Courses of Study : Career Tech: Health Science

Essential Workforce Skills and Professionalism
Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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1 ) Use appropriate anatomical terminology.

Examples: proximal, superficial, medial, supine, superior, inferior, anterior, posterior

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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2 ) Identify anatomical body planes, body cavities, and abdominopelvic regions of the human body.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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3 ) Classify major types of cells, including squamous, cuboidal, columnar, simple, and stratified.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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4 ) Classify tissues as connective, muscular, nervous, or epithelial.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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5 ) Identify anatomical structures and functions of the integumentary system.

•  Identifying accessory organs
•  Recognizing diseases and disorders of the integumentary system
Examples: decubitus ulcer, melanoma, psoriasis

•  Using medical terminology related to the integumentary stystem
•  Assessing the integumentary system for abnormalities
Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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6 ) Identify bones that compose the skeletal system.

•  Identifying functions of the skeletal system
•  Identifying subdivisions of the skeleton as axial and appendicular skeletons
•  Classifying types of joints according to their movement
•  Identifying the four bone types
•  Identifying various types of skeletal system disorders
Examples: fractures, arthritis

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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7 ) Identify major muscles, including origins, insertions, and actions.

•  Describing common types of body movements, including flexion, extension, abduction, and adduction
•  Classifying muscles based on functions in the body, including prime movers, antagonists, synergists, and fixators
•  Comparing skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscles based on their microscopic anatomy
•  Identifying diseases and disorders of the muscular system
Examples: muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, strain

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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8 ) Identify structures of the nervous system.

•  Explaining differences in the function of the peripheral nervous system and the central nervous system
•  Labeling parts of sensory organs, including the eye, ear, tongue, and skin receptors
•  Recognizing diseases and disorders of the nervous system
Examples: Parkinson's disease, meningitis

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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9 ) Identify structures of the cardiovascular system.

•  Tracing the flow of blood through the body
•  Identifying components of blood
•  Describing blood cell formation
•  Distinguishing among human blood groups
•  Describing common cardiovascular diseases and disorders
Examples: myocardial infarction, mitral valve prolapse, varicose veins, arteriosclerois

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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10 ) Identify structures and functions of the digestive system

•  Tracing the pathway of digestion from the mouth to the anus using diagrams
•  Identifying disorders affecting the digestive system
Examples: ulcers, Crohn's disease, diverticulitis

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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11 ) Identify structures and functions of the respiratory system.

•  Tracing the pathway of oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange
•  Recognizing common disorders of the respiratory system
Examples: asthma, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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12 ) Identify structures and functions of the reproductive system.

•  Differentiating between male and female reproductive systems
•  Recognizing stages of pregnancy and fetal development
•  Identifying disorders of the reproductive system
Examples: endometriosis, sexually transmitted diseases, prostate cancer

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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13 ) Identify structures and functions of the urinary system

•  Tracing the filtration of blood from the kidney to the urethra
•  Recognizing diseases and disorders of the urinary system
Examples: kidney stones, urinary tract infections

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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14 ) Identify the endocrine glands and their functions.

•  Describing effects of hormones produced by the endocrine glands
•  Identifying common disorders of the endocrine system
Examples: diabetes, goiter, hyperthyroidism

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Human Body Structures and Functions
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15 ) Identify physiological effects and components of the immune system.

•  Contrasting active and passive immunity
•  Evaluating the importance of vaccines
•  Recognizing disorders and diseases of the immune system
Examples: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), acute lymphocytic leukemia