Ms. Jan Wallace

Health Science is one of the largest industries in the country, with more than 11 million jobs, including the self-employed. Greenbrier High School’s Health Science Department offers students a wide variety of knowledge, and hands-on skills to help educate them for their future healthcare career choice. Not only does this education prepare the student for college and technical schools, but it also prepares them for some entry level jobs. GHS students that are enrolled in the health science program are being challenged to learn professionalism, teamwork, problem-solving and confidence in skills learned. Check out below  a list of just a few of the many things that Greenbrier High School's Health Science Program has to offer.

Skills that Students Learn: 
Nurse Aid Skills: Blood Pressure, Pulse, Respirations, Temperature, Pulse Oximetry, Phlebotomy, Suturing, EKG basics, Medical Terminology: (Basic medical terminology is taught so that the student will be able to communicate and understand with other health care professionals as well as read patient charts.), Medical Math: (I.V. Calculations, P.O. Drug Calculations, etc.).
Introductory Skills in the following specialty areas: Dentistry, sport medicine, pharmacology, veterinary, optometry, cardiology, alternative medicine, and radiology. 

Certifications that can be Obtained: 
CPR and First Aid Certification: BLS for the Health Care Provider.
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant- senior year after successful completion of Therapeutic Services path of study.
Emergency Medical Responder- senior year after successful completion of Emergency Medicine path of study.

College Credit:
Medical Terminology (3 credit hours) - will test at end of Medical Therapeutics course via VolState Community College.

HOSA- Future Health Professionals
HOSA is the student organization that health science students can join.  Led by student officers, HOSA provides a wide range of community service projects that support different healthcare diseases that affect many Americans. In addition, HOSA helps the less fortunate individuals and families in our area. Some of the activities that HOSA participates in include: hosting Red Cross blood drive in the fall and spring, school supplies drive, canned food drive, socks & lotion drive for the elderly, Christmas caroling at a local nursing facilitiy, and adopt families at Christmas time. 


 





 

 

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