HEALTH AND NURSING SCIENCES

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PROGRAM INFORMATION:

With today's medical field rapidly growing and changing, there's never been a better time to pursue a career in the health industry.  The core curriculum will prepare students for entry level positions such as Medical Assisting and Nurse Assisting. For those students that have an interest in becoming a Nurse, Radiology Technician or Physical Therapy Assistant, this program will prepare them for post-secondary education. Student’s engagement is extended through the interactive Health Tech 21 learning and certification preparation system. During the course of study, the students will gain valuable hands-on clinical experience in hospitals, nursing homes, physical therapy clinics and private offices where they will practice and perfect their skills.

 

COURSES OF STUDY

HEALTH AND NURSING SCIENCES: Students enrolled in the Health and Nursing Sciences program will study a variety of subjects, not limited to:

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  • Medical Terminology
  • Clinical Procedures
  • Basic Nursing Skills
  • Infection Control
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • First Aid
  • Nutrition
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Patient Safety/Medical Asepsis
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    CAREER POTENTIAL

    HEALTH AND NURSING SCIENCES: Students who successfully complete the Health and Nursing Sciences program may look forward to careers in the following fields after continued study/work experience, not limited to:

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  • Registered Nurse
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Radiology Technician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Surgical Technician
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Home Health Care Aide
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Coding Specialist
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