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Health Science Standards Survey

A strand is a content area under which multiple outcomes are organized; it includes a title and a description with statements that capture multiple, broad areas of learner knowledge and skills expected across the outcomes in the strand.

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Strand 1

Business Operations/
21st Century Skills

Learners apply principles of economics, business management, marketing and employability in an entrepreneur, manager and employee role to the leadership, planning, developing and analyzing of business enterprises related to the career field.

Strand 2

Human Body Systems

Learners will discuss the various forms, functions and pathophysiology associated with body systems and alterations related to the normal aging process, obtain a health history, perform an evaluation of body systems and document using medical terminology.

Strand 3

Therapeutic Interventions

Learners will administer or assist with environmental, health promotion, pharmacological, emergency, nutritional, exercise and rehabilitative and dental and surgical interventions and/or procedures to improve the individuals’ outcome and quality of life across the lifespan within their scope of practice, evaluate outcomes and ensure individual’s rights.

Strand 4

Assistive Care

Learners will demonstrate the skills and knowledge to provide personal assistive care for the activities of daily living to a variety of individuals across the life span with in their scope of practice.

Strand 5

Bioscience Research and Development

Learners will demonstrate the skills and knowledge of interpreting laboratory requests, using protective clothing and hazardous material containment, specimen collection procedures, a variety of laboratory testing and techniques and maintenance of laboratory equipment and supplies.

Strand 6

Health Information Management

Learners will demonstrate basic computer literacy, health information literacy and skills, confidentially and privacy of health records, information security and basic skills in the use of electronic health records.