The health field continues to grow quickly, and there are numerous careers available for trained professionals. A student enrolled here will gain skills and knowledge that will remain valuable in college and throughout their career. As part of the Healthcare Technician programs, students can also participate in the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) club and take part in local, regional, state, and national competitions.
This course is provided in a rotation format:
Using computers, research, and presentation skills, students learn the processes, structures and interactions of body systems and how they work together. During this rotation, hands-on projects and dissections enable students to investigate body systems and a variety of health conditions.
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
The 40-plus patient care skills taught in this rotation prepare students to become successful nursing assistants, with the knowledge to function in a variety of healthcare settings. Students will participate in a clinical experience at an area nursing home (please note that transportation to and from the site is the student's responsibility.) Upon successful completion of this rotation, students are eligible to take the CNA state exam.
Students in this class will explore and learn the fundamentals essential to becoming a healthcare professional. Topics will include infection control, safety precautions, legal and ethical considerations, and medical terminology. CPR and First Aid certification are also included in this rotation.
Career Credentials & Certifications
- CNA (Additional work required)
- CPR / First Aid
Note: Must have transportation for clinical hours (3 days total). Must pass background check to be eligible for clinical hours.