Level 3 Health Science

HS300
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 foundation 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

own laptop is recommended.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 497 v10 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
1
I
3
U.S. 6400 v6 Manage first aid in an emergency situation
3
I
2
U.S. 6401 v6 Provide first aid
2
I
1
U.S. 6402 v8 Provide basic life support
1
I
1
U.S. 14785 v5 Demonstrate knowledge of diseases and disorders in the human body
4
I
9
U.S. 17593 v5 Apply safe work practices in the workplace
2
I
4
U.S. 23372 v3 Describe law in relation to intellectual disability and high and complex needs and legal services available to people
3
I
3
U.S. 26971 v1 Describe factors that contribute to mental health wellbeing and mental health problems
3
I
3
U.S. 28542 v2 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of professional and ethical behaviour in a health or wellbeing setting
3
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 31 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 31 credits.