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The Absolute Yes and No in Caring for Patients PBL Project
12 A

The Absolute Yes and No in Caring for Patients PBL Project

The absolute “YES” and “NO” in caring for patients is very important and crucial. Medical Assistant students need to assist Physicians not only with the medical tasks and procedures, but also with the best efforts to magnify the “NO HARM” to patients and the “NO LAWSUIT” to Physicians. This project consists of four lesson plans, which are suscept…

Refugee Crisis - STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Refugee Crisis - STEM Integrated Project

Syrian refugees are in urgent need of health and hygiene supplies. These lessons provide students with the knowledge needed to prepare students to give a school-wide presentation on the needs of a refugee. The Health CTE Lessons include: - Refugee Crisis: A Historical Review - Proper Nutrition for a Refugee - Protecting Mental Health and Privacy …

Communication Skills PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Communication Skills PBL Project

"I have no idea what you are talking about!" "Whatever." "You're an idiot." "Never mind." These are all poor forms of communication. Chances are you've used them and/or you've heard them. Good communication can benefit all of us in all areas of our lives. The following lessons are designed to help students better communicate at home, scho…

Email, Phone and Video Interviewing Skills PBL Project
11 12 A

Email, Phone and Video Interviewing Skills PBL Project

This project consists of a series of lessons in which students learn the rules, norms and manners for using professional email, phone and video communications. The project culminates with the student being asked interview questions by a fellow student and video recording the question/answer session. Students will then evaluate their own and two ot…

Employment Portfolio Unit
7 8 9 10 11 12

Employment Portfolio Unit

The lessons in this unit will consist of activities that teach the student how to write a portfolio for a student organization or for a future job. The areas are: * Job Applications * Resumes *Job Interviews This unit is brought to you by Anita Homesley, with support from the CTE Online curriculum leadership team.

Organ Donation PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Organ Donation PBL Project

This project dives into the topic of organ donation and its importance, including how to overcome the stigma of organ transplants. Topics covered in this project include the body systems, how our bodies use organs, which organs can be transplanted, and all about tissue transplants. At the end of the lesson student will create a brochure on orga…

Give and Let Live! Blood Banking PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Give and Let Live! Blood Banking PBL Project

How to meet the needs of millions....1 pint at a time! Students will explore the amazing hidden world of blood and blood banks. As they advance their knowledge to the types of cells used in blood banking they can apply this to practicing the routine tests of hematocrit and blood smear analysis. Their capstone project is to prepare an educational s…

Creating a Public Health Plan PBL Project

This project consists of a series of four lesson plans and serves as an introduction to the fundamental functions of the public health system. The relationship between the public health system and individual health will also be evaluated through the lens of public health best practices and procedures. The Public Health Plan project provides studen…

Planning for Disaster STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Planning for Disaster STEM Integrated Project

Students will explore and identify roles of the health care workers regarding man-made or natural disasters, active threats, and health emergencies in their area. Students will form a School Disaster Plan based on natural disasters or hazards that may threaten their school. Students will gain experience categorizing patients using color tags duri…

Diabetes - A National Epidemic? PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Diabetes - A National Epidemic? PBL Project

Diabetes has become a National Epidemic. 9.4% of the American population or 30.3 million people had diabetes. It is just as high amongst our senior citizens. It is expected that 1.5 million Americans will be diagnosed annually. 193,000 under the age of 20 are diagnosed with diabetes. And finally, of those diagnosed with diabetes over 55% are m…

Healthy Lifestyle STEM Integrated Project
9 10 11 12

Healthy Lifestyle STEM Integrated Project

This unit focuses on the various components of a healthy lifestyle which include nutrition and exercise and their benefits to body systems/homeostasis. Moreover, students will research the adverse effects of poor health choices in conjunction with the critical analysis of The Great Gatsby. The culminating project: Student teams will research, cre…

Basic Life Support for Adults, Adolescents/Children, Infants, and AED Use PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

Basic Life Support for Adults, Adolescents/Children, Infants, and AED Use PBL Project

Basic Life Support (BLS) Project Overview The Basic Life Support Overview is a lesson plan series that takes students from Adult to Pediatric resuscitative protocols as given by the International Red Cross. Red Cross protocols were chosen as they are not subject to copyright restrictions for education use with proper attribution cited throughout.…

To Vape or Not to Vape PBL Project
9 10 11 12 A

To Vape or Not to Vape PBL Project

In this age of flavored smoke and e-cigarettes, we need to help our students take a critical look at this new type of smoking and ask themselves this vital question: Is "vaping" bad for you? In this project, students will attempt to determine if vaping e-cigarettes are indeed harmful to your health. Throughout these lessons, students will: -Iden…

Prevent the Spread - All About the Immune System PBL Project
9 10 11 12

Prevent the Spread - All About the Immune System PBL Project

Description: You never hear anyone cheering "Let’s hear it for leukocytes!", but these tiny but mighty cells are just one component of the system that protects the body from infection. The immune system is something that most people, take for granted. They don't understand that there is an intricate system inside the body, a layer of defenses, whic…

Infection Control Community Teaching PBL Project
11 12 A

Infection Control Community Teaching PBL Project

There are four lessons in this project. In lesson one, students will acquire the knowledge of the similarities and differences of bacteria and viruses. In lesson two, students will be introduced to the first defense against diseases, which is handwashing. Students will identify and recall the terminology connected to this lesson. The lesson will co…

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