Program Description

Health Occupations is a one year program. It provides the student with a combination of classroom instruction and clinical experience. Health career exploration is accomplished through student research, field trips, job shadowing and internships in health care environments. Students identify careers that match their interests, aptitudes and expectations. Students have the opportunity to become a CNA - Certified Nurse Aide.

 

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Course Content

  • Human Structure & Function
  • Diseases & Disorders
  • Communication Skills
  • Health Care Delivery Systems
  • Employability Skills
  • Legal & Ethical Responsibilities
  • Safety Practices
  • Anatomy
  • Teamwork
  • Medical Terminology
  • Health Maintenance Practices

HELPFUL EXPERIENCE & APTITUDE

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Reading & Math Skills
  • Respect for diversity
  • High school classes in Biology or Science

Entry Level Occupations

  • Nurse Aide
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Veterinary Assistant

Industry Certifications

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
  • CPR & First Aide

 

 

For College Bound Students

Upon successful completion of this program students may be granted advanced placement and/or college credit towards a two or four year degree at Baker College, Delta College, Ferris State University, Davenport University and St. Clair County Community College, Mid Michigan Community College, Washtenaw Community College.