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Healthcare Academy
Instructor: Ms. Kopatich, Ms. Tarcin, Ms. Larson, Ms. Killian-Janicek   
Healthcare Academy Mission Statement

The Healthcare Academy integrates academic, technical and 21st century skills to provide students a comprehensive understanding of careers in the Healthcare profession, employment in entry-level medical careers as well as provide the additional knowledge and skills needed for higher level schooling for medical careers.

Emphasis is on the importance of project, service, and work-based learning experiences. The rigorous and challenging content of the Healthcare Academy lends itself to a variety of instructional strategies including contextual applications, multimedia, and cooperative learning. Healthcare Academy curriculum is competency-based, utilizing learner-centered instruction that provides rich opportunities for students to learn skills necessary for a career path in Health Science.



Healthcare Academy Goal

100% of Healthcare Academy students will complete the following by the end of the Capstone course, resulting in an endorsement on the high school diploma.

    1. Required career and integrated coursework.
    2. Minimum eight hours of job shadowing.
    3. Minimum forty hours of work and/or volunteering in a healthcare setting.
    4. Capstone research project.
    5. Active participation in HOSA



Healthcare Academy Essential Questions

The Academy will answer the following questions using traditional methods as well as innovative methods including  performance based assessments, group projects, reflections, field trips, case studies, community based service projects, as well as a  cumulative portfolio. 

How are health and healthcare related?
How do current trends in technology and healthcare drive careers?
What role does ethics play in healthcare?
What conflicts arise between the business of healthcare and the empathy of patient care?
How do preventative measures impact the onset of illness, disease and infection?
How does the care and treatment of those with disabilities affect healthcare?
How does communication impact healthcare?

 

Announcements
2017 SUMMER Healthcare Career Academy
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
​Community Memorial Hospital

Summer Healthcare Career Academy
Application materials located below in "Files" section.
Due February 28, 2017
June, 2016

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Healthcare Academy earns NATIONAL ACCREDITATION
Class of 2016
Senior Showcase
April 20, 2016

7:30 am- 9:00 am
MFHS Library

Watch class video https://vimeo.com/163497232
Summer 2017 CNA Course
CNA Courses at WCTC for High School Students
All current sophomores and juniors eligible.
Must intend to participate in Youth Apprenticeship program.
Mandatory meeting at WCTC Thursday, March 23, 2017, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
See Mrs. KJ in Room 125 if you have questions.
More details in "Files" section below.
WINTER BLOOD DRIVE
January 5, 2017
American Red Cross
Sign up at lunch, contact any member of the Healthcare Academy, or see Ms. Tarcin in Room 126.
SENIOR SHOWCASE 2015
Healthcare Academy Class of 2015 shared their Capstone research and celebrated their journey Wednesday, May 6, 2015. Invitation posted below.

Watch Healthcare Academy Class of 2015 talk about their experience here:
https://vimeo.com/127074234

See event highlights here:
https://vimeo.com/127264296

Facebook Album:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.702907143168249.1073741834.108353429290293&type=1

2015 Summer Healthcare Career Academy
The Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital Summer Healthcare Career Academy Recognition Program was held August 3, 2015.
Watch here:
https://vimeo.com/135629382
Senior Showcase 2014 VIDEO
Class of 2014 students reflect upon Healthcare Academy experience.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7r3UHlF48Dk or click in "Link" Section.
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Healthcare Academy Winter Blood Drive
January 9, 2015
The American Red Cross
Read about it here.

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Healthcare Academy PowerPoint
Now in it's sixth year, see what makes the Healthcare Academy a unique and rich experience for students. Posted below in "HCA Information" file.
Student Survey
2011 Inagural Year Video, Class of 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBzMdYaKB_8&feature=youtu.be
Web Pages
Files
 Healthcare Academy General Information
Power Point Presentation highlighting academy experiences
 Healthcare Academy Application
Current 9th Graders
Due February 8, 2017
 Summer Healthcare Career Academy at Frodtert Health Community Memorial Hospital
Application Instructions and Materials
Due February 28, 2017
 NCAC 2015 Conference-Louisville
Materials from the conference 11/4-11/6
 Principles of Healthcare
Class materials
 CNA announcement 2017 with dates.pdf
Summer CNA classes at WCTC
Discussion Topics
Blog Entry Mrs. Kopatich: Questions about the academy. Posted: Friday, May 13, 2011 at 2:27 PM Discuss
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Homework
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