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Academy of Health Sciences

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"What do I want to do when I graduate?" is a question most high school students face at one time or the other. And for some, the Crescent Prep's Health Science Careers program helps answer that question.  The Health Science Careers program enables juniors and seniors to earn college credits in preparation for a career in a health field.


Fundamentals of Nursing
To expose students to a possible career in the healthcare industry especially nursing by giving them a snapshot of the skills and knowledge required in Nursing. To build a basic foundation & knowledge on simple nursing skills and procedures. 
 
Hematology
Hematology is the study of blood and an important part of clinical pathology and the diagnostic process.  It includes not only the examination of the cellular and fluid potions of blood, but also includes a study of the tissues that form, store and circulate blood cells.  An introduction to hematology and coagulation.
 
Anatomy & Physiology for Nursing - Respiratory System
The function of the respiratory system is to deliver necessary oxygen to the body and remove carbon dioxide and other waste products from the tissues. The anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system, which is well suited to this task, is the topic of this course.
 
Anatomy & Physiology for Nursing - Gastrointestinal System
The digestive system, also referred to as the gastrointestinal or alimentary tract, contains the organs involved in the ingestion and processing of food. The digestive system plays a role in four major functions: ingestion, digestion, absorption, and elimination. This suite describes the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system as well as diseases that can affect it.
 
Anatomy & Physiology for Nursing - Neurological System
The nervous system controls, organizes and communicates with the various tissues that make up an organism. It is the primary command center of the body. Every perception, be it taste, touch, smell, or sight is mediated through the nervous system, and every action begins with nervous system activation. The various components of the nervous system integrate sensory information gathered from the body and relay it to the brain, which ultimately determines the appropriate response. The course describes the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system, and how individual nerve cells communicate with one another.
 
Dental Assisting I
This course prepares students to provide chair side assistance to the dentist in all phases of general and specialty dentistry. Topics include principles of four handed dentistry, instrument use and identification, exposure control, OSHA regulations, and hazard control recommendations. Students explore dental ethics, jurisprudence, and manipulation of chair side intraoral materials. Students gain a familiarity with a professional dental setting through a 12 -hour externship in a local dental office.
 
Dental Technology
This course prepares students to provide chair side assistance to the dentist in all phases of general and specialty dentistry. Topics include principles of four handed dentistry, instrument use and identification, exposure control, OSHA regulations, and hazard control recommendations. Students explore dental ethics, jurisprudence, and manipulation of chair side intraoral materials. Students gain a familiarity with a professional dental setting through a 12 -hour externship in a local dental office.
 
Oral Pathology
This course is an introduction to the etiology, incidence, and disease process of common oral and dental pathological conditions. Students gain familiarity with diseases of the teeth and supporting structures, developmental disturbances of the oral cavity, and neoplasm's; and, distinguish normal from abnormal tissue.
 
Dental Assisting 2 - Instrument Setup
This course prepares students to provide chair side assistance to the dentist in all phases of general and specialty dentistry. Topics include principles of four handed dentistry, instrument use and identification, exposure control, OSHA regulations, and hazard control recommendations. Students explore dental ethics, jurisprudence, and manipulation of chair side intraoral materials. Students gain a familiarity with a professional dental setting through a 12 -hour externship in a local dental office.
 
Dental Assisting 3 - (Fundamentals of Dental Materials)
This course prepares students to provide chair side assistance to the dentist in all phases of general and specialty dentistry. Topics include principles of four handed dentistry, instrument use and identification, exposure control, OSHA regulations, and hazard control recommendations. Students explore dental ethics, jurisprudence, and manipulation of chair side intraoral materials. Students gain a familiarity with a professional dental setting through a 12 -hour externship in a local dental office.
 
Dental Radiology
This course prepares students to provide chair side assistance to the dentist in all phases of general and specialty dentistry. Topics include principles of four handed dentistry, instrument use and identification, exposure control, OSHA regulations, and hazard control recommendations. Students explore dental ethics, jurisprudence, and manipulation of chair side intraoral materials. Students gain a familiarity with a professional dental setting through a 12 -hour externship in a local dental office.

Core Courses - Health


This course is designed to meet needs of students who demonstrate poor reading and/or study skills, cultural disadvantages, limited experience backgrounds and/or other learning problems which make it difficult for them to comprehend the subject areas covered in the regular health classes at the rate, and in the manner, in which they are usually covered by average students. Students will be placed in this class by teacher recommendation (Chapter 1 reading teacher, Special Education teacher, and Reading Teacher) based upon reading scores and previous academic history. To facilitate instructional methods and activities, the class should be limited to a maximum of 15 students.

Health Education
Health Education is designed to give students an awareness of the importance of one's health in improving the quality of life. Course content includes choosing and financing health services; communicable diseases; chronic disorders; abuse of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; and other topics related to developing health-educated individuals.

 

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