Introduction to Health Science and Technology
  Content Skills Assessment  
  I. INTRODUCTION        
August A. Health Science 1. medical terminology • Recognize and analyze healthy lifestyle factors. Class Discussion  
September   2. health care facilities • Identify key historical events in the science of medicine. Chapter Reading  
    3. anatomical coloring introduction • Match medical terms and abbreviations with their correct meaning. Class Discussion  
    4. history of medicine • Use the 24-hour clock and the metric system. Group Activities  
    5. medical ethics • Identify the levels of structural organization. Written Quiz  
    6. 24 hour clock (military time) • Identify the major systems of the body. Anatomy Coloring  
      • Identify the main parts of the cell and explain their functions. Unit Worksheets  
  B. Healthy Lifestyles / diseases 1. health continuum • Know the meaning of specific directional terms relating to the body. Self Assessments  
    2. longevity and lifestyle • List and define different types of health care facilities.    
    3. decision making skills • Patient rights, professional standards, law and ethics, certification,    
      licencesure, and registration.    
           
  II. SUPPORT SYSTEMS        
  A. Health Science 1. human skeleton / muscles • List the functions of the skeletal system and muscular system. Chapter Reading  
    2. anatomy of a bone • Identify the bones and muscle of the human body. Class Discussion  
    3. anatomy of a muscle • Identify diseases and disorders of the support system Group Activities  
    4. muscle contraction / chemistry • Distinguish the two major divisions of the skeletal system. Written Quiz  
    5. anatomical coloring • Identify occupations associated with the support system. Anatomy Coloring  
        Unit Worksheets  
  B. Health Occupations 1. Physical Therapy   Self Assessments  
    2. Sports Medicine      
    3. Sports Trainer   physical fitness  
    4. Orthopedist   testing  
October          
  C. Healthy Lifestyles / disease 1. physical fitness • Explore ways to determine fitness levels build a skeleton  
    2. physical fitness testing • Describe long term effects of a program of regular physical exercise.    
    3. current trends      
           
  III. SKIN / INTEGUMENTARY        
  A. Health Science 1. anatomy of the skin • List the functions of the integumentary system. Chapter Reading  
    2. function of the skin • Identify diseases and disorders of the integumentary system Class Discussion  
    3. skins role in homeostasis • Identify major components of the integumentary system Group Activities  
    4. anatomical coloring • List steps in healthy skin care Written Quiz  
      • Identify occupations associated with the Integumentary system. Anatomy Coloring  
  B. Health Occupations 1. Dermatologist   Unit Worksheets  
        Self Assessments  
  C. Healthy Lifestyles / diseases 1. current trends      
    2. diseases and disorders      
           
  IV. CARDIOVASCULAR        
November A. Health Science 1. anatomy of the heart • List the functions of the cardiovascular system. Chapter Reading  
    2. circulation of the blood • Identify diseases and disorders of the cardiovascular system Class Discussion  
    3. anatomy of a blood vessel • Trace blood's path through the body Group Activities  
    4. anatomical coloring • Identify lifestyle risk factors for cardiovascular disease Written Quiz  
      • Identify major components of the cardiovascular system Anatomy Coloring  
  B. Health Occupations 1. Internist • Identify occupations associated with the cardiovascular system. Unit Worksheets  
    2. Cardiologist / Cardiac Surgeon   Self Assessments  
    3. ECG/AKG Technician      
    4. Cardiopulmonary Technician   Group Projects  
           
  C. Healthy Lifestyles / diseases 1. cardiovascular diseases and      
    2. stress and heart disease      
    3. implants and transplants      
    4. current trends      
           
