Enroll in Health Science 2 with Dolphin STEM Academy
This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the
skills required to achieve success in modern-day careers. This course has 16 lessons organized
into four units, plus four Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities.
This course will cover various topics in health science, such as infection control, medical and
surgical equipment, disease prevention, and rehabilitative care.
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:
Discuss the scope of practice appropriate for patient care in the different healthcare pathways.
Examine standards, ethics, and laws, and patients’ rights regarding their health care in the United States.
Analyze elements of, and guidelines for, infection control and hygiene in health care.
Analyze the need for safe, sterilized medical and surgical equipment in healthcare organizations.
Analyze safe waste management techniques and measures to ensure environmental safety in health care.
Examine disease prevention strategies, healthy behaviors, and wellness strategies for
healthcare professionals and patients.
Examine the principles of body mechanics and ergonomics to avoid injury.
Examine how to handle emergency situations in health care.
Examine the role of rehabilitative care in health care.
Examine the techniques involved in, and benefits of, movement and massage therapies.
Trace the history and examine the techniques in, and benefits of, Indian and Chinese medicine.
Discuss the remedies rooted in different cultures and traditions.