Health and Medical Sciences Exploratory (9 weeks) (14001-9)

Copyright: 2020

Virginia Assignment Code: 8369

Suggested Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Duration: 9 weeks

Hours: N/A

Prerequisites: None

CTSO: HOSA-Future Health Professionals

Course Description:

Students explore health and medical sciences careers and related clusters, participate in interactive activities, and receive an overview of the healthcare industry. Course content includes the criteria for entering various healthcare careers. Students gain communication, problem solving, and critical thinking skills. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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