2023-24 Le Mars Community High School Curriculum Guide

P a g e | 54  MANUFACTURING EXPLORATION Course Length: 1 Semester (2 Periods) Credits: 2 Grade Level: 11, 12 (Must be 17 years old prior to the first day of class) This course will consist of 15-day internships with school-established community partners. Students will earn their OSHA certificate and go through the Iowa Workforce Trainings prior to their jobsite experience. Throughout the semester, the students will report to the classroom for continued work force education. The class may also take field trips to see other employers and WITCC. VIDEO MEDIA 1, 2, 3 and 4 Course Length: 1 Semester or 1 Year Credits: 1 or 2 LCHS Prerequisite: None Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12 In video media, you will learn many different aspects of the news media, with a central focus on video production, broadcast journalism, and media literacy. You will also learn the various phases of television production and gain hands-on experience with professional equipment. You will learn the process of scriptwriting, storytelling, editing and how to capture the images that tell a story viewers will remember. This class requires an extremely high level of responsibility. You will be using expensive, delicate equipment. Your behavior will directly impact our broadcasting program and your personal grade. In addition, out of school attendance at various events will be needed to gain video. CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (Must attend meeting PRIOR to enrollment) NURSE AIDE THEORY HSC173 Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 1 LCHS; 3 WITCC Co-requisite: HSC174 Nurse Aide Clinical Grade Level: Must be 16 years of age to enroll This course is designed to provide the student with the fundamentals of patient care in the health environment. Students learn basic anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, meeting human needs, safety measures, infection control, and physical care. NURSE AIDE CLINICAL HSC174 Course Length: 1 Semester Credits: 1 LCHS; 1 WITCC Co-requisite: HSC 173 Nurse Aide Theory This course expands the students’ knowledge of tasks, assessments, and observations of patients in the health care environment. Students develop technical skills specific to complex needs of the patients.