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Program Description:
The first year introduces the students to careers in health sciences. Students study anatomy, physiology, nutrition, diet therapy, and complete a medical research project through field trips, demonstrations, and classroom instruction. The second year prepares the student in basic health science skills, body mechanics, aseptic techniques, and medical terminology. Students are placed in clinical experiences of their choice during the second semester. The Health Science Careers Program also serves as a foundation for further education in a technical school or college. Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is an integral part of the program. 

This class meets the State Requirement for certification as a Nurse Assistant.

Articulation Agreements:
Articulation Agreement with SMCC.  

Career Opportunities:
Personal Support Specialist (P.S.S.)
Certified Nursing Assistant (C.N.A.)
Dental Aide
Veterinary Aide
Physical Therapy Aide
Rehabilitation Aide
and Many Other Health Science Careers





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Amber Richard
Health Science Careers

Position: Instructor – Health Science Careers Formal Education: Registered Nurse – Professional...  more Read more about Amber Richard


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