• Welcome to the HHS Medical Academy

    If you are a student at Hartselle High School and are interested in pursuing a healthcare career, then the Medical Academy might be the place for you! Whether you want to pursue medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, or biomedical sciences, there are opportunities awaiting you in our program.

    Beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, the Medical Academy will offer the following classes: 

    • Orientation to Medicine 9th Grade
    • Foundations of Medicine 10th or 11th Grade (This class will count as your health credit needed to graduate)
    • Therapeutic Services 11th or 12th Grade*
    • Medical Internship 12th Grade (2 credits)**
    • Sports Medicine* 11th or 12th Grade
    • Pharmacy Science* 12th Grade
    • Human Body Structure and Function (Weighted Science Core Credit) 11th or 12th Grade
    • Medical Academy Lab (Instructor Invitation Only) 10th-12th Grade

    *Foundations of Medicine is a prerequisite for this course

    **Foundations of Medicine and Therapeutic Services are the prerequisite courses

    Students completing Foundations, Therapeutics, Internship, and Anatomy or AP Biology will receive the white honor cord to wear during the graduation ceremony. 

    Our Medical Academy is also expanded to the Jr High for the 2019-2020 school year. Please email the Medical Academy Instructors for more information. 

Announcements

  • The Medical Academy offers 3 professional health care certification options for 12th grade students: 

    • Certified EKG Technician
    • Certified Patient Care Technician
    • Certified Pharmacy Technician
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  • The Medical Academy is excited to announce our partnership with the National Technical Honor Society! Medical Academy students that meet the eligibility requirements will be invited to join at the beginning of spring semester. Special scholarship opportunities will be available to qualified candidates! Please visit the National Technical Honor Society link for updates!

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  • 2019/2020 Medical Academy Supply List. All fees may be paid via My School Bucks link on the HHS homepage. 

    Orientation to Medicine

    Fees- Course Fee $20, HOSA fee $20

    • 1 1/2 or 2 in 3 ring binder with clear pocket cover
    • 5 divider pages
    • Page protectors
    • Notebook paper
    • Copy of "Gifted Hands" by Ben Carson
    • One ream of copy paper
    • Optional- Box of tissue
    • Other supplies will be discussed on the first day of school

    Foundations of Medicine

    Fees- Course fee $20, HOSA fee $20. CPR Mask and Card $20

    • 1 1/2 or 2 in 3 ring binder with clear pocket cover
    • 5 divider pages
    • Page protectors
    • Notebook paper
    • 3 report folders with brads
    • Copy of "Ryan White- My Own Story" by Ryan White
    • Copy of "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio
    • One ream of copy paper
    • Other supplies will be discussed on the first day of school

    Therapeutic Services

    Fees- Course fee $20, HOSA fee $20

    • Binder from Foundations
    • Notebook paper
    • Notecards
    • Colored Pencils
    • Lab notebook from Foundations
    • Other supplies will be discussed on the first day of school

    Medical Internship

    Fees- Course fee $40, HOSA fee $20, Malpractice Insurance fee $20

    National Healthcare Certification Fees (optional)- Patient Care Tech $69, EKG Tech $69
    Students meeting the required benchmark on practice tests will earn a scholarship to cover the cost of the national exams

    • Binder from Foundations
    • Notebook paper
    • Lab notebook from Foundations
    • Copy of Tb skin test results
    • Scrubs $40 per set (more info to follow)
    • Other supplies will be discussed on the first day of school

    Human Body Structure and Function

    Fees- Course fee $20

    • 1 1/2 in binder
    • Divider pages (5)
    • Notebook paper
    • Pencils
    • Colored pencils
    • Boys- Chlorox wipes
    • Girls- One ream of copy paper

    Sports Medicine

    • TBA

    Pharmacy Science

    Fees- Course fee $20

    • 1 1/2 in binder
    • Notebook paper
    • Pencils
    • 8 Divider pages

    Medical Lab

    Fees- Course fee $20, HOSA State Qualifying fee $10

    • HOSA Competition Guidelines
    • 1 1/2 in binder
    • Notebook paper
    • Pencils