Center for Allied Health & Human Services

Hermitage High School

  •  Comprehensive challenging curriculum that explores various career pathways for students who are interested in medical careers.
  • Research-based instructional practices help students to develop collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills for success.
  • A variety of real-life, hands-on skills training for a medical career to achieve industry certifications/licenses.
  • Optional college courses are taught by selected HCPS teachers and credentialed as adjunct professors with JSRCC.

Sample Four-Year Curriculum

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

Grade 9

Center Module I


  • Introduction to Health Science Honors
  • Algebra I or Geometry Honors Specialty Center
  • Biology I Honors Specialty Center
  • English 9
  • World History I or II
  • World Language
  • Health & P.E. 9

Grade 10

Center Module II


  • Medical Terminology Honors-Pending Approval
  • Geometry Honors Specialty Ceneter or Algebra II CP or Honors (not part of Center)
  • Biology II Honors Specialty Center
  • English 10
  • World History II or Econ & Personal Finance
  • Elective World Language
  • Health & P.E. 10

Grade 11

Center Module III


  • Chemistry I Honors Specialty Center
  • 3 Credit Health and Medical Elective (EMT, Pharmacy, Technician, Nurse Aide, Sports Medicine, Veterinary Science)
  • Algebra II or higher
  • English 11
  • US and VA History

Grade 12

Center Module IV


  • AP Biology
  • 3 Credit Health and Medical Elective (EMT, Pharmacy, Technician, Nurse Aide, Sports Medicine, Veterinary Science)
  • English 12
  • Government 12
NOTES
  •  Students should refer to Diploma Requirements to determine specific graduation requirements.
  •  All students must successfully complete the Economics and Personal Finance course.
  • All Health and Medical elective courses require Work-Based Learning hours with direct client/patient care
  • Dual Enrollment for Health and Medical Elective EMT: EMS 111 and 120
  • Dual Enrollment for Health and Medical Elective Pharmacy Technician: HLT 101, HLT 143, HLT 250, HLT 261, HLT 262
  • Dual Enrollment for Health and Medical Elective Nurse Aide: HCT 101 and HCT 102
  • Preparation for industry certifications and licenses in the following areas:  Workplace Readiness, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), National Health Science Assessment, National Academy of Sports Medicine Sports Performance Specialist (PES), CPR/First Aid, Lifeguard, Learn to Swim, National Council Licensure Examination  for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN), Elanco Veterinary Medical Applications Certification, Pharmacy Technician (CPhT)
  • Dual Enrollment options Junior and Senior years for: English (ENG 111, 112, 242, 244), Math (MTH 155, 161), History (DE 121, 122, PLS 135, 136), Science (BIO 101, 141)
  • All courses are subject to change based on availability
Fees
  • Each dual enrollment class will have a $50 fee.
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
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