TPJ2O - Health Care

COURSE Description

Course Title: Health Care
Course Code: TPJ2O
Grade: 10
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: Technological Education, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 to 10, 2009
Department: Technological Education
Course Developer: Kydan Educational Services
Development Date: 2017-2018


Course Description: This course introduces students to personal health promotion, child and adolescent health concerns, and a variety of medical services, treatments, and technologies. Students will become familiar with various instruments and equipment and will learn about human anatomy, organs, and body chemistry, as well as the effects that lifestyle choices can have on personal well-being. They will plan recreational activities for youth, perform a dietary analysis, and evaluate health care practices. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to health care, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field.