• Principles of Health Science Syllabus

    Principles of Health Science

    2018-2019

     

    Yvette Sutten                                                                                                                     remind: @princpleo                                                                                                           

    yvette.sutten@hayscisd.net                                                                                                 512-268-8454 Ext 47694

     

    Course Overview

    Principles of Health Science provides an overview of career exploration through systems of the healthcare industry. The course focuses on ethics, leadership, cultural diversity, communication skills and an introduction to medical math and research, with an emphasis on past and current healthcare trends. Small group with cooperative peer interactions and presentation skills are necessary to be successful.  This course will also introduces new topics specific to the healthcare industry to expand upon previous knowledge. Key topics include: public health, community education, nutrition, health and wellness across life stages and infection control. Students must demonstrate competency in medical skills as well as master medical terminology. This course will help prepare students for the transition into clinical or work-based experiences.

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    The course provides a systematic study of skills in the following topics:

    1. This class will require a mix of use of technical skills, text book usage and hands on practice.
    2. Students may be exposed to: birth, death, surgery, nudity, and potentially infectious fluids
    3. Students will learn explore the multiple careers and behaviors used to be successful in medicine
    4. Your student is expected to be timely, appropriately dressed
    5. Students will work with all ages of patients and society
    6. Your student will earn a HIPPA certifications

     

    Course Objectives

    • To introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding and health.
    • To learn about and employ the methods of used in medicine, especially including observation, hands on learning, data gathering and reporting, and technical writing.
    • To understand and employ the qualities it requires to be a professional in the medical field.
    • To develop life skills needed to be successful as they progress through their journey of life.

     

    Required Materials

    • sturdy 1- 1 ½” ring binder (for this class only)
    • Filler paper
    • Pens (black or blue ink). Please no pencils or colored pens.
    • Index cards to be used throughout the year

     

    Supplemental Materials

    Students will need to purchase poster board and tools to complete in class projects.

     

    Classroom Expectations

    Daily Preparation: You must be prepared every day.  Each student will treated as a professional as the expectation is that they will be working side-by-side with professionals.

    Google Classroom: The Classroom page is updated daily to include the schedule, assignments, and resources you need. If you are absent, you are still responsible for checking the website to see what was covered or assigned during your absence.

     

     

    Cellphones/electronic devices: All cellphones and electronic devices must be kept in backpacks for the duration of class. Ms. Sutten will let students know when devices may be used to aide in research and instruction. Any cell phones/devices used incorrectly will be collected and turned into the office.  The parent will have to come to claim a student’s phone at the cost of $10.  Please look on Hays CISD website for new phone policies.  NOTE: NO PHONES WILL BE ALLOWED TO OR FROM ANY WORKING FACILITY for legal reasons.

     

    Behavior: This is a college level course and we discuss some controversial topics. You are expected to treat classmates and your teacher respectfully, even if you disagree. Classroom time is valuable, and disruptive behavior will not be tolerated.

     

    Academic Dishonesty: Academic dishonesty, intentional or unintentional, will not be tolerated in our class. Cheating, copying, and plagiarism will result in an automatic zero. The consequence for cheating on a major assignment is a zero and Disciplinary Referral.

     

    Assignments: Assignments are expected to be of the finest quality possible. Students are asked to handwrite their assignments unless otherwise directed.

     

    Make-up work: If you are gone (personal or school related), it is your responsibility to check Google Classroom and the Absent Work Folder for the work you missed. Students have 5 days from the day they return to collect, complete, and turn-in missed assignments.

     

    Late work: Per LHS policy, assignments turned in late may only receive a 80 as the highest grade. Per teacher discretion, late work will not be accepted after 5 days past the due date.

     

    Tests: Typically we will take a test at the end of every unit which reflects the format and difficulty of questions.

     

    Grade Breakdown:          60%- Tests, projects

                                                    40%- Homework/classwork, quizzes, binder, participation

     

    Redo/Re-test: Per LHS policy, daily work receiving less than a 80 can be corrected and re-submitted for a max grade of 80. For re-tests, students must attend tutorials and schedule a re-test day, for a max grade of 80. Students have 5 days from the time assignments are returned to complete these tasks.

