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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...
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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.
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