Health Services

  • health services images The Health Services program is for students interested in pursuing a career in health care.  The program provides core skills and knowledge necessary for entry-level employment in the health care field.  Class time will be devoted to theory, practicing in the skills lab, and clinical hours providing patient care in a long-term care facility as required for the Nursing Assistant Certification. 

Curriculum Content:

  • AIDS education and infection control
  • Basic patient care skills for nursing assistants
  • Health and wellness practices
  • HIPAA education
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical law/regulatory guidelines
  • Medical terminology
  • Patient intake, preparation, exam, and documentation of care 
  • Pharmacology
  • Risk management, quality assurance
  • Safety
  • Therapeutic Communication
  • Trends in health care

 Industry Certifications:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR
  • Blood pathogen certification
  • First aid
  • Nursing Assistant Certification (NAC)

Examples of Jobs/Career Titles:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Entry-level positions in health/medical industry
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Nursing Assistant-Certified
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Pre-Med
  • Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Technician
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Therapist
  • Ultrasound Technician
  • Veterinarian
  • X-ray Technician