Health Occupations is a one year career-driven, college bound course for the student interested in the healthcare field. Health Occupations gives you the opportunity to explore and observe first hand; dentists, dieticians, lab technicians, physical therapists, nurses and other health professionals that work together as a team. Students learn about the health care delivery system, proper communication and observation skills, medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, life stages and essential health care procedures. All students will become CPR certified and will be able to obtain vital signs by the completion of the course. Clinical experiences and observations are provided in various healthcare facilities such as hospitals, nursing homes, doctors’ offices, health departments and veterinary clinics. Students are required to purchase a uniform, nametag, TB test, criminal background check and immunizations.
Credit – 3 Units
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