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Academy of Health Science

 

The mission of the Boone High School AOHS is to prepare students for employment and postsecondary education in the health field. Classroom instruction is integrated with lab practice, clinical experiences, and job shadowing in selected health care settings.

Students entering ninth or tenth grade are eligible to apply for the program. Those students selected for the academy must complete a three or four-year program of study, including career and academic components. All students are expected to complete patient care clinicals or an externship in their senior year, depending on their career focus.

 

 Academy of Health Science

 

9th GRADE

Medical Skills and Services

English I

Algebra I or higher

Physical Science (H) or Biology Honors (if qualify)

World Cultures Geography or AP Human Geography

Foreign Language (if qualify)

HOPE

10th GRADE

Health Science A & P (min UWGPA 2.0)

English II

Geometry Honors or Algebra II Honors

Biology or Chemistry (if qualify)

World History or AP European or AP World History

Foreign Language (first or second year)

Performing/Fine Arts credit

11th GRADE

Health Science Foundations  UWGPA 2.5

English III or AP English Language

Algebra II or Trig/Analyt or Pre-calculus

Chemistry or AP Bio

US History or AP US History

Foreign Language (2nd or 3rd year, or other elective)

12th GRADE

Allied Health Assist 3 and EKG Aide 3 (1.5 credits) UWGPA 2.5

English IV or AP English Literature

Trig/Analyt or Pre-calculus, or higher level math

AP Bio, AP Chem, AP Physics

US Government (.5) Economics (.5)

 

 

Medical Skills and

Services

$30 AOHS polo

1 9th

$10.00 Lab donation requested for supplies

Community Service

Designed to introduce the student to various aspects of the health care delivery system of today. Topics include medical terminology, medical ethics, math, and basic patient care, history of health care, first aid, nutrition, growth and development.

Health Sciences A&P

 

$30 AOHS polo or scrubs

1 10th

$10.00 Lab donation requested for supplies

Instructor Approval

Min GPA 2.0

Community Service

An introduction to anatomy by familiarizing the student with the structure and function of the human body. This course includes terminology of the various body systems in relation to health and disease. Possible college credit: Medical Terminology.

Health Sciences Foundations

 

$30 AOHS polo or scrubs

1 11th $25 Lab donation requested for supplies

Application required

H.S. A&P or A&P required min grade C

GPA 2.5 unweighted

Community Service

Designed to prepare the student for a career in the health care industry. Professionalism, personal qualities of health care workers, basic clinical skills for all health care professions, medical terminology and current trends in health care will be covered. Student will become CPR certified. Possible College credit: Professions of Caring.

Allied Health Assisting 3 and EKG Aide 3

 

Uniform scrubs with ORH logo required

1.5 12th

$60 Lab donation requested for supplies

Successful completion of Health Science 2 AND Instructor Approval. Must complete Healthcare Academy Application and interview.

On site clinical at area hospitals; transportation provided by OCPS. Current CPR certification required. Physician physical, copy of immunization record, negative TB screening, FDLE background check, copy of medical/health insurance required, notarized parent agreement form. Application required. Possible industry certification: EKG Technician.