  V. DIGESTIVE / URINARY        
  A. Health Science 1. anatomy of the alimentary canal • List the functions of the digestive system. Chapter Reading  
    2. anatomy of the kidneys • Identify diseases and disorders of the digestive system Class Discussion  
December   3. organs of digestion / elimination • Identify major components of the digestive system Group Activities  
    4. chemistry of digestion / elimination • List steps in keeping a healthy digestive system Written Quiz  
    5. anatomical coloring   Anatomy Coloring  
      • List the functions of the urinary system. Unit Worksheets  
  B. Health Occupations 1. Dietary Aide • Identify diseases and disorders of the urinary system Self Assessments  
    2. Dietitian • Identify major components of the urinary system    
    3. Gastroenterologist • Identify occupations associated with the digestive/urinary systems    
    4. Urologist      
           
  C. Healthy Lifestyles / diseases 1. nutrition / food pyramid • Understand the relationships between diet and disease    
    2. nutritional analysis ( individual ) • List several causes and measurements of obesity    
    3. weight control / water consumption • Distinguish between healthy and unhealthy weight loss plans    
    4. eating disorders • Identify common eating disorders and their causes.    
    5. current trends      
           
January VI. RESPIRATORY        
  A. Health Science 1. anatomy of the lungs • List the functions of the respiratory system. Chapter Reading  
    2. physiology of respiration • Identify diseases and disorders of the respiratory system Class Discussion  
    3. terminology • Identify major components of the respiratory system Group Activities  
    4. anatomical coloring • Identify occupations associated with the respiratory system Written Quiz  
        Anatomy Coloring  
  B. Health Occupations 1. Pulmonary Technician   Unit Worksheets  
    2. Respiratory Therapist   Self Assessments  
    3. Thoracic Surgeon      
           
  C. Healthy Lifestyles / diseases 1. tobacco use • Explain and discuss the harmful effects tobacco use    
    2. environmental pollution • Discuss refusal skills associated with tobacco use    
    3. occupation hazard      
           
           
  VII. REPRODUCTIVE        
  A. Health Science 1. reproductive anatomy • List the functions of the reproductive system. Chapter Reading  
    2. reproductive processes • Identify diseases and disorders of the reproductive system Class Discussion  
    3. childbirth • Identify major components of the reproductive system Group Activities  
    4. genetic considerations • Discuss responsible sexual behavior, stressing the short and long term Written Quiz  
    5. anatomical coloring benefits of strong families, abstinence, and fidelity. Anatomy Coloring  
February     • Recognize the impact teen pregnancies have on quality of life Unit Worksheets  
  B. Health Occupations 1. Obstetrician / Gynecologist • Recognize the symptoms, prevention, and treatment of Self Assessments  
    2. Counselor / Social Worker sexually transmitted diseases.    
    3. Midwife • Describe the impact of HIV/AIDS has on society    
    4. Nursery Aide • Describe HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention    
      • Identify steps that can reduce the incidence of birth defects    
  C. Healthy Lifestyles / diseases 1. STD’s / AIDS • Identify occupations associated with the reproductive system    
    2. dating, courtship, marriage      
    3. teen pregnancy      
    4. gender roles      
    5. prevention of birth defects      
  VIII. NERVOUS / ENDOCRINE        
  A. Health Science 1. anatomy of the brain • List the functions of the nervous system. Chapter Reading  
    2. anatomy and nerve function • Identify diseases and disorders of the nervous system Class Discussion  
    3. endocrine and exocrine glands • Identify major components of the nervous system Group Activities  
    4. hormone secretions   Written Quiz  
    5. hormones in homeostasis • List the functions of the endocrine system. Anatomy Coloring  
    6. worksheet • Identify diseases and endocrine of the nervous system Unit Worksheets  
March   7. anatomical coloring • Identify major components of the endocrine system Self Assessments  
      • Identify occupations associated with the nervous/endocrine systems    
  B. Health Occupations 1. Neurologist      
    2. Endocrinologist      
    3. Oncologist      
           
  C. Healthy Lifestyles / disease 1. cancer and cancer prevention • Recognize signs of health fraud    
    2. cancer quackery • List 7 warning signs of cancer    
    3. health care fraud • Understand steps to reduce your cancer risk    
    4. current trends      
           
