Occupational Health

  Content Skills Assessment
August/

September

Introduction to Health-Chapter 1

*physical, mental, and social aspects of health

*decision making

*self esteem

Introduction to Health Occupation

*medical terminology

*anatomical coloring introduction

*history of medicine

*medical ethics

*24 hour clock

*health care systems

*health care facilities

*health insurance plans

*trends in health care

*choosing a doctor

*legal and ethical issues

Recognize and analyze healthy lifestyle factors.

Demonstrate critical thinking through decision making.





Identify key historical events in the science of medicine.

Match medical terms and abbreviations with their correct meaning.

Use the 24-hour clock and the metric system.

Identify the levels of structural organization.

Identify the major systems of the body.

Know the meaning of specific directional terms relating to the body.

Identify the main parts of the cell and explain their functions.

List and define different types of health care facilities.

Patient rights, professional standards, law and ethics, certification, licencesure, and registration.

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

October Nervous / Endocrine Systems

*anatomy of the brain

*anatomy and nerve function

*endocrine and exocrine glands

*hormone secretions

*hormones in homeostasis

*anatomical coloring

Health Occupations - Nervous / Endocrine

*Neurologist

*Endocrinologist

*Oncologist

Skin / Integumentary Systems

*anatomy of the skin

*function of the skin

*skins role in homeostasis

*anatomical coloring

Health Occupations - Integumentary

*Dermatologist

Identify 20 terms associated with the Nervous and Endocrine System..

Identify 6 diseases and disorders of the Nervous and Endocrine System.

Label and describe major parts of a : neuron, brain.





Identify and describe occupations associated with the nervous and endocrine systems.





Identify 20 terms associated with the Integumentary System.

Identify 6 diseases and disorders of the Integumentary System.

Label and describe the major parts of the skin.





Identify and describe occupations associated with the integumentary System.

Guest Speakers

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

Anatomy Coloring Book













Guest Speakers

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Chapter Reading Questions

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Anatomy Coloring Book

Nov/Dec Mental Health-Chapter 2

*hierarchy of needs

*personality

*emotions



Mental Disorders-Chapter 3

*organic vs. functional

*anxiety disorders

*somatoform disorders

*affective disorders

*personality disorders

*mental health professionals and services

Health Occupations - Mental Health / Stress

*Psychologist

*Psychiatrist

*Social Worker

*Counselor

Stress-Chapter 4

*distress vs. eustress

*stressors

*body's response

*coping with stress





Identify positive mental health traits that enable a person to be comfortable with self and others.







Describe the common mental disorders and their impacts.

Describe acceptable ways to cope with periods of depression.

Recognize suicidal behaviors.









List careers available in the Health Care setting for these areas.









Identify ways to cope with or reduce stress.





Personality Profile

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

Suicide Essays

Guest Speakers

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Student Written Quiz

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Progressive Relaxation Activity

Relaxation Scripts

Guest Speakers

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

Jan/Feb Support Systems

*human skeleton / muscles

*anatomy of a bone

*anatomy of a muscle

*muscle contraction / chemistry

*anatomical coloring

Health Occupations - Support

*Physical Therapy

*Sports Medicine

*Sports Trainer

*Orthopedist

Fitness-Chapters 17-18

*benefits of physical fitness

*components of physical fitness

*exercise program

*sports injuries

List the functions of the skeletal system and muscular system.

Identify the bones and muscle of the human body.

Distinguish between the two major parts of the skeletal system.

Label and describe the major points of : a bone, a joint, muscle tissue.



Describe 10 diseases and disorders of the skeletal and muscular systems and be able to relate them to health occupations involved in treatment and prevention.





Describe positive long term effects of a program of regular physical exercise.

Guest Speakers

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Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

Anatomy Coloring Book













Fitness Testing

Guest Speakers

Group Activities

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Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

  First Aid/CPR-Chapters 35-36

*basic first aid for open wounds, poisoning, nosebleeds, animal bites, bee stings, fractures, sprain, burn, fainting, weather-related injuries and situations

*choking, rescue breathing, CPR for adult and infant



Health Occupations - First Aid

*Emergency Room Technician

*EMT

Discuss and demonstrate proper emergency medical skill for CPR, Heimlich maneuver, mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, and other first aid emergencies.

