Health Sciences ELT Lesson 1
Be prepared for an emergency! In this lesson, the students take a first person role as a Level I Emergency Medical Technician first responder.
Health Sciences ELT Lesson 2
The adolescent skateboard accident patient is transported to the ER in this lesson. Young Allied health professionals will build a model of the respiratory system before completing a lab on respiratory distress that connects body systems and illustrates how labored breathing can impact heart rate.
Health Sciences ELT Lesson 3
This lesson introduces the fields of EMT, x-ray technician, and radiologist, as well as the big picture of the hidden functions of bones. After learning how bones heal, the young professionals will face a splinting design challenge before practicing a standardized splinting technique.
Health Sciences ELT Lesson 4
A phlebotomist’s role in the health professions is to draw and test blood from patients. The Young Professionals begin by learning some blood basics before building a model of human blood and being introduced to the composition to human blood types (A, B, AB, and O) and an antibody factor.
Health Sciences ELT Lesson 5
In this lesson, the skateboard accident victim is treated for his facial laceration. Young Physician Assistants participate in a laboratory exercise that is frequently used by physicians to practice their suturing skills, the Banana Suture Lab.
Health Sciences ELT Lesson 6
What exactly are germs and how do professionals in hospitals protect themselves and their patients from infection? In this lesson, Young Professionals will consider the role of the sterilization technician, the behind-the-scenes person in the operating room who works to keep the equipment sterile.
Health Sciences ELT Lesson 7
This lesson begins with the skateboard accident patient regaining consciousness in the hospital. The health science careers that are introduced in this lesson focus on the ER and range from registration to the emergency doctor and radiologist.
Health Sciences ELT Lesson 8
This lesson is designed to bring home the importance of wearing a helmet. Students explore data on death and injury due to lack of helmet use, and then they participate in a demonstration on the collision force on the head in an accident and how a helmet is designed to absorb the force.
Health Sciences ELT Lesson 9
In this lesson, students will explore how our senses combine to create our 6th sense, proprioception. This understanding is used to further the narrative of the emergency victim and to explore the Occupational Therapist career track.
Health Sciences ELT Lesson 10
Biomechanics is the application of the principles of mechanics (physics) to the living body. In this lesson, students will explore the action of levers and how the body is made up of many levers.
Health Sciences ELT Full Curriculum
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