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FTCE Health K-12
What’s in the Study Guide
Taking the Health K-12 exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground.
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What’s on the Health K-12 exam?
Taking the Health K-12 exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground. This breadth can make it hard to know how to prepare. Luckily, if you understand how the test is organized and what it is testing, you will have no problem prepping for this test. In order to cover everything, the exam is broken into sixteen competencies.
What to Expect
The Health K-12 exam consists of 120 multiple-choice questions. You will have 2.5 hours to complete the exam. The test is administered via computer.
You should expect to see three main types of questions: single-answer, stimulus-based, and cluster. You should expect most questions to require you simply to click an oval next to the correct answer. They may ask you to zoom in on details in a graphic or picture, click boxes next to all that apply, click on checkboxes, click on parts of a graphic or sentence, use a drag and drop feature, or select your answer from a drop-down menu.
|Competency||Approx % of Test|
|Knowledge of the foundation, theories, and principles of health education||6%|
|Knowledge of health education standards and health literacy||6%|
|Knowledge of health education instructional practices||10%|
|Knowledge of personal health behaviors and wellness||6%|
|Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology||6%|
|Knowledge of pathology and prevention of human diseases and disorders||6%|
|Knowledge of interpersonal health||8%|
|Knowledge of sexual health||9%|
|Knowledge of nutrition and physical fitness||7%|
|Knowledge of mental and emotional health||5%|
|Knowledge of substance use, abuse, and dependency and addictive behaviors||9%|
|Knowledge of violence prevention and intervention||7%|
|Knowledge of consumer health-related practices and media literacy||3%|
|Knowledge of community health||3%|
|Knowledge of environmental health||3%|
|Knowledge of unintentional injury and safety practices||4%|
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