Health ProfessionsThe Health Professions program offers students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills that are applicable to many health careers. This is a two-year program for juniors and seniors. As a junior, students will complete core curriculum related to the Health Science Program. Topics include, but are not limited to, Medical Terminology, Medical Math, Anatomy and Physiology, Health Facility Safety, CPR and First Aid training. Students will also explore different Health Careers and participate in work-based learning experiences. Seniors select a curriculum path focused on becoming a CENA or another health-related career. Students will learn the skills and knowledge base associated with their chosen path. Hands-on clinical experience will be completed by each student. There is an opportunity for seniors to participate in an accelerated one-year course. At the end of the year, CENA students will have the opportunity to become State Certified. Students in this program must be able to pass a background check, must have a seasonal flu shot, a central registry clearance, TB test and physical.
Students Can: Join the national student organization HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America.
Students Can: get hands-on clinical experience at community health setting areas.
Special Class Features:
Training and/or certification in CPR and First Aid. **$35.99 fee for CPR card
Certified Nursing Assistant
Clinical Experience (Students must maintain an 80% to go to second semester and participate in clinicals)
Guest speakers from various health career fields
Opportunity to earn college credit