Healthcare/ Medical Science Module 1- Introduction to Medical Science

Healthcare/ Medical Science Module 1- Introduction to Medical Science
Healthcare/ Medical Science Module 1- Introduction to Medical Science
Healthcare/ Medical Science Module 1- Introduction to Medical Science
Healthcare/ Medical Science Module 1- Introduction to Medical Science
Healthcare/ Medical Science Module 1- Introduction to Medical Science
Healthcare/ Medical Science Module 1- Introduction to Medical Science
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E2 Educational Experiences has programs of medical science curriculum designed for high school and advanced middle school aged students interested in the medical sciences or a future health care career. E2 Educational Experiences offers a Medical Science a la carte curriculum designed to give a year long, hands on, interactive curriculum for student to learn basic medical skills through study modules, activities, and assessments. Module 1 provides an Introduction, Equipment inventory, Pretest and answer key, Glossary and Student Final Report Grade sheet.

Each module available for purchase will have the following topics available to download and teach to your student(s). The following are a list of the modules and their objectives in Medical Science 101:
Medical Science Modules
MS1 – Introduction to Health Care Science
Students will be shown an overview of the health care science curriculum in Medical Science 101 that is the bases of the skill set learned in the course.
1.1 Introduction to Medical Science 101 and the student expectations from the modules
1.2 Welcome letter, National Health Science Standards, instructor biography, and instructional resources
1.3 Medical equipment and instruments the students will become familiar proper care, usage, and handling
1.4 Pretest to assess student’s prior learning

MS2 – Safety Practices in the Classroom and Regulations:
Students will practice and maintain safety protocol to use in the classroom and in a job setting. Education and training will demonstrate how to work in a safe environment and how to avoid injury and/or illness.
2.1 Recognize safety risks and reduce possible safety threats
2.2 Obey safety signs and symbols
2.3 Explore the roles and duties of a health care worker in the classroom, laboratory, and different workplace locations
2.4 Practice emergency procedures in different settings
2.5 Acquire certification in HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) through an on-line agency (contact facilitator for code to access portal)
2.6 Practice correct body mechanics

MS3 – Infection Control and Microbiology in Health Care:
Students will investigate different types of microorganisms and understand how the chain of infection is used to decrease the risk of infection and/or illness. Procedures for Standard precautions and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) are vital in preventing and controlling the spread of disease and are emphasized in this module. Certification in OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) through an on-line agency will be acquired.
3.1 Describe the need for asepsis and infection prevention
3.2 Observe Standard precautions while working in the laboratory
3.3 Building on previous OSHA knowledge, apply personal safety techniques according to the contemporary protocol of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
3.4 Identify the different types of microorganisms and how the different components of the chain of infection must be connected in order to transmit disease
3.5 Don and remove PPE garments
3.6 Perform proper handwashing techniques

MS4– Health Care Systems:
Students will specify how the wide range of different health care roles can fit into overall and specific systems.
4.1 Define health care delivery
4.2 Identify and describe the different health care systems offered
4.3 Appraise factors that might have an impact on health care delivery systems
4.4 Discuss current trends in technology, epidemiology, socioeconomics, and global health care issues
4.5 Examine different insurance plans

MS5 – Careers in Health Care and Medicine/Employability Skills Essentials:
Students will investigate the numerous careers in health care and the medical industry. Different educational pathways will be examined and entrance into postsecondary education and the health care workforce will be explored. Employability skills will be investigated with the end result of a student being workplace ready in their desired occupational field.
5.1 Research occupations within the 5 different health science career pathways according to the National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE): therapeutic services, diagnostic services, health informatics services, support services, and biotechnology research and development services
5.2 Compare the educational requirements for Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s,
Doctorates, PhD’s, and medical and dental degrees
5.3 Discuss Complementary and Alternative (CAM) health practices and opportunities in the health care market
5.4 Demonstrate the standards of a professional appearance as they apply to health care personnel
5.5 Discuss personal characteristics of a health care worker
5.6 Identify essential job seeking skills and maintaining employment values to understand the importance of improving critical skills
5.7 Use reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills to effectively communicate ideas

MS6 – Basic Medical Technical Skills /Medical Mathematics:
Students will learn how to apply basic medical skills that are needed for all careers in health care. Knowledge and skills will be demonstrated and correlated with each tasks. Medical mathematics may be a key component is many of the skills that are learned.
6.1 Define the 4 vital signs: (temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure)
6.2 Recognize the normal values for vital signs
6.3 Perform vital signs
6.4 Analyze diagrams and charts to understand the results of different medical data
6.5 Use metric and household conversions as it relates to health care practices

MS7- CPR and First Aid:
American Heart CPR, AED and First Aid will be offered. Students will be encouraged to complete certification at a facility that offers certification.
7.1 Describe the occurrence of cardiac arrest
7.2 Understand the chain of events that must occur when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation
7.3 Understand the chain of events that must occur when performing
cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Demonstrate first aid for bleeding and wounds, shock, poisoning, burns, and other specific illness and disorders
7.4 Successfully complete American Heart CPR, AED, and First Aid training according to the American Heart Association and acquire certification. This is not mandatory, but strongly encouraged. Many states offer a free CPR certification course. Check with your local American Heart Association.

MS8 – Ethical Practices and Ethnicity in Health Care and Relevance to Everyday Life:
Students will recognize accepted ethical practices with respect to cultural, social, and ethnic differences within the health care arena. How to deliver quality health care universally will be highlighted.
8.1 Discuss ethical situations that might occur in a health care setting
8.2 Distinguish between personal and workplace ethics
8.3 Reflect on the basic rules of ethic for health care professionals
8.4 List the rights of the patient
8.5 Emphasize respectful and empathetic conduct toward all people of different ethnicities and cultures

Medical Terminology: Every module has medical terminology.
Students will use medical terminology extensively in all modules in order to communicate information effectively.
MT1 Define medical terms using common medical prefixes, suffixes, and word roots to synthesize medical terms
MT2 Combine medical prefixes, suffixes, and word roots to synthesize medical terms MT3 Use medical terminology to communicate data and observations
Total Pages
46 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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