Discuss and demonstrate basic survival skills for natural and man-made disasters.



List careers available in the Health Care setting for these areas.

Guest Speakers

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Oral Reports

Student Written Test

March Respiratory / Cardiovascular

*anatomy of the heart

*circulation of the blood

*anatomy of a blood vessel

*anatomy of the lungs

*physiology of respiration

*terminology

*anatomical coloring

Health Occupations

*Internist

*Cardiologist / Cardiac Surgeon

*ECG / AKG Technician

*Cardiopulmonary Technician

*Pulmonary Technician

*Respiratory Therapist

*Thoracic Surgeon

Identify and give the meaning of selected vocabulary words.

Recognize, spell, and pronounce medical words that relate to the respiratory and cardiovascular systems.

Describe and identify the respiratory and cardiovascular systems.

Demonstrate an understanding of emergency care for a victim with an airway obstruction.

Identify diseases associated with the respiratory and cardiovascular systems.

List careers available in the Health care setting for these areas.

Guest Speakers

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

Anatomy Coloring Book

April Digestive / Urinary Systems

*anatomy of the alimentary canal

*anatomy of the kidneys

*organs of digestion / elimination

*anatomical coloring



Health Occupations - Digestive / Urinary

*Dietary Aide

*Dietitian

*Gastroenterologist

*Urologist

List and locate the organs of the digestive and urinary systems.

Identify the function of each organ, and how they work together.

Identify 25 vocabulary terms, 15 abbreviations, and 10 diseases.







Understand 10 occupations, what they do and the required education for that career.

Guest Speakers

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

Anatomy Coloring Book

  Nutrition-Chapters 19-20

*connection with food

*nutrients

*dietary guidelines

*food labeling

*weight control

*eating disorders

*food safety

Discuss the long term negative health effects of poor nutritional choices.

Describe the health dangers involved in extremely faulty weight loss diets.

Identify common eating disorders and their causes.

Discuss potentially harmful substances and additives found in our modern food supply.

Guest Speakers

Group Activities

Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

Anatomy Coloring Book

May/June Human Sexuality/Human Relationships-

Chapters 8, 9, 15, 27, 28

*conception and development

*heredity and genetics

*birth to late childhood

*adolescent changes

*male and female reproductive system

*sexually transmitted diseases

*AIDS/HIV

Health Occupations - Reproductive

*Obstetrician / Gynecologist

*Counselor / Social Worker

*Midwife

*Nursery Aide



Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco-Chapters 21-25

*medications

*tobacco use

*alcohol use

*drug use

*addiction





Diseases of Man/Aging and Death-Chapters 26, 29

*communicable diseases

*cardiovascular diseases

*process of aging and death

*process of burial and funerals

*euthanasia





Discuss the physical and emotional aspects of relationships and the impact they have on dating, the family, marriage, love, and infatuation.

Discuss responsible sexual behavior, stressing the short and long term benefits of strong families, abstinence, and fidelity.

Recognize the impact teen pregnancies have on quality of life, incidence of child abuse, and changes of lifestyle.

Discuss the legal, social, and emotional implications associated with pornography, prostitution, sexual abuse, incest, and rape.

Recognize the symptoms, prevention, and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.

Describe the physiology of AIDS, modes of AIDS transmission, prevention and treatment of AIDS and social implications AIDS has on our society.





Distinguish between use, misuse, and abuse of legal and illegal substances.

Explain and discuss the harmful effects of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco products.

Evaluate the risks of substance abuse and identify positive alternatives.

Explain Utah laws regarding the unlawful use of chemical substances.

Summarize and explain health practices associated with less illness and longer life expectancy.

Describe the problems and positive aspects of aging.

Identify skills used in coping with death.

Guest Speakers

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Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz

Anatomy Coloring Book





















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Aging Lab

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Class Discussion

Chapter Reading Questions

Written Quiz