calculations and demonstrate problem solving skills used by the health care worker

    * Apply scientific principles to the health care field

    * Perform basic helath care skills

    * Demonstrate occupational safety skills related to the employer, employee, and the patient in the healthcare setting