HEALTH CAREERS I & II

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9609/9611            Grades 11 & 12                  3.75 credits/yr.              Harkness
 
This program is designed with a two-fold approach to aid students at the 11th grade level in deepening their awareness of health care careers.  The course begins by addressing personal, family, community, and environmental health.  Through this approach, the student can evidence the importance of health and wellness promotion as an integral element of any health related career.  Health Careers gives the student an opportunity to examine individual health lifestyle in order to aid in making an informed decision of career choice in health related services.  The program emerges from guiding students in making healthy life choices to introducing students to various health career choices.  This core curriculum provides basic skills, knowledge, and attitudes common to present and emerging health careers. 
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