     

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  • Ms. Sutten's Schedule

    Schedule For 2018-19 in Classroom C100

    0800 - Tutorials 

    1st  period— HS Clinical/Prac C100

    2nd period—HS Theory/Prac C100

    3rd  period—HS Clinical C100

    4th period—HS Theory C100

    4th Period B—Lunch

    5th Period— Conference

    6th Period—Principles. Of HS C100

    7th Period — Med Coding B103

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  • Health Clinical/Theory Syllabus

    Health Science Clinical/Theory

    2018-2019

    Yvette Sutten                                                                                                                   

    remind@2019hstc                                                                                                           

    yvette.sutten@hayscisd.net      512-268-8454 Ext 47694

     

    Course Overview

    Health Science Clinical and Theory is designed to help students become more informed on what it takes to serve in the medical field. The class offers students the opportunity to observe real life situations, thus allowing students the ability to make an informed decision on whether or not the health care industry matches their values, abilities and skills. The content of the class is designed to allow the student to gain exposure to many aspects of healthcare. Some examples are: insurance, different types of healthcare organizations, infectious diseases and different medical specialties. The students will observe in a variety of clinical rotations in the hospital and outpatient settings, allowing firsthand experience while gaining important knowledge of areas that interest the student. Some examples may include: veterinarian, surgery, pediatrics and many more.

     

    The course provides a systematic study of skills in the following topics:

    1. This class is didactic and clinical in nature
    2. 90 min class per day
    3. Students may be exposed to: birth, death, surgery, nudity, and potentially infectious fluids
    4. Students will be involved in education of handwashing and dental hygiene in our community
    5. Your student is expected to be timely, appropriately dressed
    6. Students will work with all ages of patients and society
    7. Your student will earn CPR, First Aide and HIPPA certifications

     

    Course Objectives

    • To introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding and health.
    • To learn about and employ the methods of used in medicine, especially including observation, hands on learning, data gathering and reporting, and technical writing.
    • To understand and employ the qualities it requires to be a professional in the medical field.
    • To develop life skills needed to be successful as they progress through their journey of life.

     

    Required Materials

    • sturdy 1- 1 ½” ring binder (for this class only)
    • Set of 8 dividers
    • Filler paper
    • Pens (black or blue ink). Please no pencils or colored pens.
    • Index cards to be used throughout the year

     

    Supplemental Materials

    Students will need to have a closed toe tennis shoe, a wrist watch and proper clothing as needed each day.

    Classroom Expectations

    Daily Preparation: You must be prepared every day.  Each student will treated as a professional as the expectation is that they will be working side-by-side with professionals.

    Google Classroom: The Classroom page is updated daily to include the schedule, assignments, and resources you need. If you are absent, you are still responsible for checking the website to see what was covered or assigned during your absence.

     

     

    Cellphones/electronic devices: All cellphones and electronic devices must be kept in backpacks for the duration of class. Ms. Sutten will let students know when devices may be used to aide in research and instruction. Any cell phones/devices used incorrectly will be collected and turned into the office.  The parent will have to come to claim a student’s phone at the cost of $10.  Please look on Hays CISD website for new phone policies.  NOTE: NO PHONES WILL BE ALLOWED TO OR FROM ANY WORKING FACILITY for legal reasons.

     

    Behavior: This is a college level course and we discuss some controversial topics. You are expected to treat classmates and your teacher respectfully, even if you disagree. Classroom time is valuable, and disruptive behavior will not be tolerated.

     

    Academic Dishonesty: Academic dishonesty, intentional or unintentional, will not be tolerated in our class. Cheating, copying, and plagiarism will result in an automatic zero. The consequence for cheating on a major assignment is a zero and Disciplinary Referral.

     

    Assignments: Assignments are expected to be of the finest quality possible. Students are asked to handwrite their assignments unless otherwise directed.

     

    Make-up work: If you are gone (personal or school related), it is your responsibility to check Google Classroom and the Absent Work Folder for the work you missed. Students have 5 days from the day they return to collect, complete, and turn-in missed assignments.

     

    Late work: Per LHS policy, assignments turned in late may only receive an 80 as the highest grade. Per teacher discretion, late work will not be accepted after 5 days past the due date.

     

    Tests: Typically we will take a test at the end of every unit which reflects the format and difficulty of questions.

     

    Grade Breakdown:          60%- Tests, projects

                                         40%- Homework/classwork, quizzes, binder, participation

     

    Redo/Re-test: Per LHS policy, daily work receiving less than an 80 can be corrected and re-submitted for a max grade of 80. For re-tests, students must attend tutorials and schedule a re-test day, for a max grade of 80. Students have 5 days from the time assignments are returned to complete these tasks.

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