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Health Science

It helps to be...

interested in helping others, working as part of a team, and strong in science skills.

If you love helping people and are interested in a healthcare field...

See your counselor to enroll today!


Fees/Costs:
1st Year Students $45
2nd Year Students

(2nd year includes lab fee, professional liability insurance, and 2 uniforms)

$120

 

1st Year Students 2nd Year Students Student Organization
     

Foundations of Health Science  #490007

Be introduced to a wide variety of healthcare careers, terminology and knowledge. Master skills such as Vital Signs, First-Aid and CPR.

Human Body Structure and Function #490015

Learn human anatomy and physiology concepts and how they relate to patient care.

 

 

 

Health Science Internship  #490014

After completing the pre-requisite of Foundations of Health Science, students will complete advanced medical terminology curriculum, advanced skills, and complete clinical rotations at the local healthcare facilities.

Patient Care Technician #490027

This course provides students the opportunity to become efficient multi-skilled healthcare providers.  Students will develop a knowledge of advanced patient care skills, vital signs, and basic phlebotomy via Simulation.  Essential workforce skills, safety, and professional ethics will be emphasized.  Upon successful completion students may be eligible to sit for Patient Care Technician Certification.

 

Healthcare Students of America 

HOSA, our student organization, is an integral component of Health Science. It develops leadership abilities and offers opportunities for community service. Students are encouraged to participate in the state leadership conference and competitive events.

 

 

 

 

CREDENTIALING CERTIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

Our goal is to provide students with the opportunity to build stackable credentials such as AED, CPR, and First Aid as they navigate their programs of study. This will make our students more valuable to potential employers.  Students will also have an opportunity to obtain articulated credit in Medical Terminology for Calhoun Community College.  Health Science offers the following certification opportunities:  Certified Patient Care Technician.

Students may receive articulated credit through the Alabama State Community College System after completing quality assurance criteria in this Career Technical program.

Courses: Medical Terminology