Courses of Study: Health Science


Health Science, Grade 9 - 12, Diagnostic Services, 2009

1.) Trace the history of selected diagnostic service careers.

2.) Compare roles and responsibilities of various diagnostic service careers.

Examples: job description, salary, education and training, occupational outlook

3.) Assess safe practices necessary in diagnostic services.

Examples: infection control, radiation protection, laboratory safety

4.) Apply legal and ethical behaviors necessary in diagnostic service careers.

Examples: informed consent, confidentiality

5.) Identify human structures and functions as they relate to diagnostic services.

Examples: structures—gastrointestinal (GI) system, cardiovascular systems

- diagnostic services—upper GI series, echocardiogram

6.) Identify diseases and disorders commonly associated with diagnostic careers.

Examples: streptococcus pharyngitis, cardiac arrhythmias, fractures

7.) Use mathematical concepts in diagnostic settings, including numeric conversions, ratios, and proportions.

8.) Explain medical procedures related to diagnostic services careers.

Examples: arteriogram, transtelephonic monitoring

9.) Demonstrate clinical and technical skills necessary in diagnostic services.

Examples: perform a rapid strep test, record an electrocardiogram, measure visual acuity

10.) Utilize technology in a therapeutic career setting.

Examples: transtelephonic monitoring, wireless computer