Principles of Health Science A&B Syllabus

Fleming County High School

Principles of Health Science (A & B) Syllabus


Course Credit: 1 (total) Instructor: Rhonda Whitson

Room Location: 220 – Third Floor


Course Description

This course is taught during first and second trimester – consecutively. It covers the basic orientation and foundation for a career in health care. It also covers health care history, basic anatomy and physiology, plus basic safety procedures. Lecture, small groups and hands-on activities will be incorporated throughout the course.


Textbook – Reference

Health Care Science Technology Kathryn A. Booth

Information will be presented to students via power-points – students will take handwritten notes and have frequent reviews independently and with partners. Student will not have the use of an individual textbook to utilize outside of class.


Course Objectives


*Healthcare systems & history


*Safety practices

*Health maintenance practices

*Academic foundation


*Legal responsibilities

*Geriatric care

*Growth & development

*Basic anatomy & physiology

*Basic medical terminology



An interest in the health care field is highly recommended.


ATTENDANCE is extremely important!

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Fleming County High School
1658 Elizaville Road
Flemingsburg, KY 41041