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Orange â–Ş Osceola â–Ş Valencia Career Pathways Consortium Health Sciences Articulation 2011-2012 Students have an opportunity to earn technical center vocational hours or Valencia College credits (if shown below) when they successfully complete the following requirements: 1. Complete the high school Health Sciences courses required with a grade of C or better. 2. Pass the joint assessment while in high school. 3. Enroll and attend the technical center or Valencia College after high school graduation. The Career Pathways credits will be awarded up to 24 months after high school graduation. Students wishing to transfer Career Pathways college credits to a four-year college should check with the chosen institution to determine whether these credits will be accepted. High School Courses Required Option 1

Joint Assessment Required

Anatomy & Physiology or Health Science I and Health Science II (2 courses required)

Students must pass the joint assessment (multiple choice/true-false test) with a 77% or better. A test bank is available for teachers.

High School Courses Required Option 2

Students must pass the joint assessment (multiple choice/true-false test) with a 77% or better. A test bank is available for teachers.

Specialized Fields Course High School Courses Required Anatomy & Physiology or Health Science I and Health Science II and Specialized Fields Course Career Pathways credits will give students 2 or more elective points for the admissions selection process in allied health programs. Note: Students must graduate from high school and have their Career Pathways credits posted on their Valencia transcript to use these elective points on their program specific admission application.

Valencia College Course Received HSC 1531 Medical Terminology (3 college credits)

Joint Assessment Required

Valencia College Course Received HSC 1004 Professions of Caring (3 college credits)

Orange County Technical Center Students may receive advanced hours credit in anyone of these programs: Coder Specialist (Core and Health Careers Cluster) Emergency Medical Technician (Core) Dental Assisting (Core) Health Unit Coordinator (Core) Medical Assisting (Core and Health Careers Cluster) Medical Lab Assisting (Core) Medical Records Transcription (Core and Health Careers Cluster) Nursing Assistant (Core) Pharmacy Tech (Core) Practical Nursing (Core) Surgical Technology (Core)

Textbooks: HSC1531

Language of Medicine, Chabner, Saunders, 9th edition ISBN: 1-437705707 HSC1004

Intro to Health Care, Mitchell, Delmar, 3nd edition ISBN: 1401891551

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http://valenciacollege.edu/careerpathways/documents/HealthCareArticulation11-12.doc

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