HS200

Level 2 Health Science

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Sharp

AIMS OF THE COURSE:
1) To assist students to make good life choices about their health through increased scientific skills and knowledge relevant to their everyday world.
2) To enable students to achieve in NCEA Science Level 2 or 3 through an internally assessed course, at a pace attainable by each student.
3) To equip learners with a foundational knowledge, understanding and realisitic expectations of health sector pathways and requirements.
4) To provide a student-centred, relevant learning pathway for students wanting a career as a health professional.

COURSE OUTLINE:
This course offers a range of credits a NCEA Levels 1 (1), 2 (6) and 3 (13), in contexts relevant to a future career in the health sector. Students will complete their First Aid certificate and a range of internal assessments related to human anatomy, physiology, fitness and general health.


Equipment/Stationery

It is of benefit to students to bring a laptop to lessons although they will not be disadvantaged academically if they do not. They may need to therefore access a Chromebook from time to time.

There are opportunities during the year for students to go on optional field trips that may have a small transport cost associated with them.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students should have gained some writing credits at Level 1 or be concurrently studying ESOL.

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 36 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 36 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 497 v10
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6400 v6
NZQA Info
Manage first aid in an emergency situation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6401 v6
NZQA Info
Provide first aid
1
1
1
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6402 v8
NZQA Info
Provide basic life support
1
1
1
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 14785 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of diseases and disorders in the human body
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 9
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17593 v5
NZQA Info
Apply safe work practices in the workplace
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27457 v4
NZQA Info
Describe the anatomy and physiology of systems and associated organs of the human body
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27461 v3
NZQA Info
Describe indicators of wellness, interventions, care, and support for people at different lifespan stages
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91237 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.3 - Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 36
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 5
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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