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High School - Health Sciences - Intro Health Sci - Unit 1
Careers and Professionalism
Careers in Health Care and Personal and Professional Qualities of Health Care Worker
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This unit allows students to explore business and industry employer expectations. Teamwork, communications skills, punctuality, attendance, time management, organizational skills, and productive work habits are emphasized. Students also identify career options and the corresponding pathway for a  health science career. Students will have the opportunity to compare health science careers within the diagnostic, therapeutic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems. Students will study how various health science entities interact within the health care system.

 

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(1)   The student demonstrates professional standards/employability skills as required by business and industry. The student is expected to

(A) express ideas in a clear, concise, and effective manner;

(B) exhibit the ability to cooperate, contribute, and collaborate as a member of a team; and

(C) identify employer expectations such as punctuality, attendance, time management, communication, organizational skills, and productive work habits.

(2)   The student assesses career options and preparation necessary for employment in the health science industry. The student is expected to:

(A) locate, evaluate, and interpret career options and employment information; and

(B) recognize the impact of career decisions, including the causes and effects of changing employment situations.

(3)   The student identifies academic preparation and skills necessary for employment as defined by the health science industry. The student is expected to identify academic requirements for professional advancement such as certification, licensure, registration, continuing education, and advanced degrees.

The student identifies the career pathways related to health science. The student is expected to:

(A) compare health science careers within the diagnostic, therapeutic, health informatics, support services, and biotechnology research and development systems; and

(B) identify the collaborative role of team members between systems to deliver quality health care

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