Health Sciences Academy (Gr. 11-12)

The Health Sciences Academy will allow students to explore and experience a range of in-demand, public sector health care occupations. Through this exploration, students will have the opportunity to connect their interests and passions to numerous health career experiences with an emphasis on hands-on learning. The academy will include 4 courses:

  • Health Career Sampler 12
  • Anatomy and Physiology 12
  • Work Experience 12
  • Career Life Connections 12

Emphasis will be placed on hands-on learning through complex case management simulation and work experience. Students will work in teams within the classroom taking on roles of a variety of health care professionals as they work to support a care plan for a simulated patient. Students will expand upon their knowledge of health care professions by completing 120 hours of work experience in one or more health care provider settings.

Students will earn 16 credits after successful completion of the academy (four - 120 hour courses) which will be applied to their Dogwood Diploma.

It is strongly recommended that students complete the following courses prior to the start of the Health Sciences Academy:

  • Life Sciences 11
  • Chemistry 11

Who Attends: Grade 11 and 12 students

Date: Semester 1, September to January

Location: Brocklehurst Secondary School

Fee: $400.00 - Due at the time of application (Make cheque payable to "SD73")

Application Due Date: February 16, 2024

Application: Health Sciences Academy Application for 2024-2025 Fall Intake (Please print ONE-SIDED and write legibly in blue or black ink)

Students enrolled at Barriere Secondary School, Chase Secondary School, Clearwater Secondary School, or Logan Lake Elementary Secondary School may apply for the Rural Student Billet Homestay program. For more information and to express an interest, please visit here.
Expression of Interest forms are to be submitted to your school TNT Coordinator along with your program application form.

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