HSS 1010: Health Services Foundations

Course Description & Foreword

    Students will examine fundamental attitudes, knowledge and skills to prepare for further study in career pathways in health, recreation and community services.  Concepts related to the determinants of health, the dimensions of wellness, basic principles of anatomy, physiology and disease, and basic safety and reporting protocols for providing care to individuals in health, recreation, volunteer and community support settings are reviewed.

    HSS1010 is completed in combination with the Physical Education 10 program and affords students the opportunity to open doors for other CTS related courses in the dimensions of physical education, health and wellness, nutrition, and recreation.  HSS1010 is the foundation for the majority of health related CTS courses that are available.  It’s compliment to the knowledge, skills and understanding of physical education concepts and curriculum, will prepare students for a long life of health and wellness based activities