  IX. MENTAL HEALTH/STRESS        
  A. Health Science 1. identify and classify mental disorders • Describe the common mental disorders and their impacts. Chapter Reading  
    2. stress and stress management • Identify positive mental health traits that enable a person to be Class Discussion  
      comfortable with self and others. Group Activities  
  B. Health Occupations 2. Psychologist • Identify occupations associated with mental health Written Quiz  
    3. Psychiatrist   Anatomy Coloring  
    4. Social Worker   Unit Worksheets  
    5. Counselor   Self Assessments  
           
  C. Healthy Lifestyles /disease 1. mental health / mental disorders • Identify ways to cope with or reduce stress.    
    2. stress related health problems • Understand relationships between stress and disease    
April   3. stress reduction / relaxation / coping • Distinguish between use, misuse, and abuse of substances.    
    4. drug and alcohol abuse • Explain and discuss the harmful effects of alcohol and drugs    
      • Evaluate the risks of substance abuse and identify positive alternatives.    
      • Explain Utah laws regarding the unlawful use of chemical substances.    
           
  X. SENSORY        
  A. Health Science 1. anatomy of sensory organs • List the functions of the sensory systems Chapter Reading  
    (eyes, ears, nose, tongue, skin) • Identify diseases and disorders of the sensory systems Class Discussion  
    2. sensory interpretation • Identify major components of the sensory systems Group Activities  
    3. senses working together • Understand the relationships between senses Written Quiz  
    4. anatomical coloring • Identify occupations associated with the sensory systems Anatomy Coloring  
        Unit Worksheets  
  B. Health Occupations 1. Ophthalmologist   Self Assessments  
    2. Otologist      
    3. Otolaryngologist      
           
  C. Healthy Lifestyles / diseases 1. current trends      
    2. diseases and disorders      
           
  XI. CURRENT HEALTH CONCERNS        
  A. death and dying 1. suicide / euthanasia • Summarize and explain health practices associated with less illness Chapter Reading  
    2. cryonics and longer life expectancy. Class Discussion  
    3. mortuaries and funeral homes • Describe the problems and positive aspects of aging. Group Activities  
      • Identify social aspects of death and dying Written Quiz  
  B. aging and elderly 1. problems with aging and elderly • Recognize suicidal behaviors. Anatomy Coloring  
    2. positive aspects of aging • Identify skills used in coping with death. Unit Worksheets  
      • Identify steps in grief Self Assessments  
  C. health fads and trends 1. advocacy skills • Identify occupations associated aging and death    
           
May XII. HEALTH CARE TODAY        
  A. health care systems / costs   • Review patients rights Chapter Reading  
  B. heath care facilities   • Understand privacy laws as they relate to health care Class Discussion  
  C. health insurance plans   • Identify several broad health care plans Group Activities  
  D. trends in health care   • Discuss current legal and ethical issues around health care Written Quiz  
  E. choosing a doctor     Anatomy Coloring  
  F. legal and ethical issues 1. patient rights   Unit Worksheets  
    2. professional standards   Self Assessments  
    3. law and ethics      
    4. certification, licensure, registration      
           
  XIII. FIRST AID        
  A. Health Science 1. Community First Aid and Safety • Train in proper CPR and Rescue breathing techniques Chapter Reading  
    2. Community CPR • Train in proper first aid techniques Class Discussion  
    3. Red Cross Certification • Identify ways to make home/work safe Group Activities  
        Written Quiz  
  B. Health Occupations 1. Emergency Room Technician • Identify occupations associated with emergency medicine Anatomy Coloring  
    2. EMT   Unit Worksheets  
        Self Assessments  
  C. Healthy Lifestyles / diseases 1. personal safety      
June   2. creating a safe environment   Red Cross  
    3. automobile safety   Certification  
    4. drunk driving