Courses of Study : Career Tech: Health Science

Essential Workforce Skills and Professionalism
Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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1 ) Explain the historical perspective of selected therapeutic service careers.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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2 ) Compare roles and responsibilities of personnel in therapeutic service careers.

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

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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3 ) Describe legal and ethical behaviors required in therapeutic service careers.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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4 ) Identify human structures and functions as they relate to therapeutic services.

Examples: respiratory system—maintaining an open airway

-  musculoskeletal system—range-of-motion exercises

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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5 ) Assess safe practices necessary in therapeutic services.

Examples: evaluating scene, lifting and moving client, using standard precautions

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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6 ) Calculate mathematical operations used in therapeutic services.

Examples: metric system conversion, oxygen tank time

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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7 ) Identify common medications used in therapeutic careers.

Examples: diuretics, antibiotics, bronchodilators

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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8 ) Demonstrate clinical and technical skills necessary in therapeutic services.

Examples: cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), vital signs, bed making, crutch walking

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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9 ) Identify diseases and disorders commonly associated with therapeutic careers.

Examples: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), diabetes

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Therapeutic Services
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10 ) Utilize technology in a therapeutic career setting.

Examples: computer, fax machine