Enroll in Health Science 2 with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended to help you understand the skills required to achieve
success in modern-day careers related to health care. This course has 18 lessons organized
into three units, plus three Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
This course will cover diverse topics such as the healthcare system, diagnostic services, stress
management, health informatics, medical math, and professional conduct.
You will submit the Unit Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work in the
Lesson Activities by comparing them with given sample responses. The Unit Activities
(submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are the major components of
this course. There are other assessment components, namely the mastery test questions that
feature along with the lesson; the pre- and post-test questions that come at the beginning and
end of the unit, respectively; and an end-of-semester test. All of these tests are a combination of
simple multiple-choice questions and technology enhanced (TE) questions.
This course will help you meet the following goals:
Describe the healthcare system and analyze how multidisciplinary teams collaborate to
provide quality health care.
Discuss the career and advancement opportunities in therapeutic, diagnostic, health
informatics, and support services, and in the field of biotechnology.
Identify communication skills essential for healthcare professionals, such as leadership,
critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, and conflict resolution.
Discuss the various stress management techniques for healthcare workers and patients.
Discuss the qualities that are required for professional conduct and the ways to maintain
healthy personal and professional relationships.
Describe dealing with cultural diversity with sensitivity to provide quality healthcare to
diverse ethnic groups.
Discuss technology and appropriate procedures for gathering, filing, and reporting
information in the field of healthcare.
Demonstrate how precise mathematical calculations are essential in health care.