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. Students will also learn medical terminology, and explore a variety of healthcare careers.
Students in this class will explore and learn the fundamentals essential to becoming a healthcare professional. Topics will include infection control, vital signs, nutrition and wellness, safety precautions, and legal and ethical considerations. CPR and AED certification are also included in this rotation.