Welcome to Health Science!
Hello! I am Mrs. Nikki Brinker. This is my second year teaching at MVHS. I love the health care field and enjoy sharing my passion with students.
Health Science includes 4 classes offered to Juniors and Seniors.
1. Introduction to Health Science - Gives a basic overview of the healthcare field, different occupations, and guest speakers.
2. Medical Terminology - (Iowa Western Course) - Basic medical terminology: identifying prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Defining and memorizing medical terms.
3. Anatomy and Physiology for the Allied Health - (Iowa Western Course) - Introduction to understanding anatomy (structures of the human body) and physiology (the normal functions of the human body).
4. Nursing Assistant Course with Certification - (Iowa Western Course) - Course offered for student to get certified as a licensed nursing assistant (CNA or nurse aide) through the state of Iowa.