TPJ2O - Health Care

Prerequisite: None

  • Students are introduced to the Canadian health care system and the human body by exploring topics that include:
    • Current events in health care
    • Conventional, complementary, and alternative medicine
    • The Chain of Infection, infectious diseases, and personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • First Aid/CPR
    • Nutrition: Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide
    • Mental Health and abuse
    • Anatomy and Physiology:
      • Skeletal System
      • Muscular System
      • Nervous System
      • Cardiovascular System
      • Respiratory System
  • Students learn various health care skills that include:
    • Patient assessment/communication techniques
    • Vital Signs
    • Medical documentation (first aid report)
    • Donning/doffing PPE
    • First Aid/CPR